Matt Keil
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EDITION: Firewall

P2P Strikes Again!

ALERT – Peer-to-peer (P2P) software continues to cause security risks for users and corporate networks with private data being accidentally shared across file sharing networks. ABN Amro (CitiGro …
Matt Keil
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EDITION: Firewall

Meebo Adds File Sharing Service

ALERT – Meebo, the web-based instant messaging service, has now added a file transfer feature that allows users to share files with IM contacts regardless of which IM network they are on. Utiliz …
Matt Keil
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EDITION: Firewall

Is there an Elephant in the Room?

ANALYSIS – In this Network World article, the author raises the topic of what is really going through port 80 on most firewalls. Sure, visits to Yahoo, Google, and the other millions of web site …
Matt Keil
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EDITION: Firewall

Yet Another Reason To Block P2P?

ANALYSIS – This article shows how hackers can add insult to injury by releasing a Trojan that laughs at you while it erases your files. Originally developed as part of the Usenix network, P2P ha …