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Blogmarks tagged security in 2004

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User Education Is Not the Answer to Security Problems. Smart thinking on security from Jakob Nielsen. # 1st November 2004, 1:22 pm

Net security threats growing fast. 30,000+ PCs a day are being compromised for botnets. # 20th September 2004, 6:44 pm

OS X Security Update 2004-09-07 (via) Plenty of important fixes; a must-have. # 8th September 2004, 3:45 pm

IE in Windows XP SP2. An overview of the new security changes. # 10th August 2004, 7:39 pm

Race conditions in security UI. A vulnerability that is even more effective against advanced users (i.e. fast typists). # 2nd July 2004, 4:14 pm

Bruce vs. Bruce (via) Schneier and Sterling discuss security and technology. # 15th June 2004, 10:04 pm

Daring Fireball: Security Cannot Be Spun. Apple’s communication handling of the recent security problem was atrocious. # 31st May 2004, 4 am

Background Images Security Flaw? Styling :visited links can reveal a user’s browser history. # 24th May 2004, 8:24 pm

Mac OS X helpviewer security flaw fixed. Hit Software Update. Not sure if this fixes the telnet: variety though. # 22nd May 2004, 5:08 am

Mac OS X URI Handler Arbitrary Code Execution (via) Very nasty: affects all web browsers, allows compromise by malicious web sites. # 18th May 2004, 3:39 pm

Why Windows is a Security Nightmare. The pain of Windows Update over a 56K modem. # 18th May 2004, 5:50 am

Bruce Schneier: We are all security customers. How can the US get the best return on investment for homeland security? # 4th May 2004, 6:34 pm

M.I.T Card Information (via) Who’s bright idea was it to introduce a poorly secured swipe card system in a school full of hard-core techies? # 25th April 2004, 8:58 pm

Will Trade Passwords For Chocolate (via) I’m not at all surprised. Most people see passwords as more of an annoyance than a security measure. # 20th April 2004, 4:27 am

XP Service Pack 2 Review. Several welcome security improvements for those still suffering on Windows ;) # 21st March 2004, 9:14 pm

Slouching toward Big Brother (via) Security is a trade-off # 30th January 2004, 7:18 pm

Election boxes easy to mess with (via) More on Diebold’s ludicrous security # 30th January 2004, 7:11 pm

non-consensual http user tracking using caches. Interesting security issue involving HTTP caching headers # 20th January 2004, 10:37 pm