Microsoft's chairman tells RSA Conference 2007 attendees that a combination of authentication and access management strategies is what it takes to protect corporate data, but information security pros are willing to wait for the proof.
Vista exploitable, researcher says
Security researcher Marc Maiffret is set to reveal a new way to elevate system privileges by exploiting a flaw in Windows Vista.
Podcast: Maiffret talks about cracks in Vista
CA backup bug exploitable on Vista
A previously patched buffer overflow vulnerability in CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup has been exploited, the first such flaw for a third-party app running on Vista. One security firm says ISVs aren't taking advantage of Vista's new security features.
Industry experts at RSA Conference 2007 say not only have rootkits become the weapon of choice for malicious hackers, but they've also emerged as useful tools for legitimate businesses trying to exert control over users.