Stories by Robert McMillan

McAfee, Symantec ready VM security products

With VMware's user conference beginning this week in Las Vegas, security vendors Symantec and McAfee are readying new products designed to lock down the software running in virtual machine environments.

Apple nixes security engineering talk

Apple has pulled its security engineering team out of a planned public discussion on the company's security practices, which had been set for this week's Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.

Firewall vendors scramble to fix DNS problem

Nearly a month after a critical flaw in the Internet's Domain Name System was first reported, vendors of some of the most widely used firewall software are scrambling to fix a problem that can essentially undo part of the patches that address this bug.