Desktop search tools seen raising red flagsAre your users opening up their computers' data to compromise? It wouldn't be the first time. The latest potential threat comes from free desktop search tools such as Google Desktop. Click here for more.Does open source encourage rootkits?Rootkits are becoming more prevalent and difficult to detect, and security vendor McAfee says the blame falls squarely on the open source community. Click here for more.Force10 scales IPS to 10G EthernetForce10 Networks is expected to launch this week its first security product that lets customers inspect traffic and enforce intrusion-detection and intrusion-prevention system rules to traffic flows moving as fast as 10Gbps, the vendor says. Click here for more.IE patch breaks Siebel clientSignificant changes made in a security patch from Microsoft to the way Internet Explorer processes ActiveX can cause Siebel 7 client software to lock up and become unusable. Click here for details.Face-off: Application-aware networks and usersIssy Ben-Shaul, director of engineering of Cisco's Application Delivery Business Unit, says users need application-aware networks. Raghu Ranganathan, technology director in the office of the CTO at Ciena, says they don't. What do you think? Click here to see both sides and add your two cents.Today on Layer 8, where we've had our fill of chocolate bunnies for the year:NYPD rolls out wireless street cameras; man tries to barter a paper clip for a house via the 'Net; creepy pregnant robot gives birth; and the winner of our latest Weekly Caption Contest; all this today and more at your home for not-just-networking newsFor news updated throughout the day, go to Network World's NetFlash news page.