Security Watch - Page 108

Keeping Track of patches and hacks in the IT security world.

Apple Plugs First MoAB Hole

January 23, 2007 5:01 PM
Apple has shipped a high-priority update for its QuickTime media player to correct a flaw exposed during the controversial MoAB (Month of Apple Bugs) project.

Mysterious Excel Flaw Warning Appears

January 09, 2007 9:01 AM
A security advisory for a "critical" Microsoft Excel vulnerability has been posted on Fortinet's Web site, but the absence of adequate documentation puts the issue under a cloud of mystery.

Microsoft Withdraws 4 Patch Day Bulletins

January 05, 2007 9:01 PM
Microsoft has suddenly yanked four bulletins from next Tuesday's Patch Day batch, a surefire sign that the company continues to struggle with the patch testing process.

Apple Flaw Project Odds and Ends

January 05, 2007 4:01 PM
MoAB update: An official patch from VideoLAN, hidden taunts and heated verbal punditry.

Where's Microsoft on CVSS Support?

January 04, 2007 10:01 PM
Cisco has joined Oracle and others supporting the Common Vulnerability Scoring Standard, but unless Microsoft joins the party, the flaw rating scheme will continue to flounder.

Cisco + IronPort = Done Deal

January 03, 2007 10:01 PM
UPDATE: The rumor mill is buzzing tonight about an $825 million merger between Cisco and IronPort.

Flash Phishing, MySpace Passwords and Hacking PDFs

January 03, 2007 12:01 PM
LINKS DU JOUR: Google's blacklisted URL database is chock full of MySpace login credentials; Who knew Symantec had a full-fledged rock band?

VLC Media Player Bug Bites at Apple

January 02, 2007 5:01 PM
UPDATE: The second flaw warning in the Month of Apple Bugs project is for a remote code execution issue affecting the cross-platform VLC media player distributed by VideoLAN.

Google Serves Ads in Phishing Attacks

December 22, 2006 11:12 AM
TGIF Links du jour: Inside the Vista proof-of concept; Month of Apple Bugs reaction; Google makes money from phishing attacks; Is Intel indirectly sponsoring an anti-OLPC Web site?

Patch Watch: Firefox, Apple QuickTime Flaw Fixes

December 20, 2006 3:12 PM
Mozilla has shipped a "highly critical" Firefox update to correct multiple security bugs that could cause cross-site scripting, information disclosure, denial-of-service and system access attacks.

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