Displaying items by tag: Exploit

Monday, 15 November 2010 12:50

Acrobat, Reader security patch close at hand

An out-of-cycle security update for Adobe Acrobat and Reader has been announced for this week in order to address critical security issues.

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A number of organisations around the world have been targeted by an attack using a previously unknown vulnerability in Internet Explorer.

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Microsoft has now widened the distribution of its latest security patch for Windows. It is now being pushed out through Windows Update and other channels.

Published in Security
Monday, 20 September 2010 08:17

Flash Player security fix schedule accelerated

Adobe is bringing forward the release of an update for Flash Player that will overcome an actively-exploited security vulnerability.

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The 0day exploit for Adobe Acrobat and Reader can be mitigated by a free tool from Microsoft, according to officials at the two companies.

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Wednesday, 04 August 2010 09:56

iPhone 4 (etc) drive-by unlock: friend or foe?

Security researchers are warning that a drive-by jailbreak for iOS 4 and earlier could be used to drop malware onto iPhones, iPads and iPod touches.

Published in Mobility

Microsoft is set to release an out-of-cycle security update to address a vulnerability that's being actively exploited by malware writers.

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A security researcher has disclosed a vulnerability in Apple's Safari browser that can be used to steal personal information.

Published in Security
Thursday, 22 July 2010 09:33

Microsoft's Fix It for Stuxnet vulnerability

Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a Windows Shell vulnerability that is being exploited by the Stuxnet malware.

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Unlike Microsoft Windows, Linux has a deserved reputation as a bullet-proof operating system. To teach computer security a University lecturer has deliberately produced the most damn vulnerable Linux you'll ever see.

 

Published in The Linux Distillery

Unlike Microsoft Windows, Linux has a deserved reputation as a bullet-proof operating system. To teach computer security a University lecturer has deliberately produced the most damn vulnerable Linux you'll ever see.

 

Published in The Linux Distillery
Thursday, 08 July 2010 09:16

Adobe Acrobat and Reader security fix bypassed

It turns out there's an easy way for hackers to get around one of the security fixes in the latest versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat.

Published in Security
Thursday, 20 May 2010 05:54

BitDefender adds to Mac anti-malware options

Security software vendor BitDefender has diversified into the Mac market. Like some other suppliers, it is offering the choice of a dual-protection pack for customers using Windows as well as Mac OS X on one system.

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Microsoft has released an automated tool to help protect against the Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability revealed last week.

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March 2010's Patch Tuesday was, as anticipated, a low-key affair with just two bulletins. But Microsoft has also warned of new and publicly disclosed vulnerability that is being exploited in older versions of its Internet Explorer browser.
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Wednesday, 03 March 2010 09:10

Microsoft: Don't press F1

If a dialog generated by a web page or other Internet content asks you to press the F1 key, don't do it!
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Microsoft's promised 'out-of-band' security update for Internet Explorer is set for release early Friday morning, Australian time.

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Wednesday, 20 January 2010 03:16

Internet Explorer patch coming soon

Microsoft is planning to release a security patch for Internet Explorer without waiting for Patch Tuesday.

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While some European governments are recommending users abandon Internet Explorer in the light of the current security scare, Microsoft and some security vendors question the value of such a move.

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Critical updates to Adobe Acrobat and Reader fix eight vulnerabilities. Versions for all supported platforms are affected.

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