Productivity apps and messaging security
- April 08, 2014
The April 2014 Patch Tuesday release features the final Office 2003 and XP security updates, as well as a fix for a recent Word zero-day.
- March 25, 2014
A new zero-day attack affecting versions of Word and Outlook uses remote code execution to gain user-level rights with a malicious RTF file.
- March 03, 2014
An early proponent of Microsoft SRP, Aaron Turner says application whitelisting has finally taken hold in consumer app stores.
- December 18, 2012
An attacker can exploit weaknesses in files intended to extend the functionality of Shockwave Player. No practical solution is available, US-CERT said.
- October 04, 2012
Software security expert Gary McGraw provides actionable guidance based on analysis of dozens of software security firms.
- August 22, 2012
Adobe has released updates for six critical vulnerabilities, following a patch just one week ago that addressed other critical flaws.
- June 08, 2012
Adobe repaired seven dangerous vulnerabilities in its latest Flash Player update and added sandboxing protection for Firefox and Mac users.
- May 16, 2012
Microsoft’s senior director of security engineering says core SDL principles should be at the foundation of critical infrastructure system protection.
- March 29, 2012
Adobe released a bulletin addressing critical flaws in Flash Player and rolled out a silent automatic update feature in Flash 11.2
- February 16, 2012
An Adobe Systems security update fixed seven critical flaws in Flash Player, including a cross-site scripting vulnerability being actively targeted by attackers.
- February 06, 2012
Adobe has launched the pubic beta of a new Flash Player sandbox feature for Firefox users, making attacks more difficult for cybercriminals.
- January 27, 2012
Column: Third-party applications are notoriously hard to patch and often easy to exploit. Is it time to ban applications, or can they be secured with a new approach?
- January 26, 2012
Column: Third-party applications are hard to patch and easy to exploit. Is it time to ban some apps, or to take a new approach?
- January 10, 2012
- December 07, 2011
Adobe has issued a warning about a critical zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Windows. An emergency security update is scheduled.