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  • PatchLink, SecureWave announce merger

    Security firm PatchLink said it plans to acquire SecureWave to strengthen its patch management platform with endpoint security and policy management features. 

  • Endpoint fears drive PatchLink-SecureWave merger

    Experts say the PatchLink-SecureWave merger makes sense since IT pros want a better way to protect their endpoint devices. But PatchLink's market supremacy is far from assured. 

  • HP fixes serious laptop utility flaw

    In other vulnerability news, Sun warns of a new Solaris flaw, glitches are fixed in Safari and Yahoo Messenger; and Microsoft investigates a possible Office flaw. 

  • Microsoft patches Windows Vista, IE 7

    Microsoft fixed 15 flaws in a variety of products Tuesday, including Windows XP, Vista and Internet Explorer 7. Attackers could exploit the most serious flaws for remote code execution. 

  • Inside MSRC: Microsoft offers details on MOICE advisory, Outlook flaws

    Microsoft's Christopher Budd outlines the finer points behind this month's security bulletins and gives an update on the new bulletin layout. 

  • Microsoft to patch Windows Vista, IE 7, Office

    In a redesigned advance bulletin for Patch Tuesday, Microsoft said it will fix flaws in Windows Vista, IE 7, Office and other programs. Four updates will address critical problems. 

  • back door

    A back door is a means of access to a computer program that bypasses security mechanisms. 

  • Testing security of apps could put pressure on vendors

    Gartner IT Security Summit: Companies should shoulder some of the responsibility for testing applications to put pressure on vendors to create more secure software, say panelists. 

  • Google Desktop exploit code circulates

    Also in Security Bytes: A data security breach law could be strengthened and Mac OS X users face Samba flaws. 

  • Apple patches multiple Mac OS X flaws

    Attackers could exploit several holes in Mac OS X to run malicious code on targeted machines, trigger denials of service or escalate privileges. Apple has released patches.