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  • Microsoft investigates possible new Office flaw

    Attackers can exploit a new buffer-overflow flaw in Microsoft Office to cause a denial of service or run malicious code on targeted machines via IE, Symantec warned Wednesday. 

  • 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. 

  • Researchers find flaws in Safari for Windows

    Attackers could exploit a flaw in Apple's Safari for Windows to pass arbitrary command line arguments to any application that can be called through a protocol handler. 

  • Zero-day flaws affect Firefox, IE

    A researcher published details on four new zero-day flaws affecting Firefox and Internet Explorer. They could be exploited to log keystrokes, download malware and steal cookies. 

  • Mozilla fixes potential DoS flaws in firefox

    Firefox versions 2.0.0.4 and 1.5.0.12 fix flaws attackers could exploit to do a variety of damage. Mozilla says this is the final update for Firefox 1.5. 

  • Admins run into trouble with Microsoft updates

    A DNS service failure and an ongoing WSUS glitch are among this month's frustrations as IT administrators try to deploy the latest security patches from Microsoft. 

  • Mac hack puts Apple faithful on the defense

    This week in Security Blog Log: A much-hyped QuickTime exploit threatens Mac OS X and Windows browsers, but the Apple faithful feel the greatest sting. 

  • Spam poses as Internet Explorer 7 download

    Beware of emails from "admin@microsoft.com." It may look like an invitation to download Internet Explorer 7, but it's really a trick to infect machines with malware. 

  • Exploit code out for Internet Explorer flaw

    Websense Security Labs warned that exploit code targeting the Internet Explorer MDAC flaw has been published. Microsoft released a patch for the flaw in February. 

  • Mozilla releases Firefox fix

    One newly-discovered flaw and several glitches introduced in the last update have been fixed with Mozilla's release of Firefox 2.0.0.3 and 1.5.0.11.