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  • September 28, 2006 28 Sep'06

    New exploits target Microsoft PowerPoint, IE

    Microsoft may have patched the VML flaw in Internet Explorer, but now it faces new threats against the Web browser and PowerPoint.

  • September 25, 2006 25 Sep'06

    Hijacked consumer machines target the enterprise

    Attackers continue to strike gold by targeting consumers who lack the security savvy to address desktop application flaws, according to Symantec Corp. Enterprises ultimately pay the price.

  • September 25, 2006 25 Sep'06

    Stration worm targets Windows machines

    The worm uses several fake email messages, including one claiming to be a security update. Users are advised to avoid unsolicited email attachments.

  • September 12, 2006 12 Sep'06

    Security Bytes: Hackers target the Terminator

    In other news, Symantec upgrades its Norton product line and the Anti-Phishing Working Group says phishing activity soared this summer.

  • September 06, 2006 06 Sep'06

    Proofpoint delivers strong messaging security

    Proofpoint Messaging Security Gateway is a highly recommended, affordable solution for big enterprises that need protection from email-based attacks.

  • September 05, 2006 05 Sep'06

    New Microsoft Word zero-day exploit discovered

    Updated: Trojan.MDropper-Q is exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft's word-processing application that could allow attackers to take control of certain machines.

  • September 01, 2006 01 Sep'06

    Attacks against MS06-040 on the rise

    Six pieces of malware are now going after the Windows Server Service flaw outlined in MS06-040, and a spike in attacks has led Symantec to raise its ThreatCon to Level 2.

  • August 31, 2006 31 Aug'06

    Malware database access sparks debate

    Should an emerging database of more than 300,000 malware samples remain a walled community for trusted users, or is open access the best way to fight off digital desperados?

  • August 23, 2006 23 Aug'06

    Botnets spike in wake of Windows flaw

    Mocbot has hijacked 265,000 machines a day by exploiting the MS06-040 flaw. Meanwhile, a modified Randex worm has set its sights on the flaw.

  • August 21, 2006 21 Aug'06

    Twin Trojans use PowerPoint to spread

    Updated: Two new Trojan horse programs are exploiting a vulnerability in PowerPoint, researchers say. But Microsoft denies there's a new flaw.

  • August 13, 2006 13 Aug'06

    Mocbot update targets MS06-040 flaw

    Security experts raised the red flag Sunday as new malware targets the Windows flaw addressed in the MS06-040 patch. Attackers are using the flaw to expand IRC-controlled botnets.

  • August 07, 2006 07 Aug'06

    Spyware war may be a losing battle, experts say

    Black Hat: Spyware is a top concern among security professionals, but experts say there may be no technology that can stop its spread. Instead, the spyware battle may need to be waged on a different front.

  • July 18, 2006 18 Jul'06

    Microsoft plans PowerPoint zero-day patch

    Microsoft will have a patch ready by Aug. 8, if not sooner. Since some PowerPoint flaws have already been attacked, Microsoft strongly discourages opening untrusted attachments.

  • July 13, 2006 13 Jul'06

    Trojan targets Microsoft PowerPoint flaw

    Update: The exploit might be tied to an older flaw in Excel. Attackers who exploit the serious flaw could launch arbitrary code. Microsoft says it is investigating.

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    Vendor takes aim at toolbar taboo

    Security experts discourage the use of toolbars because they're often bundled with adware and spyware. Yet one security firm is hoping to remove toolbar from security's list of dirty words.