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  • 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.

  • June 30, 2006 30 Jun'06

    Would Blue Pill create a matrix for PCs?

    This week in Security Blog Log: A researcher creates fake reality for Windows Vista's anti-malware sensors. Not all bloggers are impressed.

  • June 22, 2006 22 Jun'06

    Security Bytes: University data breaches lead to IT suspensions

    In other news, Panda spots a fast-spreading worm; Gartner reports growth in the antivirus market; and IBM fixes a WebSphere flaw.

  • June 21, 2006 21 Jun'06

    New Bagle variants on the prowl

    The prolific worm arrives as a .zip attachment that's encrypted with a password. It spreads using randomly chosen names programmed into its code.

  • June 20, 2006 20 Jun'06

    Security Bytes: Malware targets Google programs

    Meanwhile, Microsoft offers advice regarding a zero-day Excel flaw; a new worm exploits the World Cup craze; and hackers deface a Microsoft Web site.

  • June 16, 2006 16 Jun'06

    Microsoft Excel zero-day flaw discovered

    Attackers could exploit the Excel zero-day flaw to launch malicious code. Security experts say users should beware of emails with Excel file attachments.

  • June 15, 2006 15 Jun'06

    Exploit code targets Microsoft flaws

    At least two new potential threats are on the loose less than a day after Microsoft's June patch rollout. Security experts warn IT shops to patch immediately.

  • June 09, 2006 09 Jun'06

    Security Bytes: Man charged with stealing, selling VoIP service

    In other news, hackers target an older Microsoft flaw and a security hole affects Internet Explorer, Firefox and other browsers.

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Security Bytes: CPAs facing data fraud risk

    Meanwhile, blackmailing malware storms Russia; two adware firms merge; and HP addresses a Sendmail flaw in HP Tru64 UNIX and HP Internet Express.

  • June 01, 2006 01 Jun'06

    Security Bytes: Snort systems vulnerable to attack

    Updated with a link to a third-party patch. Also: IBM rectifies a critical Kerberos flaw and Symantec's effort to battle against OneCare may have to wait.

  • May 25, 2006 25 May'06

    Fighting the uphill battle against renegade apps

    Experts say keeping unsanctioned apps and technologies off company computers is a difficult battle to win. But protecting the network is possible.

  • May 22, 2006 22 May'06

    Security Bytes: Skype dodges attackers

    Meanwhile: A worm hijacks IE and spreads via Yahoo IM, Ohio University reorganizes IT department after data theft; and Symantec accuses Microsoft of misusing technology.

  • May 16, 2006 16 May'06

    Survey: Women more likely to download spyware

    Women may download spyware more often, but men are more likely to surf risky Web sites on company time, according to new survey results.