Web Browser Security
- February 12, 2008
After digesting 11 security updates Microsoft released Tuesday, security experts urged IT shops to act first on the patches for critical Office and IE flaws.
- December 20, 2007
Microsoft announced a workaround for IT shops affected by a flawed Internet Explorer (IE) security patch, but some administrators sought the solution on their own.
- December 18, 2007
Some users are reporting problems with Internet Explorer after installing Microsoft's MS07-069 security update.
- December 11, 2007
Mozilla is touting big security advances in Firefox 3, including stronger anti-malware measures. Those testing the beta say it looks promising, though tweaks are needed.
- December 06, 2007
Microsoft plans to release seven security updates Tuesday, including three critical fixes for Windows, DirectX, DirectShow, Windows Media Format Runtime and Internet Explorer.
- November 27, 2007
Firefox 220.127.116.11 addresses multiple flaws attackers could have exploited to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks and potentially hijack a user's computer.
- October 25, 2007
A massive update to the Firefox browser resulted in some stability issues and bugs, according to Mozilla. The vendor plans to rush a patch to repair the issues.
- October 19, 2007
Attackers could exploit multiple flaws in Mozilla Firefox to tamper with sensitive information, conduct phishing attacks and run malicious code.
- October 17, 2007
Opera fixed a browser flaw attackers could exploit to run malicious code on targeted machines.
- October 11, 2007
Microsoft issued an alert warning of an unpatched command execution vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that could be exploited remotely to access a machine.
- September 19, 2007
Firefox users can protect themselves from a QuickTime attack vector by upgrading to Firefox 18.104.22.168, Mozilla said Tuesday.
- September 05, 2007
Despite Mozilla's recent Firefox security update, researchers say there's another way attackers could exploit the browser for malicious purposes.
- August 14, 2007
Microsoft released nine security updates Tuesday -- six of them critical -- for flaws in Internet Explorer, Excel and other programs within the Windows OS.
- August 14, 2007
Microsoft's Christopher Budd explains the software vendor's new Update Catalog, a searchable database of all Microsoft security updates, drivers, and service packs. Also a look at this month's updates.
- August 10, 2007
Nine security bulletins will be released Tuesday to patch flaws in Windows, Office, IE and Virtual PC, Microsoft said. Six of the bulletins are expected to be critical.