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  • August 09, 2007 09 Aug'07

    Mozilla to extend security in major Firefox update

    The next version of Firefox will include new anti-phishing and anti-malware capabilities. Mozilla also plans to release a pair of fuzzing tools to detect Java, FTP and HTTP flaws.

  • July 31, 2007 31 Jul'07

    Mozilla fixes two critical Firefox flaws

    Firefox version 2.0.0.6 addresses critical flaws involving unescaped URLs passing to external programs and privilege escalation.

  • July 26, 2007 26 Jul'07

    Warning issued over unpatched Firefox flaw

    Danish vulnerability clearinghouse Secunia and the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued advisories about the input validation flaw.

  • July 18, 2007 18 Jul'07

    Critical Firefox flaws addressed by Mozilla

    Mozilla attended to eight flaws in Firefox, fixing three critical and two high-impact vulnerabilities that could be used by an attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

  • June 14, 2007 14 Jun'07

    Apple fixes flaws in Safari for Windows

    Researchers who haven't liked Apple's past response to flaw reports applaud the company's quick fix to Safari for Windows. But they're not convinced Apple is turning over a new leaf.

  • June 13, 2007 13 Jun'07

    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.

  • June 12, 2007 12 Jun'07

    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.

  • June 12, 2007 12 Jun'07

    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.

  • May 31, 2007 31 May'07

    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.

  • May 14, 2007 14 May'07

    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.

  • April 27, 2007 27 Apr'07

    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.

  • March 30, 2007 30 Mar'07

    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.

  • March 28, 2007 28 Mar'07

    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.

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    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.

  • March 15, 2007 15 Mar'07

    Phishing risk seen in new IE 7 flaw

    Microsoft said it is investigating a flaw in Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7) attackers could exploit to launch phishing expeditions.

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