Web Browser Security

  • March 06, 2007 06 Mar'07

    Mozilla warns of a new Firefox flaw

    Attackers could exploit the latest Firefox flaws to bypass security restrictions and hijack targeted machines. The latest version of the browser corrects the problem.

  • February 26, 2007 26 Feb'07

    DOM property issue among several spurring Firefox update

    he Mozilla update fixes Firefox flaws digital miscreants could exploit to circumvent security restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting attacks and access sensitive information.

  • February 21, 2007 21 Feb'07

    Microsoft confirms new IE flaw

    Attackers could exploit a new flaw in Internet Explorer (IE) to access local files on targeted systems, Microsoft confirmed Tuesday.

  • February 19, 2007 19 Feb'07

    Stop & Shop acknowledges security breach

    In other news, researchers warn of a new security hole in Mozilla Firefox that could allow attackers to tamper with cookies.

  • February 08, 2007 08 Feb'07

    Briefs: Vulnerabilities found in Trend Micro, Firefox browser

    This week, Trend Micro released a fix for a flaw in its antivirus engine, while no fixes are available for two newly discovered Mozilla Firefox browser flaws.

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Patch testing may suffer due to zero-day fears

    Windows users faced a breathtaking spike in zero-day threats last year and most security experts agree the problem is only going to get worse. Mark Shavlik, founder and CEO of Roseville, Minn.-based patch management firm Shavlik Technologies, is ...

  • January 16, 2007 16 Jan'07

    Who patches better: Microsoft or Mozilla?

    Window Snyder was a senior security strategist at Microsoft before leaving in 2005 to become a founder and CTO of Matasano Security LLC. Last September she became Mozilla Corp.'s security chief and is now responsible for locking down the popular ...

  • January 11, 2007 11 Jan'07

    Critical Apple flaw discovered in Mac OS X

    Attackers can exploit the flaw remotely to compromise a user's system via the Safari Web browser.

  • December 20, 2006 20 Dec'06

    Mozilla issues fixes for Firefox, SeaMonkey and Thunderbird

    Digital miscreants could exploit flaws in Mozilla's popular Firefox browser to bypass security programs, access sensitive information and conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Firefox, IE flaw could expose passwords

    A flaw in Firefox 2.0 and IE could affect anyone visiting a Web site that allows user-contributed HTML codes to be added, according to Chapin Information Services.

  • November 14, 2006 14 Nov'06

    Firefox antiphishing feature beats Internet Explorer in Mozilla test

    A Firefox automated antiphishing feature beat IE 7 in a test conducted by Mozilla, but analysts say large enterprises should focus on spam blocking software.

  • November 14, 2006 14 Nov'06

    Exploit code out for MS06-070 flaw

    Microsoft said it is aware of proof-of-concept exploit code for the Windows Workstation service flaw, which was among the vulnerabilities patched this week.

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    Mozilla fixes Firefox flaws

    Attackers could exploit multiple flaws in Firefox, SeaMonkey and Thunderbird to crash machines, bypass security restrictions and launch malicious code.

  • November 06, 2006 06 Nov'06

    Microsoft eyes second zero-day threat in a week

    This time, attackers are going after a zero-day flaw in Windows, and Microsoft has released some workarounds until a patch is available.

  • November 03, 2006 03 Nov'06

    Security Blog Log: Dissecting Firefox 2.0

    This week, bloggers examine the security features of Firefox 2.0 and come away with mixed reviews. Does it fare better than Internet Explorer 7?