Web Browser Security

  • 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?

  • November 01, 2006 01 Nov'06

    Flaw found in Firefox 2.0

    Attackers could exploit the security flaw to crash versions and 2.0 of the browser, according to various security advisories.

  • November 01, 2006 01 Nov'06

    Zero-day attacks target Microsoft Visual Studio

    Microsoft has outlined a series of steps users should take to protect their machines from attacks that exploit a new zero-day flaw in Visual Studio 2005.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Firefox fans unfazed by IE 7

    IT administrators like the security improvements in IE 7. But for those who use Firefox, Microsoft's browser upgrade isn't enough to make them switch.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Triple trouble for Microsoft users

    Security researchers have reported three flaws affecting Microsoft, including two Internet Explorer glitches and a vulnerability affecting organizations that share Internet connections.

  • October 26, 2006 26 Oct'06

    AOL Security Edition 9.0 vulnerable to attack

    Attackers could exploit a flaw in AOL Security Edition 9.0 to run malicious code on targeted machines. A fix is available.

  • October 25, 2006 25 Oct'06

    Security Bytes: Secunia warns of another IE 7 flaw

    Meanwhile, Britain investigates an assault from Haxdoor; a Florida man is charged with attacking Akamai; and Britain's BT Group plans to buy Bruce Schneier's Counterpane.

  • October 20, 2006 20 Oct'06

    IE 7 arrives, but does anyone care?

    This week, the infosecurity community reacts to the long-awaited release of Internet Explorer 7 with a mix of satisfaction, disappointment and apathy.

  • October 12, 2006 12 Oct'06

    Brief: Malicious Web site poses as Google

    A malicious Web site poses as Google's Italian site, but attempts to install malicious ActiveX controls on victim's machines and ultimately redirect them to adult content.

  • October 03, 2006 03 Oct'06

    Remote Firefox JavaScript flaw claim disputed

    Hacker, Mozilla security official now say the flaw results in a DoS, not code execution.

  • September 21, 2006 21 Sep'06

    Security Blog Log: The new clearinghouse for flaws

    This week's Internet Explorer zero-day warnings illustrated how security vendors are increasingly using the blogosphere to deliver threat alerts to the public.

  • September 20, 2006 20 Sep'06

    IE attacks intensify, third-party patch issued

    Update: As more exploits target the VML flaw in Internet Explorer, a third-party fix patch is released and security organizations raise their alert status.

  • September 19, 2006 19 Sep'06

    Security Bytes: Zero-day attack targets IE

    In other news: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) names a new cybersecurity chief and a new worm uses AOL Instant Messenger to spread.

  • September 15, 2006 15 Sep'06

    Mozilla fixes several Firefox flaws

    Several flaws could be used for man-in-the-middle, spoofing and cross-site scripting attacks. Mozilla has released Firefox to address the problems.

  • September 15, 2006 15 Sep'06

    Microsoft warns of new Internet Explorer threat

    Days after Patch Tuesday, Microsoft warned of a new threat against Internet Explorer. Attackers could exploit it to crash machines or take them over.