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  • March 02, 2006 02 Mar'06

    Apple fixes more than a dozen OS X flaws

    The pile of security updates is Apple's response to not only a critical flaw uncovered last week, but also to the recent scrutiny regarding the security of its flagship OS.

  • February 27, 2006 27 Feb'06

    Threats don't diminish Mac's reputation

    IT pros still believe Mac OS X is more secure than Windows, despite recent challenges, but that isn't likely to help it unseat Windows in the enterprise.

  • February 21, 2006 21 Feb'06

    Critical flaw found in Mac OS X

    A serious problem with the way Apple's OS processes specially crafted resource forks and HFS metadata comes just days after it became the target of malicious code for the first time.

  • February 10, 2006 10 Feb'06

    Security Blog Log: A week of vulnerabilities

    This week the blogosphere focused on some significant security holes in Internet Explorer, Windows and Sun's Java Runtime Environment.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    Microsoft warns of fresh IE, Windows flaws

    Attackers could exploit an Internet Explorer flaw to launch malicious code. Meanwhile, a Windows glitch could allow elevated system privileges.

  • February 03, 2006 03 Feb'06

    Security Blog Log: Surprise! IE 7 beta has a flaw

    Security researchers in the blogosphere are buzzing about a flaw in IE 7. Should users wait before taking the browser for a spin?

  • February 02, 2006 02 Feb'06

    Mozilla issues Firefox mega-fix

    The digital underground could exploit as many as seven flaws to bypass security restrictions, compromise sensitive data and launch cross-site scripting attacks.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Security Bytes: Firefox flaw could expose sensitive data

    Meanwhile: MIT researchers warn of attacks exploiting Skype; man gets two years in prison for selling Microsoft source code; Fortinet and Trend Micro settle a patent dispute.

  • December 14, 2005 14 Dec'05

    Security Bytes: Exploit code targets older versions of Firefox

    In other news, a flaw is found in Opera and the Cyber Security Industry Alliance tells the federal government to show more leadership on security.

  • December 13, 2005 13 Dec'05

    Microsoft issues critical fix for IE

    In addition to the long-awaited browser fix, the software giant also addressed an "important" Windows kernel flaw involving how certain procedure calls are processed.

  • December 08, 2005 08 Dec'05

    Two Windows patches coming, IE fix uncertain

    It remains to be seen whether the software giant on Dec. 13 will address an outstanding Internet Explorer issue that is currently the target of a malicious Trojan.

  • December 01, 2005 01 Dec'05

    Out-of-cycle IE patch may be imminent

    Microsoft may release a critical Internet Explorer fix before the next Patch Tuesday, amid reports that malicious code is targeting a memory corruption flaw.

  • November 22, 2005 22 Nov'05

    Influential survey says security 'set back by 6 years'

    Update: The SANS Top 20 vulnerability list for 2005 shows the bad guys attacking flawed apps and paying more attention to network holes.

  • November 21, 2005 21 Nov'05

    Exploit code targets IE memory corruption flaw

    Update: Security experts warn of proof-of-concept code for a memory corruption flaw in Internet Explorer. One firm recommends disabling Active Scripting, and explains how.

  • October 27, 2005 27 Oct'05

    Security Bytes: IE7 defenses revealed

    In other news, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina takes a role with Cybertrust; malware exploits avian flu fears; and Zotob's impact is measured.

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