Web Browser Security
- March 02, 2006
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
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
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
This week the blogosphere focused on some significant security holes in Internet Explorer, Windows and Sun's Java Runtime Environment.
- February 08, 2006
Attackers could exploit an Internet Explorer flaw to launch malicious code. Meanwhile, a Windows glitch could allow elevated system privileges.
- February 03, 2006
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In other news, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina takes a role with Cybertrust; malware exploits avian flu fears; and Zotob's impact is measured.