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19 Ago/10

BitDefender Total Security 2011 Review, Giveaway

BitDefender Total Security 2011 Review, Giveaway

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); BitDefender recently launched their security product line for 2011, with improvements all over the board, a set of new features to increase the protection of the system, and a new customizable interface suitable suitable for users of all experience levels. Total Security 2011 is the top of the line product that includes all features that the two other available products, Antivirus Pro and Internet Security offer, plus some that...

29 Lug/10

Adobe / Microsoft to team up on Vulnerability Sharing

Adobe / Microsoft to team up on Vulnerability Sharing

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Microsoft has announced that it’s to extend it’s Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) to include vulnerability sharing information from Adobe. The programme, launched in October 2008 allows sharing of information about security vulnerabilities with security software vendors.  So far 65 companies have signed up to the scheme. In a statement, Microsoft said… “Adobe products are relied on by individuals...

5 Lug/10

Google fixes YouTube xxx spam flaw

Google fixes YouTube xxx spam flaw

YouTube owner Google has been forced to act quickly to fix a flaw on it’s YouTube video sharing website that allowed hackers to bombard users with pop-up messages, redirecting them to adult websites. The code was placed in the comments section of targeted videos and would run automatically when people watched the clip. Google says the problem was fixed within only two hours of being reported, according to the BBC. “We took swift action to fix a cross-site scripting (XSS)...


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11 Giu/10

Adobe release ‘critical’ Flash patch

Adobe release ‘critical’ Flash patch

Adobe have today released a patch to sort out the critical vulnerability in Flash that was discovered last week, which is a quick turnaround. The patch, released through version 10.1 of the Flash player is available now from www.adobe.com and there is also a new version of Adobe Air as well. The company may have managed to shoot itself in the foot with this patch however as you’ll see from the amusing screenshot below, where the news story about the patch in the new version of the...

29 Mar/10

Out Of Band Internet Explorer Security Update

Out Of Band Internet Explorer Security Update

Microsoft’s Security Response team just announced that they will be publishing an out of band cumulative update for Internet Explorer due to a publicly disclosed security vulnerability that is affecting Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. The team notes that Internet Explorer 8 installations are not affected by the security vulnerability and that the security update will be released on March 30 at approximately 10:00 a.m. PDT. The update for Internet Explorer will be provided...

10 Mar/10

Old Internet Explorers Affected By Security Vulnerability

Old Internet Explorers Affected By Security Vulnerability

Microsoft has posted a security advisory about a new security vulnerability that is affecting older Internet Explorer , precisely Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. Microsoft’s latest web browser Internet Explorer 8 is not affected by the vulnerability according to the security advisory. The impact of the vulnerability is a remote code execution that can be triggered by an invalid pointer reference that can be the cause for the remote code execution. Microsoft is aware...

10 Mar/10

Microsoft Security Updates March 2010

Microsoft Security Updates March 2010

Microsoft yesterday released security patches for Windows and Office products on their monthly Patch Tuesday. A total of two security bulletins have been released by Microsoft that patch flaws in Microsoft Excel, Windows Movie Maker and Microsoft Producer 2003. The severity of both security bulletins has been rated as important. Attackers can exploit the issues for remote code execution. The security updates are offered through the usual channels including Windows Update, Microsoft Update...

24 Feb/10

Adobe Fixes Adobe Download Manager Vulnerability

Adobe Fixes Adobe Download Manager Vulnerability

A security vulnerability in Adobe Download Manager was discovered this month besides the recently discovered security vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Flash which had also been discovered and fixed by Adobe. We have posted information about the security vulnerability in the forum but not here on the blog. Adobe has now updated information about the security vulnerability which basically fixed the issue so that users who download and use the Adobe Download Manager...

12 Feb/10

Adobe Flash Player Security Update

Adobe Flash Player Security Update

Microsoft is not the only company that has released security updates in the last days. Adobe has also identified a security vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.42.34 and earlier that “could subvert the domain sandbox and make unauthorized cross-domain requests”. This vulnerability has received a critical rating which is the highest rating a vulnerability can get. The update furthermore resolves “a potential Denial of Service issue”. An Adobe Flash Player...

4 Feb/10

Internet Explorer Vulnerability And Temporary Fix

Internet Explorer Vulnerability And Temporary Fix

Another Internet Explorer vulnerability was disclosed yesterday by Microsoft. All Internet Explorer versions from Internet Explorer 5.01 to 8 are affected on all Microsoft operating systems. A mitigating factor on Windows Vista and later operating systems (like Windows 7) prevents the exploitation of the vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 8 if protected mode is enabled in the web browser. Protected mode is enabled by default in those browsers. That leaves Windows...