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Oracle Releases Emergency Patch for Java Security Flaws

August 31, 2012 |

Yesterday's security alert addresses three vulnerabilities.

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Firefox 15, Thunderbird 15 Patch Several Security Flaws

August 30, 2012 |

Sixteen vulnerabilities were patched in Firefox, and 12 in Thunderbird.

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How to Prevent Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Attacks

August 28, 2012 |

Input sanitization is key to defending against XSS attacks. Is your company's website secured?

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Intego Warns of 'NetWeird' Mac Malware

August 27, 2012 |

The minimally functional malware is being sold on underground forums for $60.

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Review: McAfee Deep Defender

August 23, 2012 |

Rootkits are in the crosshairs of this innovative anti-malware technology that runs directly on the processor, underneath the operating system.

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Google Boosts Chromium Vulnerability Rewards

August 16, 2012 |

The company has announced new bonuses starting at $1,000.

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August Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes XML, IE, and Oracle Flaws

August 14, 2012 |

Microsoft patches 26 vulnerabilities -- and revisits the XML patch from the July update.

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Review: Total Defense Anti-Virus r12

August 13, 2012 |

CA Technologies spinoff Total Defense offers robust management capabilities in its AV-only product. But the software lags a bit behind the competition in anti-malware sophistication.

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Google to Pay Record Fine for Privacy Violations

August 09, 2012 |

The company will pay $22.5 million to settle charges that it sidestepped Safari's privacy setting to track user activity.

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Review: Avast Endpoint Protection Suite

August 09, 2012 |

Multiple levels of anti-malware protection combined with a community-based threat detection network and a centralized management server make Avast a compelling alternative for business-level virus protection.

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Microsoft Releases Attack Surface Analyzer 1.0

August 06, 2012 |

The tool is intended to help  developers evaluate the changes their software makes to the attack surface of a computer.

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Opera 12.01 Patches Five Security Flaws

August 03, 2012 |

One of the vulnerabilities could enable arbitrary code execution.

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LibreOffice Update Patches Security Flaws

August 02, 2012 |

The vulnerabilities could be exploited by an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

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HTML5 WebSockets Identified As Security Risk

July 31, 2012 |

WebSockets offer the promise of improved TCP connections, but do they also invite new forms of attack on your applications and infrastructure?

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Ubisoft Patches Uplay Security Flaw

July 31, 2012 |

Affected game titles include 'Assassin's Creed: Revelatons' and 'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction.'

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Intego Uncovers New Mac OS X Trojan

July 25, 2012 |

The malware has not yet been found in the wild.

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Black Hat: Wintel Flaw Remained Unpatched For Six Years

July 25, 2012 |

Linux patched the Intel kernel privilege escalation flaw in 2006 -- but Windows, FreeBSD, and NetBSD remained vulnerable until just six weeks ago.

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Black Hat: Open Source Web Application Firewall Comes to Microsoft IIS

July 24, 2012 |

After 10 years on Apache, the popular open source ModSecurity web application firewall is expanding its footprint to Microsoft's IIS web server.

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Oracle Critical Patch Update Fixes 87 Flaws

July 18, 2012 |

Security issues in database, middleware, and CRM applications are addressed in Oracle's quarterly CPU.

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Google Secures Chrome Browser Extensions

July 17, 2012 |

Safe browsing tip: Don't download browser extensions and add-ons from third-party websites.

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