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July Patch Tuesday: XML 5 Still Vulnerable

July 10, 2012 |

Microsoft fixes some -- but not all -- XML flaws in the July Patch Tuesday security update. Meanwhile, Internet Explorer is set to get more frequent patches.

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Will Microsoft's July Patch Tuesday Shut Down XML Attack?

July 06, 2012 |

Microsoft is set to release 9 patches next week, double what it issued in July of 2011.

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Google's Chrome 20 Patches 22 Security Flaws

June 28, 2012 |

None of the flaws are rated critical, though several are rated high severity.

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Apple's OS X Mountain Lion Adds Automatic Security Updates

June 27, 2012 |

The newest version of the operating system will check with Apple's servers on a daily basis.

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Privacy Flaw Found in Firefox 13

June 25, 2012 |

The browser's 'New Tab' thumbnail feature displays screenshots of recently-visited Web sites.

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Internet Explorer Security Flaw Being Actively Exploited

June 19, 2012 |

Sophos researchers have come across several attempts to exploit the vulnerability.

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Open Source PHP and Ruby on Rails Updated for Security

June 15, 2012 |

Busy week of patching continues as programming languages and frameworks get patched for security vulnerabilities.

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Oracle and Apple Update Java - and So Should You

June 14, 2012 |

Is your Java up to date? Check now. Even Apple has updated this time. You have been warned.

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Microsoft Patches Pwn2Own IE Flaw, Revokes Digital Certs

June 12, 2012 |

The June Patch Tuesday release addresses 26 unique vulnerabilities and closes the untrusted certificate loophole exploited by the Flame malware.

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The Hidden Security Risks of Legacy Software

June 08, 2012 |

Upgrading old software is often a painful and costly process. But deferring those upgrades could be potentially catastrophic for your business.

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Adobe Patches Critical Flash Player Security Flaws

June 08, 2012 |

The vulnerabilities could enable an attacker to take control of a system, according to the company.

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Adobe Releases Free Patches for Photoshop, Illustrator Security Flaws

June 05, 2012 |

The patches were promised a month ago, after the company first said the only way to protect against the flaws would be to pay for an upgrade.

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Microsoft Touts Cloud Security in Office 365 for Government Launch

June 05, 2012 |

Betting on security and privacy, Microsoft hopes to avoid the issues that tripped up Google's cloud deal for Los Angeles.

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Windows Update Helped to Spread 'Flame' Malware

June 04, 2012 |

Bogus certificates were used to falsely certify that the malware was produced by Microsoft.

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Understanding the Flame Malware

May 29, 2012 |

It's the largest and most complex piece of malware ever discovered. But Flame (aka Flamer and sKyWIper) does not appear to pose a significant immediate risk to U.S. companies.

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Yahoo! Launches Axis Browser Extension with Major Security Error

May 24, 2012 |

The source package contains the company's private certificate file used to sign the extension, according to security researcher Nik Cubrilovic.

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How to Securely Delete Data from Hard Drives

May 20, 2012 |

Don't let that old hard drive leave the building without first scrubbing it clean of all data.

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QuickTime for Windows Update Patches Security Flaws

May 16, 2012 |

The update patches 17 vulnerabilities in versions of the software for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

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Chrome 19 Patches Over 20 Security Flaws

May 16, 2012 |

For the browser update, Google paid security researchers $7,500 in bug bounties.

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Intel Launches New Generation of Secure Processors

May 16, 2012 |

Security gets embedded in the latest generation of vPro chips, as Intel continues to drive McAfee technologies into the hardware layer.

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