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Pwn2Own 2013 Takes Aim at Browser Plugins

January 18, 2013 |

Over half a million in cash and prizes are on the table at HP's Zero Day Initiative event.

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Patch Monday? Oracle and Microsoft Scramble IT Patch Cycle

January 14, 2013 |

Out-of-band updates from Microsoft and Oracle address critical zero-day flaws.

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Windows RT Hacked

January 09, 2013 |

C. L. Rokr has demonstrated a way of jailbreaking the system to run desktop apps.

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Microsoft Fixes Dozen Flaws, but Not IE Zero-Day Threat, in Update

January 08, 2013 |

Microsoft's first patch Tuesday update of 2013 is now out and it's likely to be followed up by an out-of-band update for IE soon.

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SSL Certificate Authority Puts Google at Risk (Again)

January 04, 2013 |

TURKTRUST joins the list of exploited vulnerable certificate authorities as Google, Microsoft and Mozilla take action.

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Microsoft Acknowledges IE Zero Day Security Flaw

December 31, 2012 |

The vulnerability exists only in versions 6, 7 and 8 of Internet Explorer -- newer versions of the browser aren't affected.

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Chrome 25 Will Block Silent Extension Installs

December 24, 2012 |

The company says the feature 'has been widely abused by third parties.'

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Did Microsoft Improve Security in 2012?

December 21, 2012 |

Microsoft had a lower patch count and fewer vulnerabilities this year, but there were still a few interesting security flaws.

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Doctor Web Warns of New Mac Malware

December 12, 2012 |

The company says Trojan.SMSSend.3666 is the first fake-installer Trojan for Mac OS X.

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Spider.io Warns of Massive Internet Explorer Security Flaw

December 12, 2012 |

Mouse cursor movements can be tracked even if the Internet Explorer window is inactive.

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Microsoft's December Patch Tuesday Fixes IE

December 11, 2012 |

No gifts for attackers this year, as Microsoft ups the ante on security with December Patch Tuesday.

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Georgia Tech Warns of Mobile Browser Vulnerabilities

December 07, 2012 |

Most mobile browsers fail to display SSL or TLS indicators.

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Microsoft Security Essentials Flunks AV-TEST Certification

November 30, 2012 |

The software successfully protected against only 64 percent of zero-day malware attacks.

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Fake Browser Updates Deliver Malware

November 28, 2012 |

Instead of a browser update, the download contains a Windows Trojan.

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Microsoft Gives Windows 8 Away for Free by Mistake

November 22, 2012 |

Give the company an e-mail address, and they'll send you a valid product key.

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Firefox 17 Patches 16 Security Flaws

November 21, 2012 |

The new version of the browser also enables 'click-to-play' for plug-ins.

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Microsoft Updates Windows 8 in November Patch Tuesday Release

November 13, 2012 |

While Windows 8 raises the bar on Windows security, it's not immune from Microsoft's monthly patch cycle.

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Chrome 23 Patches 14 Security Flaws

November 08, 2012 |

The new version also adds 'Do Not Track' support.

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Quarri Offers Server-based Approach to Web Browsing

November 05, 2012 |

Instead of relying on users, new technology from Quarri Technologies automatically delivers secure, policy-based Web browsing from a server.

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Prevent Web Attacks Using Input Sanitization

October 26, 2012 |

What do three of the five most common website attacks have in common? Yes, a lack of input sanitization. Find out why it's important and what to do about it.

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