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Patch Tuesday Plugs Holes in Microsoft Windows, Office

May 11, 2010 |
Microsoft releases two 'critical' patches for Windows and Office in May's Patch Tuesday drop, making things a little easier for IT administrators compared to last month.
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Yahoo Messenger Users Targeted By Clever Worm

May 07, 2010 |
Instant messaging fans using Yahoo Messenger have been infected by a worm that's disguised as a photo link from a member of a user's contact list.
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Microsoft: Only Two 'Critical' Patches Coming Tuesday

May 06, 2010 |
May's "Patch Tuesday" drop will be relatively painless, with only two "critical" patches to deal with. But why isn't last week's SharePoint flaw being addressed?
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Smartphones Mean Enterprise Data Security Risks

May 04, 2010 |
Enterprises need tools now to deal with mobile devices along with enforceable means to prevent truly sensitive data from flowing to handhelds, says Sonny Discini.
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IE Use Continues to Drop

May 04, 2010 |
Perhaps because of security concerns, use of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has continued to drop worldwide.
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Microsoft Scrambles to Patch New SharePoint Security Hole

April 30, 2010 |
New zero-day flaw could enable attacks on Microsoft's SharePoint Server if a user clicks a booby-trapped link, giving new meaning to the term SharePoint collaboration.
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DIY Malware Kits Growing in Number, Toxicity

April 28, 2010 |
Latest report from M86 Security finds that so-called exploit kits are becoming more common and affordable for hackers looking to jumpstart their malware activities.
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Microsoft Sees Infected PC Numbers Climbing

April 28, 2010 |
Microsoft says it is cleaning malware from a growing number of compromised PCs, but users and administrators can increase interception and improve prevention of security breaches.
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McAfee Moves On Following Massive Miscue

April 27, 2010 |
After a quality-assurance gaffe distributed a faulty virus update last week, security vendor McAfee and its customers look back at what went wrong.
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New Networking Features in Windows Server 2008 R2

April 21, 2010 |
Security features include beefed up support for NAP--Microsoft's endpoint security solution--as well as improvements to group policies, remote access features, and firewalls.
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Apple Fixes Pwn2own OS X Vulnerability

April 16, 2010 |
The company addresses a security hole first uncovered by Charlie Miller last month, and provides some details about what had been at risk.
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Oracle Updates Java for Critical Vulnerability

April 16, 2010 |
Days after a major security update, Oracle issues another patch for a critical Java flaw.
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Oracle Updates Solaris (and Everything Else) for Security

April 14, 2010 |
Oracle's quarterly patch update integrates Sun technology for the first time and patches 47 vulnerabilities in total.
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Ford Offers In-Car Wireless Security

April 14, 2010 |
The automaker has announced a range of enhanced SYNC functionality--and new in-car security features--for the 2011 model year.
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Microsoft Issues Five 'Critical' Patches

April 13, 2010 |
In a busy 'Patch Tuesday', Microsoft fixed 25 security flaws--mostly in Windows--with its latest patch drop, even fixing a nasty zero-day in the Help system.
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Microsoft's Patch Tuesday to Fix Five 'Critical' Security Holes

April 09, 2010 |
Microsoft prepares for another big drop of patches, but don't worry. It won't be as large as some recent Patch Tuesday events, though Microsoft is addressing a lingering bug from early March.
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Adobe Readies Security Update Service for Reader, Acrobat

April 09, 2010 |
Next week Adobe Systems will put its new updater service to the test when it releases the latest security updates for its popular Reader and Acrobat apps.
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Laptop Data Theft Exposes Patient Info

April 08, 2010 |
A stolen notebook PC -- containing the unencrypted data of thousands of patients -- underlines a need for stronger laptop security measures.
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Apple Updates QuickTime for 16 Security Vulnerabilities

April 05, 2010 |
A big security update for QuickTime and iTunes affects both Windows and Mac users.
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Mozilla Rushes Out Firefox 3.6.3 to Fix Pwn2own Hack

April 02, 2010 |
A new update comes on the heels of yet another Pwn2own exploit, along with a promise of patches for older Firefox versions, as well.
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