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Phishing, SQL Injection Attacks Surged in 2009

February 25, 2010 |
IBM's X-Force security report finds that hackers have mastered the art of attacking Web browsers and document readers, even though application security has improved.
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Intel Hit By Cyber Attack

February 25, 2010 |
Chipmaker says it, too, was hit by a 'sophisticated' cyber attack in January, right around the same time that Google, Adobe, and a couple dozen other enterprises were hacked.
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Security Showdown: Mac vs PC

February 23, 2010 |
Columnist Kenneth van Wyck takes Windows 7 and Snow Leopard out for a spin to see which operating system offers the best security.
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Microsoft Says Rootkit Causes XP 'Blue Screens'

February 18, 2010 |
After a week-long investigation, Microsoft bug sleuths claim they've hunted down the cause of multiple reboots and crashes inflicted on Windows XP users.
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Mozilla Improves Browser Security with Firefox Patches

February 18, 2010 |
Mozilla offers Firefox 3.0.18 and 3.5.8 patches for a trio of critical security vulnerabilities that Mozilla fixed a month ago for Firefox 3.6 users.
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How to: Set Up TrueCrypt Disk Encryption, Part 1

February 17, 2010 |

Eric Geier gives step-by-step instructions for improving laptop security by protecting your data with TrueCrypt disk encryption.

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Microsoft Fights Malware with Anti-Piracy Update

February 16, 2010 |
According to Microsoft, users running pirated copies of its software are at much higher risk of encountering all kinds of malware attacks than users with legitimate copies.
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Microsoft Pulls Crashing XP Security Update

February 12, 2010 |
Company confirms that update meant to fix 17-year-old security bug is causing endless reboots and the Blue Screen of Death for some Windows XP users.
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Mozilla Retracts Add-On Malware Accusation

February 11, 2010 |
The Firefox developer revealed it had mistakenly identified an add-on to its popular browser as malware. Version 4.0 of the Sothink Video Downloader does not contain a Trojan.
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Google Chrome Updated for Six Security Flaws

February 11, 2010 |
Chrome 4 gets its first security fixes--three of them rated as "high" in importance. But it's not all bad news.
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Microsoft Issues 26 Bug Fixes for February

February 09, 2010 |
In this month’s Patch Tuesday, software giant Microsoft releases one of the largest bundles of security fixes ever, but not one for the latest zero-day.
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Microsoft's 'Reliability Update' Is Not So Reliable

February 09, 2010 |
One of several non-security updates is causing system crashes for some Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 users. What does Microsoft have for a solution?
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Buying Guide: Anti-Virus Software

February 05, 2010 |
Good anti-virus protection is a must, but which should you choose and how much--if anything--should you pay?
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13 Bug Fixes Coming on Patch Tuesday

February 04, 2010 |
Microsoft's February patch drop is a doozy with 13 patches planned for next week's monthly Patch Tuesday updates.
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Welcome to the New Security Daily Newsletter

February 04, 2010 |
In our new format, this newsletter enables you to start every work day with a single-page presentation of the critical security-related information that senior technology managers must have at their fingertips.
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Microsoft Warns Users of Black Hat Zero-Day

February 04, 2010 |
Microsoft warns users to protect themselves from a zero-day bug in Internet Explorer (IE) after it was disclosed Wednesday at the Black Hat hacking and security conference.
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Black Hat: Attack Can Turn IE Into a Public File Server

February 03, 2010 |
Old flaws with new attack vectors re-emerge for IE on Windows XP, but there is help for users.
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Flash Is at Risk, But It's Not All Adobe's Fault

February 01, 2010 |
Black Hat security researcher details flaws including XSS-like attacks -- and what Web site owners and developers can do to avoid them.
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ActiveTrak Targets the Enterprise

January 22, 2010 |
The theft recovery and data protection company with a near perfect record will soon add a new offering for enterprise customers.
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Microsoft Warns About 17-Year-Old Windows Bug

January 22, 2010 |
Who's at risk from virtual DOS vulnerability?
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