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'Important' Patch Issued But Not for NT

March 27, 2003 |
Microsoft issues a fix for a denial-of-service vulnerability affecting Windows XP and Windows 2000 but there won't be a patch available for NT 4.0.
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House Names Cybersecutiy Subcommittee Members

March 24, 2003 |
Thornberry to head new group charged with oversight review of government and private networks protection.
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Microsoft Patches 'Critical' Windows 2000 Flaw

March 17, 2003 |
An exploit for the security vulnerability is already publicly available, increasing the urgency for the application of the patch.
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Opera Rushes Out Another Security Fix

March 13, 2003 |
The browser firm plugs 'extremely critical' security flaws that lets intruders load and execute malicious code on vulnerable machines.
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Code Red Rears Its Ugly Head Again

March 12, 2003 |
A new variant of the Code Red virus has been found in the wild, according to several antivirus companies.
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Microsoft Patches Critical Windows Me Flaw

February 27, 2003 |
Buffer overruns are detected in Microsoft's Windows Me Help and Support Center.
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Can the Spam, Say Office Workers

February 12, 2003 |
A recent two-part survey finds that 9 out of 10 Americans who access e-mail at work want Congress to enforce the elimination of spam e-mail.
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Microsoft Issues 'Critical' IE Patch

February 05, 2003 |
Another 'critical' cumulative patch is issued for Internet Explorer versions 5.01, 5.5, 6.0.
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    Problematic Windows NT Patch Pulled

    February 05, 2003 |
    At a time when sysadmins are being scolded for not patching their systems, Microsoft pulls a security patch for NT 4.0 systems, admitting it introduces an error that may cause systems to crash.
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    Opera 7 Holes Detected; Multimodal Toolkit Released

    February 04, 2003 |
    The alternative Web browser project plans to release a new version to plug potential security breaches; Separately, the multimodal toolkit built in partnership with IBM is now available for download.
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    Microsoft's First Flaws for the New Year

    January 23, 2003 |
    The software giant moves to quash a buffer overrun flaw in certain Windows servers that could allow an assailant to run arbitrary code on a user's machine; also details Content Management Server 2001 and Outlook 2002 bugs.
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    Microsoft to Open Windows Code to Foreign Governments

    January 15, 2003 |
    Software giant addressing security concerns, response to Linux
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    SSH Putty Exploit Code Posted

    January 02, 2003 |
    A research firm posts exploit code for potentially serious flaws in implementations of SSH on the BugTraq mailing list.
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    Buffer Overruns Found in Real's Helix Server

    December 23, 2002 |
    Three security flaws found in RealNetworks new Helix Universal Server 9.0 are remedied.
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    Windows XP, Winamp Security Flaws Patched

    December 19, 2002 |
    Beware the latest hacking tools: MP3 and WMA digital music files.
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    Microsoft Introduces New IE, Outlook Fixes

    December 05, 2002 |
    The software concern, after promising to cut back on the info relayed in its security warnings, issues a patch for a moderate IE flaw, as well as one for an Outlook vulnerability.
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    A Holey Reality

    November 26, 2002 |
    RealNetworks issues a patch for potentially serious security flaws in its flagship RealOne media player.
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    Microsoft Fixes 'Critical' Flaw in MDAC

    November 20, 2002 |
    In rare strong language, Microsoft warns that the MDAC buffer overrun flaw 'is very serious' and urged the immediate application of patches.
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    Six Mozilla Security Bugs Posted

    November 06, 2002 |
    Pre-version 1.0 rollouts of the alternative browser project contain about a half-dozen vulnerabilities, some potentially dangerous.
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    As the Bridex Worm Turns

    November 05, 2002 |
    The Bridex e-mail worm targets a known vulnerability in Microsoft Windows: it's capable of spreading a variant of the active Funlove virus.
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