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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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Holey Microsoft!

October 31, 2002 |
Redmond issues three security alerts to spackle holes in its Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, Windows 2000 platform and versions of the Internet Information Server.
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Viruses, Worms Up The Ante

October 24, 2002 |
Security analysts are warning corporate administrators to stay vigilant and keep their software patched and up-to-date as viruses and worms continue to grow in sophistication and potential for damage.
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Another 9 Exploits Found in IE

October 22, 2002 |
A week after finding a serious flaw in Internet Explorer versions 5.5 and 6, GreyMagic found another vulnerability, this time in the browser's caching object script.
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SQL Server Privilege Level Flaw Fixed

October 17, 2002 |
UPDATE: An intruder could use the flaw to elevate privilege levels and make unauthorized changes; Two other patches are issued for flaws in MS Word, MS Excel and Windows XP.
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Security Expert Gives Operating Systems Poor Security Grade

October 16, 2002 |
Recently, Purdue University Professor Gene Spafford gained attention in the Linux community for his disparaging remarks on the Linux operating system's security. LinuxPlanet's Robert McMillan recently interviewed the security expert for his take on the state of computer security today.
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Firm Reports New Internet Explorer Flaw

October 15, 2002 |
UPDATE: GreyMagic Software details an Internet Explorer browser flaw that lets attackers steal cookies from any site, forge content, read local files and execute arbitrary programs.
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New List Of Network Dangers A Useful Tool

October 03, 2002 |
Security experts are hoping the just-released list of top network vulnerabilities will help corporate administrators besieged and overwhelmed by the weekly deluge of risks and vulnerabilities.
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'Critical' Windows Help, SQL Flaws Patched

October 03, 2002 |
Microsoft plugs 'critical' security holes in the Windows HTML Help facility and the SQL Server products.
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Bugbear/Tanatos E-mail Worm Detected

October 01, 2002 |
A mass-mailing worm with keylogging and potentially dangerous backdoor capabilities is squirming in the wild.
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Possible PPTP Flaw Could Leave VPNs Open

September 27, 2002 |
A German security firm warns of a possible flaw in the PPTP service that secures VPNs in both Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
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    Microsoft Virtual Machine Has Real Problem

    September 19, 2002 |
    Having Java applets running on Windows could allow an attacker to hijack your system.
  • Microsoft Critics Lambaste XP-SP1
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    Mozilla Flaw Springs Privacy Leak

    September 16, 2002 |
    Researchers have found a flaw in Mozilla-based browsers that exposes the URL of the page a user is viewing to the Web server of the site visited last.
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    Guarding Against WLAN Security Threats

    September 12, 2002 |
    Because they use radio waves, WLANs are vulnerable to security threats. Learn how to make your WLAN stand up against hackers and casual snoopers.
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    9/11 Worm Can't Squirm

    September 11, 2002 |
    Concerns about September 11th-themed worm fade on word that 'Chet' is a dud.
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    I've Been Framed

    September 09, 2002 |
    New vulnerability discovered in IE could allow attackers to compromise your computer through a Web site's frames.
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    Microsoft Airs Critical Identity Spoofing Flaws

    September 05, 2002 |
    UPDATE: Once again, Microsoft is forced to whip up a slew of patches; this time, flaws that enable perpetrators to spoof Web sites are deemed 'critical.'
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    MSN Enlists McAfee in War Against Spam

    September 04, 2002 |
    UPDATE: MSN Hotmail, Microsoft's popular e-mail service, finally gets help by licensing SpamKiller.
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