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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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Review: Malwarebytes Enterprise Edition

October 24, 2012 |

Malwarebytes Enterprise Edition detects and removes malware, removing all traces after a system has been infected, a capability that is likely to be especially important to small businesses.

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Adobe Patches Shockwave Security Flaws

October 23, 2012 |

The company says the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to run malicious code on an affected system.

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5 Ways to Make Your Browser More Secure

October 22, 2012 |

Think installing antivirus software is all you need to do to protect data while surfing the Web? Don't kid yourself -- and use these five ways to make browsing sessions more secure.

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Apple Removes Java from Mac OS X Browsers

October 18, 2012 |

The latest OS X uninstalls the company's Java plug-in from all browsers.

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Mozilla Updates Firefox 16.01 after Snafu

October 11, 2012 |

Two releases in one week for Mozilla as the open source browser vendor rapidly responds to potential security risk.

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Hacker Pinkie Pie Finds Chrome Exploit, Gets $60,000

October 11, 2012 |

The hacker was also awarded $60,000 at the first Pwnium contest in March of this year.

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PrivacyChoice Launches Free Privacyfix Browser Plug-in

October 11, 2012 |

The plug-in walks users through the process of maximizing their privacy on Facebook and Google, as well as other sites.

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