Google has hurriedly fixed a gaping hole in its Web page removal request tool after outsiders discovered they could traverse up the directory root, browse folders and find weak database passwords.
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Mozilla has released a new version of its flagship Firefox browser with fixes for five security vulnerabilities, one carrying a "critical" rating.
Even after you install the latest security updates from Mozilla, those browser extensions you use and love could put you at risk of code execution attacks.
Apple has slapped another patch on its QuickTime media player to plug two serious security vulnerabilities.
Google has quietly made its first anti-malware acquisition, snapping up GreenBorder Technologies, a venture-backed company that sells browser virtualization security software.
Exploit code for a dangerous flaw in the Mac OS X Bonjour service is released less than 24 hours after Apple's security update.
The latest mega update is the fifth from Apple this year and brings the patch total for 2007 up to 109.
This month's ActiveX flaw project has uncovered a potentially dangerous code execution hole in an ActiveX module in Microsoft Office 2000.
Barring any "show-stopper issues" during the testing process, security and stability support for Mozilla Firefox 1.5 will expire on May 30.
Anti-virus experts are giving a collective thumbs-down to a proof-of-concept virus targeting OpenOffice and StarOffice, dismissing the creation as a silly publicity stunt.