Researchers at Symantec have intercepted two different in-the-wild malware attacks targeting an unpatched code execution vulnerability in Apple's QuickTime media player.
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Jeff Jones, security strategy director in Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing group, is at it again, comparing three years of vulnerability data for the two main Web browsers -- Internet Explorer and Firefox -- to reach a conclusion that IE is arguably much safer than the open-source rival.
Not counting silent (undocumented) fixes, Apple has patched at least 32 security flaws affecting QuickTime in 2007. Last year, the QuickTime patch count was 28. Five was documented in 2005. There's no real end in sight...
In the wake of this week's barrage of malware sites poisoning Google results, the search engine giant is asking the public for help reporting malicious Web sites.
Another round of bogus malware touting sites may be headed toward Google's search results again, according to the researcher tracking the issue.Earlier today, Sunbelt Software reported that Google had eradicated the malware scourge hampering search results.
The FBI today announced the arrest of eight U.S. men accused to hijacking PCs for use in a million-strong botnet that accounted for $20 million in economic loss.
Google has eradicated those bogus malware sites from its search results.As noted by Sunbelt Software on Monday and Tuesday, Google search results were being gamed by hackers.
America Online has shipped version 188.8.131.52 of its alternative Netscape browser to incorporate the last batch of Firefox security patches.
Security and data storage powerhouse Symantec has issued hotfixes for a slew of denial-of-service vulnerabilities affecting its Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Servers (BEWS) product.
The SANS Institute released its top 20 security risks for 2007, which documents the security arms race between cyber criminals and the folks playing defense. But let's focus on the big scourge--zero day attacks.