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Microsoft plugged more than a few vulnerabilities in Excel last week, but the trade off may be calculation errors.Microsoft's Bill Sisk said in a post late Friday following the software giant's latest patch batch:I wanted to let you know that we have updated bulletin MS08-014 to provide additional information on a newly identified issue that causes Microsoft Excel 2003 calculations to return an incorrect result when a Real Time Data source is used.
The Same Origin Policy is one of the guiding principles that seek to protect our browsing experience. The Same Origin Policy was originally released with Netscape Navigator 2.
It's not much fun when one of your security vendors falls to a Web attack. Infoworld reports that TrendMicro was a victim of a recent Web attack that used legit sites to deliver malware.
CAPTCHAs, those fuzzy letters that are supposed to ensure you're a human when you register for an account, have been under fire of late, but Google says their demise is greatly exaggerated.That's the takeaway from a post by Brad Stone in the New York Times Bits blog.
Reports are in from Gizmodo that the iPhone 2.0 firmware has been hacked.
I was looking over famed security researcher and cryptography expert Bruce Schneier's blog today and found an article on hacking medical devices. I have to admit that I was surprised, but I shouldn't have been.
Adobe this week issued security bulletins and patches for products ranging from ColdFusion to Form Designer.In Adobe's security bulletin the company outlined the following in order of importance:CVE--2007-6253: Adobe says "critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Form Designer 5.
Harvard's graduate school of arts and sciences said that roughly 10,000 individuals may have had their personal information compromised by a security breach.The intrusion was discovered in February, according to a Harvard statement released Wednesday.
Update: As most of the tech world knows, IE 8 has landed with its first beta, but the security improvements may raise some other issues to ponder.Folks--especially security researchers--are kicking the tires on IE 8 (all resources) and finding a few problems that go along with Microsoft's protection enhancements.