The year 2007 has been an interesting year that brought us improved security with Windows Vista and Mac OS X Leopard (10.5).
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Apple on Monday delivered another 41 patches to address multiple vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server including more than a few for Leopard.The security update, which matches last month's patch crop from Apple, features a few common threads.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fiesta last week apparently doesn't get along all that well with IE 6 and IE 7 on XP or Vista.Microsoft gave IE a security makeover last week, but there were complications.
More than $3 billion was lost due to phishing attacks in 2007, according to a survey conducted by Gartner. For the 12 months ending in Aug.
Symantec and McAfee could face headwinds in 2008 amid weak consumer spending, according to Cowen & Co. Meanwhile, the two are duking it out over a Acer-Gateway OEM deal.
The state of Ohio has released a comprehensive study of voting machinesecurity and the report will have you longing for paper.A 334-page PDF report from the Ohio Secretary of State reveals insufficientsecurity, poor implementation of security technology, lax auditing and shoddysoftware maintenance.
It's really hard to believe that it was almost a year ago that Larry Dignan was welcoming me to ZDNet to start this Zero Day blog. It feels like it was only yesterday I was boarding a flight for the RSA Security conference to take the full-time blogging plunge.
Apple has shipped a long-overdue Java runtime update to plug at least 30 vulnerabilities that expose Mac OS X users to remote code execution attacks.
The maintainers of the open-source SquirrelMail webmail package is warning of a compromise that could introduce a "high risk" security issue on end-user servers.The package compromise, which affects SquirrelMail 1.
Computer maker Hewlett Packard has fessed up to a gaping security hole on more than 80 laptop models, warning that the backdoor could users at risk of drive-by code execution attacks.