Database and server giant Oracle is planning to ship patches for a total of 46 vulnerabilities next Tuesday (July 17) as part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update release process.
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Microsoft is offering a new malware removal starter kit aimed specifically at small and medium-sized businesses that struggle to deal with the threat from sophisticated and stealthy malware threats.
While Microsoft has declined to comment on the IE-to-Firefox flaw drama (beyond an "it's not our fault" statement), a former security strategist is coming to the company's defense, arguing that there's no real way for Internet Explorer to validate the code being passed to Firefox.
Apple today shipped its fifth QuickTime security update for 2007, patching at least eight vulnerabilities that could cause code execution attacks on Mac OS X, Windows XP and Windows Vista systems.
Patch Tuesday is no longer an exclusive Microsoft event. Slowly but surely, it's beginning to look like more and more big-name software vendors are piggybacking on Microsoft's scheduled patch day to roll out critical software fixes.
The ongoing confusion over the IE -> Firefox security vulnerability that introduces a nasty attack vector for Windows users with both browsers installed has raised a serious question about the responsibility of software vendors to protect its customers.
A quartet of former Microsoft employees have launched an anti-malware start-up, joining an established list of companies using browser plugins to thwart drive-by exploits.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday train arrived today with six bulletins covering at least 11 vulnerabilities, most carrying the company's highest severity rating.
Hackers attending next month's Hack in the Box conference in Kuala Lumpur are pitching in to raise funds for the Malaysian National Cancer Council.
Experts agree that Windows machines with both Internet Explorer and Firefox installed are vulnerable to a serious security vulnerability but there's all kinds of confusion over which browser is hosting the vulnerability.