A couple of great articles came out recently, one from Ryan Naraine and one from our very own Larry Dignan, about some of the defenses that Apple is trying to build into QuickTime to defend Vista users.As we've talked about here before, with Vista, it's all about the DEP and the ASLR (ok, and SafeSEH, stack/heap canaries, etc.
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... and unfortunately leaves much to be desired. I think many people were hoping for the disclosure from ZDI to contain a lot of details on what could've been exploited with this issue, unfortunately, the details just aren't really there.
Microsoft delivered 10 patches including six critical ones on Tuesday. Among the critical patches for Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Internet Explorer.
Microsoft unveiled its "End to End Trust" security vision and now the real work begins: Will anyone buy into it?At RSA, Microsoft rolled out a whitepaper that at the very least is quite the conversation piece.
Microsoft said Tuesday at the RSA security conference that it is launching a trustworthy Internet initiative much like its Trustworthy Computing plan launched in 2002.And like Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing initiative it all started with a whitepaper.
Apple is adding several anti-hacking features to QuickTime in an effort to build up the media player's defenses.Ryan Naraine reports that exploit prevention mechanisms have been added to QuickTime in its latest batch of patches.
RSA president Arthur Coviello Jr. says security is hampering innovation and that shouldn't happen.
For those of you who had been reading my Day 1, Day 2/Day 3, and Day 2 revisited stories about Black Hat Europe here on ZDNet, I'm sure you were wondering what happened to Day 4, the second day of conferences. Well, after a long delay, here it is!
Finjan says Crimeware-as-a-Service (CaaS) is becoming an increasing problem and the ability of law enforcement to track malicious hackers will become increasingly hampered.On Monday, Finjan's Malicious Code Research Center (MCRC) released its first quarter Web security trends report (registration required) and highlighted CaaS.
Billy Rios covered a very interesting flaw in Google's code.google.