Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker is a security writer-editor for ZDNet. He can be found on sister sites CNET and CBS News. He is based in the New York newsroom. You can send him secure email with his PGP key: EB6CEEA5.

Charlie Osborne

Charlie Osborne, a medical anthropologist who studied at the University of Kent, UK, is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She has spent years travelling and working across Europe and the Middle East as a teacher, and has been involved in the running of businesses ranging from media and events to B2B sales. Charlie currently works as a journalist and photographer -- with the occasional design piece -- and writes for ZDNet, CNET and SmartPlanet. She has particular interests in social media, IP law, social engineering and security.

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Adobe ships 'critical' patch for Flash Player

Adobe ships 'critical' patch for Flash Player

Adobe said Thursday that it is shipping a highly critical patch to address multiple vulnerabilities that could affect Windows, Mac and Linux machines.The update addresses at least nine flaws--CVE-2007-6242, CVE-2007- 4768, CVE-2007-5275, CVE-2007- 6243, CVE-2007- 6244, CVE-2007- 6245, CVE-2007-4324, CVE-2007- 6246, CVE-2007-5476--across all platforms.

December 19, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

2008: The year of hack the vote?

2008: The year of hack the vote?

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.

December 16, 2007 by in Tech & Work

After the hello, goodbye and thanks

After the hello, goodbye and thanks

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.

December 14, 2007 by in CXO

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