Oracle as expected released its quarterly batch of security fixes Tuesday.In a blog post, Oracle said:Oracle today released the January 2008 Critical Patch Update (CPUJan2008).
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Apple's software updates for the iPhone and iPod touch contain a few security fixes. Apple also patched QuickTime while it was at it.
An outfit called Digital Armaments has announced a $20,000 bounty for hackers that cook up and exploitable vulnerability or working exploit for Windows applications.The contest's deadline is Feb.
F-Secure claims to have discovered the first Mac rogue application--MacSweeper.According to F-Secure, MacSweeper is spyware that closely resembles its Windows cousin Cleanator.
Two security researchers have outlined how hackers can use a Web browser and a little Shockwave file to exploit most Wi-Fi routers.Ryan Naraine interviewed two researchers, Adrian Pastor and Petko D.
Oracle has another batch of quarterly patches coming, but it's unlikely that database administrators will give a hoot.That's the primary takeaway from a survey by Sentrigo, a security software firm focused on databases.
A Trojan dubbed Silentbanker targets more than 400 banks including the household names in the U.S.
Tax season is right around the corner and the phishing attacks are ramping up faster than the auditors.For instance, this email landed in my inbox on Sunday.
Here's what I'm pondering for the week ahead.1. When are those Mac patches coming?
Trend Micro has released a beta of RUBotted, a little program that watches for incoming bot related traffic.Here's the Trend Micro description:RUBotted intelligently monitors your computer's system behavior for activities that are potentially harmful to both your computer and other people's computers.