Microsoft on Thursday acquired Komoku, which provides rootkit detection software, for an undisclosed sum. Komoku's technology will be added to Microsoft's enterprise-focused Forefront and Windows Live OneCare security software.
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Apple has patched a denial of service vulnerability in its Airport Extreme Base Station firmware.In an advisory Wednesday Apple said firmware version 7.
3Com on Wednesday officially declared its plan to be acquired by Bain and Huawei dead, saying that it was unable to allay U.S.
Update: Microsoft is NOT at fault for this! There seems to be some confusion within the talkbacks on this subject about this being Microsoft's fault, and also some strange claims that development shops who do only .
The Pwn2Own contest rules were announced recently for CanSecWest '08 coming up next week.Unfortuantely, or fortunately (depending on how you look at it), I won't be able to join in the fun as I will be presenting at Black Hat Europe next week, although you can rest assured I'm going to take a stab at the contest from remote!
Apple delivered a security update for Tiger and Leopard Tuesday with at least 80 patches addressing multiple vulnerabilities.You know it's a big patch haul from Apple when you read the advisory and:You're not sure where to begin;You're IMing fellow security folks (Ryan Naraine) to count CVE numbers for some clue of how many patches are included.
Apple on Tuesday patched code execution and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities on Tiger, Leopard, Vista and XP in a Safari update that included 13 patches.Apple historically has delivered patches along with new feature or software updates.
Hannaford Bros., a supermarket chain with stores primarily in the Northeast and Florida, said Monday that it was hit by a data breach that exposed 4.
Another day another ActiveX problem. This time an ActiveX vulnerability in CA BrightStor ARCServe Backup could be exploited to compromise a user's system.
Web defacement archive Zone-H.org has produced a comprehensive three-year report on Web Server defacements for 2005 to 2007.