Zero-day vulnerabilities in two popular instant messaging products could put millions of computer users at risk of malicious hacker attacks.
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Mozilla has hurried out a new version of Firefox to block code execution attacks from Apple's QuickTime media player.
Petko D. Petkov's ongoing research into malicious rigging of media files is now taking aim at Microsoft's ubiquitous Windows Media Player (WMP) software.
Google's security team has released a fuzz testing tool that was used internally to find multiple vulnerabilities in Internet-critical software products.
The open-source Mozilla Foundation is putting up $3 million to fund a new subsidiary to manage the Thunderbird e-mail initiative.
Security researcher Aviv Raff has found a way to use the one-year-old (and still unpatched) QuickTime vulnerability to automate XAS (cross application scripting) attacks against users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
The criminal gangs behind the phishing scourge are getting more and more brazen in their attempts to lure 'money mules' to launder money from stolen bank accounts.
A year ago this month, security researcher Petko D. Petkov (left) released details on vulnerabilities in Apple's QuickTime media player to show how movie and MP3 files can be backdoored to hack into Firefox.
The most serious vulnerability covered in Microsoft's September patch batch is a remote code execution issue in the way Microsoft Agent handles certain specially crafted URLs.
Enterprise security and compliance management specialist ArcSight is shrugging off the jittery state of the public markets, filing an S-1 with the SEC for a $75 million initial public offering.