The Bank of India Web site has been hijacked by online criminals and is being used to serve up rootkits and backdoor Trojans on unpatched Windows machines.
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Yahoo has confirmed -- and fixed -- another nasty code execution hole affecting users of its Yahoo Messenger chat client.
Apple has released a firmware upgrade to fix a remotely exploitable security issue in the AirPort Extreme Base Station.The flaw, publicly known since April, could allow remote attackers to adversely affect network performance," Apple said in an advisory.
Monster.com said it is implementing new robust capabilities for worldwide monitoring and surveillance of site traffic, reviewing and tightening all site access policies and controls and launching a series of targeted initiatives to protect job seeker contact information.
As reported by Mary Jo Foley and Ed Bott, Microsoft has finally confirmed that Windows Vista SP1 actually exists and will serve as a cumulative roll-up of patches and bug fixes released over the last six months.This white paper from Microsoft, spells out the security goodies being fitted into this Vista refresh:Provides security software vendors a more secure way to communicate with Windows Security Center.
Exploit code for a "highly critical" vulnerability in MSN Messenger has been posted to a Chinese-language forum, prompting Microsoft to urge all users to immediately migrate to Windows Live Messenger 8.1.
Finnish anti-virus vendor F-Secure has found rootkit-like features in a plug-and-play fingerprint reader marketed by Sony.
A study by the non-profit Honeynet Project has come up with a strange answer to the Firefox versus Internet Explorer security question.
Eight days after the release of exploit code for code execution holes in the Yahoo Messenger IM client, Yahoo has shipped a new version with patches for its Windows user base.
Monster.com has shut down a rogue server that was accessing its database to hijack personal information from about 1.3 million job seekers.