A roundup of a few security odds and ends over the last two days.Unpatched Google Toolbar flaw presents an ID theft risk.
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Microsoft has provided a workaround for those who saw their IE 6 on XP nuked by the software giant's latest batch of patches.This issue emerged last week almost immediately after the patches landed.
ZoneAlarm is prechecking a toolbar--which could be seen as crapware--when it is installed.The issue, highlighted by SunBelt Software, creates quite a cycle.
The year 2007 has been an interesting year that brought us improved security with Windows Vista and Mac OS X Leopard (10.5).
Apple on Monday delivered another 41 patches to address multiple vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server including more than a few for Leopard.The security update, which matches last month's patch crop from Apple, features a few common threads.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fiesta last week apparently doesn't get along all that well with IE 6 and IE 7 on XP or Vista.Microsoft gave IE a security makeover last week, but there were complications.
More than $3 billion was lost due to phishing attacks in 2007, according to a survey conducted by Gartner. For the 12 months ending in Aug.
Symantec and McAfee could face headwinds in 2008 amid weak consumer spending, according to Cowen & Co. Meanwhile, the two are duking it out over a Acer-Gateway OEM deal.
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.
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.