Exploit code for an unpatched vulnerability in the widely distributed Viewpoint Media Player has been posted on the Internet, putting millions of Internet Explorer users at risk of code execution attacks.
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Macrovision has shipped a fix for a gaping hole in its SafeDisc (secdrv.sys) copy protection software, belatedly blocking an in-the-wild malware attack.
Symantec has finally pulled the trigger on a $350 million deal to acquire DLP (data loss prevention) specialist Vontu.
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Well-organized identity thieves are using porn video lures to deliver malware to Mac OS X users, confirming fears among security researchers that it's only a matter of time before Apple's fast-growing platform becomes a big malware target.
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The acquisitive McAfee has added ScanAlert to its stable of security services in a deal that could cost the anti-virus vendor up to $75 million.