Microsoft has finally shipped a comprehensive fix for a critical URI handling vulnerability that exposes Windows users to drive-by malware attacks.
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Guest Editorial by Gadi Evron "The Mac is going main-stream" is just one of the catch-phrases that we've seen in the past two weeks when reading about the Trojan horse infecting Apple Mac OS X users. This attack has created a lot of controversy in the security realm.
Microsoft has confirmed several "unexpected UI errors" in the WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) patch management tool could disrupt the distribution of today's Patch Tuesday software fixes.
Software engineers at Mozilla are working on a fix for another protocol handing issue affecting the company's flagship Firefox browser. Code execution attacks are possible under certain conditions.
Malicious hackers have seized control of several high-profile MySpace pages and using rigged image backgrounds to launch drive-by malware attacks.
According to an advance notice issued by the software vendor, there will only be two security bulletins on November 13 -- with patches for potentially serious holes in the Windows operating system.
Roberto Preatoni, one of the brains behind the WabiSabiLabi vulnerability auction site, has been arrested in Italy in connection with a international corporate spying scandal.
Websense is reporting that MSNBC's Turkish site was caught in a mass defacement hacker attack that redirected readers to exploit servers hosted in China.
TippingPoint security researcher Aaron Portnoy has discovered another "high-risk" vulnerability in an Adobe software product.
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.