A member of Microsoft's Internet Explorer team says it is "very difficult" to put protections in place to block the protocol handlers attack vector exposed by the recent IE-to-Firefox code execution vulnerability.
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In the interview, presented from multiple IRC conversations and edited/reordered for clarity, SecurityFocus reporter Rob Lemos peeks behind the dark curtain of exploit writing and the lucrative underground market that exists for critical software vulnerabilities.
A new version of the cross-platform browser was released today to plug a highly critical code execution bug in the way Opera integrates support for BitTorrent downloads.
Mozilla has quietly fitted a new security feature into the latest Firefox update, adding the ability for the browser to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.
Amidst unconfirmed rumors that anonymous hackers have created a worm that exploits an unpatched code execution flaw in Mac OS X (Intel), a team of researchers have come up with a way to completely disable a buggy portion of the Mac code base.
Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 22.214.171.124 with patches for a total of 9 nine vulnerabilities, including cover for the controversial IE-to-Firefox code execution attack vector.
In this image gallery, we take Haute Secure's new Internet Explorer browser add-on for a whirl, looking at the installation and use of in real-world examples.
Symantec's new Norton AntiBot utility is now out of beta, promising to remove zombies from for-profit botnets scourge in exchange for $29.99 a year.
Stephen Toulouse, who served as the public face of Redmond's security response during some of the biggest hacker attacks, is exiting Redmond's Building 27 to join the Windows Live Services Group.
One of the iPhone's most nifty features -- dialing any phone number by simply tapping on a Web page -- can be its most sinister.