The open-source PHP Group has shipped a new version of the general-purpose scripting language to fix multiple security holes that could lead to security bypass and the exposure of sensitive information.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Just days after unknown attackers launched denial-of-service attacks against the root servers that help manage the world's Internet traffic, Verisign announced the launch of a major initiative to significantly increase its daily DNS query capacity -- from 400 billion queries a day currently to 4 trillion queries a day.
Microsoft's Patch Day bundle this month will be a whopper: 12 bulletins with fixes for a wide range of serious security vulnerabilities.Five of the 12 bulletins will cover remotely exploitable bugs in the Windows operating system while three will deal with Microsoft Office flaws.
The One Laptop Per Child project releases Bitfrost, an architecture-level specification covering the $100 notebook's security model.
The palm-sized PDA tucked away in Justine Aitel's pocketbook just might be the most scary device on display at this year's RSA security conference.
Stefan Esser's frustrations with the PHP Security Response Team has boiled over into plans for "month of PHP bugs" project scheduled for March 2007.
Security researchers are seeing signs of gang warfare among pump-and-dump spam scammers.
Microsoft late Friday warned users to be on the lookout for Excel files that arrive unexpectedly -- even if they come from a co-worker's e-mail address.In an advisory, Microsoft confirmed a new wave of limited "zero-day" attacks was underway, using a code execution flaw in its Microsoft Office desktop productivity suite.
Trend Micro has quietly released a rootkit scanning/cleaning utility, belatedly joining the list of anti-vendors pushing out free standalone tools to nab the stealthy computer threats.