Microsoft security whiz Michael Howard is urging developers in the Windows ecosystem to adopt fuzz testing as a critical part of the software creation process, stressing that the use of fuzzers can dramatically reduce the number of potential security vulnerabilities.
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Polish hacker Michal Zalewski's has ratcheted up his ongoing assault on Web browser security models, releasing details on serious flaws in fully patched versions of IE 6, IE 7 and Firefox 2.0.
A Web application security specialist has figured out a way to launch sophisticated man-in-the-middle attacks against a computer with a fully patched Google Desktop installed.
Google has hurriedly fixed a gaping hole in its Web page removal request tool after outsiders discovered they could traverse up the directory root, browse folders and find weak database passwords.
Mozilla has released a new version of its flagship Firefox browser with fixes for five security vulnerabilities, one carrying a "critical" rating.
Even after you install the latest security updates from Mozilla, those browser extensions you use and love could put you at risk of code execution attacks.
Apple has slapped another patch on its QuickTime media player to plug two serious security vulnerabilities.
Google has quietly made its first anti-malware acquisition, snapping up GreenBorder Technologies, a venture-backed company that sells browser virtualization security software.
Exploit code for a dangerous flaw in the Mac OS X Bonjour service is released less than 24 hours after Apple's security update.
The latest mega update is the fifth from Apple this year and brings the patch total for 2007 up to 109.