Violet Blue

Violet Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. She contributes to ZDNet, CNET, CBS News, and SF Appeal.

Larry Seltzer

Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years

Latest Posts

Microsoft to ship critical Windows, Office patches

Next week's Patch Tuesday updates from Microsoft will include fixes for a wide range of "critical" vulnerabilities in the Windows, Office and Exchange product lines, the software giant announced today.As part of its advance notice mechanism, Microsoft said a total of 7 bulletins will be released on May 8, 2007.

May 3, 2007 by Ryan Naraine


And now, Month of ActiveX Bugs

After a brief lull -- and two fakes -- the "month of bugs" security projects are back, taking aim this time at flaws in ActiveX controls used by software developers.

May 2, 2007 by Ryan Naraine


'Highly critical' Trillian, Winamp flaws flagged

Security holes in two popular desktop software applications could put millions of computer users at risk of code execution attacks. The flaws, rated "highly critical," were flagged in the Trillian cross-platform IM program and Nullsoft's Winamp media player.

April 30, 2007 by Ryan Naraine


MacBook exploit in circulation?

An anonymous blogger claims he/she was able to monitor the network at CanSecWest security conference and snag a full packet capture of the MacBook hijack contest.

April 25, 2007 by Ryan Naraine