Security researchers at eEye Digital Security have found what is believed to be the first remotely exploitable vulnerability in a Microsoft Office 2007 application.
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According to a published report, the recent attack against the DNS root servers was launched from a host server in Germany that controlled millions of zombie machines in South Korea
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More than four years after Slammer started exploiting holes in Microsoft's SQL Server and Desktop Engine database products, the worm continues to squirm in machines that serve as eternal carriers for the worm.
Google has released a patch for a major security vulnerability in its powerful desktop search application.
Microsoft's implementation of the UAC (user account control) mechanism in Windows Vista continues to take a beating from security researchers.
A stack-based buffer overflow in the Snort IDS (intrusion detection system) could leave government and enterprise installations vulnerable to remote unauthenticated code execution attacks.
Mozilla's Firefox browser suffers from a design flaw that puts casual surfers at risk of phishing attacks; Microsoft applies for a patent covering the discovery and notification of browser-based phishing attempts.