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Microsoft fixes critical Hotmail password flaw

Microsoft has fixed a critical security flaw in its Hotmail login process that made it possible for hackers to take over accounts on the webmail service.The Microsoft security team said in a tweet on Friday that it had "addressed a reset function incident to help protect Hotmail customers", and that no further action was needed on the customer's part.

April 30, 2012 by

New Windows flaw to spark Conficker 2.0?

Microsoft is urging administrators to patch their machines after it discovered a vulnerability that could allow hackers to take complete control of PCs running Windows and potentially pave the way for the next Conficker worm or worse.

March 13, 2012 by

Emergency Adobe Flash Player patch coming today

Less than a week after warning that hackers were embedding malicious Flash Player files (.swf) into Microsoft Word documents to launch targeted malware attacks, Adobe plans to release an emergency Flash Player patch today to fix the underlying problem.

April 15, 2011 by

Adobe warns of new Flash Player zero-day attack

Hackers are embedding malicious Flash Player files in Microsoft Word documents to launch targeted attacks against select businesses, according to a warning from Adobe.This latest Flash Player zero-day attack comes just weeks after EMC's RSA Division was hit with a malware attack that used a rigged Flash (.

April 11, 2011 by

PlayStation Move controller support coming to PCs via Sony's Move Server project

Microsoft has floated the idea of officially supporting its Kinect gesture-based game controller in the PC realm after hackers have used it for various experiments, but Sony may beat it to the punch with support for its own PlayStation Move motion controllers.According to our sister site CNET, Sony exec John McCutchan will discuss a project called Move Server at the upcoming Game Developers Conference.

February 2, 2011 by

Hackers toy with Microsoft Kinect

Microsoft's Kinect motion sensor device has been put to a variety of uses by hackers, from controlling robots to performing mock surgical procedures

February 2, 2011

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