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VintaSoftBarcode.NET SDK

VintaSoftBarcode.NET SDK is the professional .NET barcode reader and barcode generator component for software developer. It recognizes...

September 21, 2014 by VintaSoft

Microsoft patches 'Sons of Duqu' flaws

Microsoft has patched a number of software flaws that could have led to information-stealing attacks by Duqu malware, according to security company Qualys.One of the critical 'Patch Tuesday' bulletins, MS12-034, addressed multiple Microsoft products that were vulnerable to the Duqu data-stealing malware, Qualys chief technology officer Wolfgang Kandek said in a statement on Tuesday.

May 9, 2012 by

SysEx Librarian

SysEx Librarian is a utility for Mac OS X which lets you communicate with MIDI devices using System Exclusive messages, also known...

August 20, 2014 by Snoize

Contactless EFTPOS and Google: Privacy risks

Two potentially huge privacy risks on Patch Monday this week. Contactless EFTPOS and credit cards that allow you to make payments without a signature or entering a PIN, and the vast honey pot of personal data that is Google.

January 17, 2010

Attackers pounce on Microsoft PowerPoint zero-day

Attackers are using rigged PowerPoint files to exploit an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's presentation software, according to warning late Thursday from the software maker.In a pre-patch advisory, Microsoft described the attacks as "limited and targeted," the kind of language that suggests it is being used to steal data from corporate or government networks.

April 2, 2009 by

Google plugs 'high-risk' holes in Chrome browser

Google has shipped a high-priority Chrome browser patch with fixes for three security vulnerabilities that expose users to cross-site scripting and data theft attacks.Google Chrome's beta and stable channels have been updated to version 1.

January 29, 2009 by

Google patches 'critical' Chrome code execution flaws

The first security patch for Google's new Chrome browser is out, fixing at least two "critical" vulnerabilities that put Windows users at risk of code execution attacks.[ SEE: Google Chrome vulnerable to carpet-bombing flaw ]The patch, which is rolled out automatically via Chrome's auto-update feature, also addresses two additional security vulnerabilities -- the carpet-bombing issue and a denial-of-service flaw that could lead to browser crashes and data loss.

September 8, 2008 by

Microsoft Excel patch may lead to to calculation errors

Microsoft plugged more than a few vulnerabilities in Excel last week, but the trade off may be calculation errors.Microsoft's Bill Sisk said in a post late Friday following the software giant's latest patch batch:I wanted to let you know that we have updated bulletin MS08-014 to provide additional information on a newly identified issue that causes Microsoft Excel 2003 calculations to return an incorrect result when a Real Time Data source is used.

March 16, 2008 by

Oil field data loss just common theft

Sighs of relief can be heard coming from Brazil this week as police arrested four men (port security guards) responsible for heisting some computers that had lots of data from the newly discovered mega-oil-patch off the coast of Brazil.Way back when I was an industry analyst I remember fighting the battle against universitites about so called academic freedom and firewalls.

February 29, 2008 by

Guide to hardware-based DEP protection

When the WMF exploit hit the wild and existing workarounds were tacky and the official Microsoft patch a week away, the DEP or Data Execution Prevention feature shined through when it was completely enabled and supported by NX or XD capable hardware.  While NX and XD also support other operating systems like Windows 2003 Server with SP1, BSD, and Linux, the vast majority of users will use it through Windows XP SP2.

January 22, 2006 by

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