Vulnerability

Critical Internet Explorer patch now available from Microsoft

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Microsoft to release emergency patch for zero-day flaw

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Stop viewing porn in Internet Explorer.. for now

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Unpatched Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability being actively exploited

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Conficker worm exploits Microsoft MS08-067 vulnerability

Back in October I warned you about a critical security vulnerability found in some versions of Microsoft Windows.

Known as as MS08-067, Sophos published information about this serious vulnerability and warned of the potential for worms to be written which would exploit the security hole.

Yesterday, we began to receive reports of a new piece of malware (W32/Confick-A, also known as Conficker) that attempts to spread by exploiting this vulnerability.


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More information about critical Microsoft security vulnerability

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IT staff await critical security update from Microsoft

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Apple releases Mac OS X 10.5.5, patching security flaws

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Hackers strike Large Hadron Collider website

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Another Google Earth video – this time starring Britney Spears

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A one-way ticket to… ahh, we’ve been hacked

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Anti-virus company Trend Micro: Our website has been hacked, risk of Trojan horse infection

If you have visited the website of anti-virus company Trend Micro this week there is a chance that your computer has been exposed to malware.

According to reports in the Japanese media, a number of webpages on the firm’s Japanese and English-language website were altered by hackers on Sunday 9 March, who used a malicious iFrame exploit to deliver a Trojan horse onto surfers’ computers.


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PayPal recommends surfers don’t use Apple Safari to browse the web

Michael Barrett, PayPal’s chief information security officer, is reported in the press today as recommending that surfers use Internet Explorer, Firefox or even Opera in preference to Apple’s web browser, Safari.


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