Microsoft's Fix It Center in Beta

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Microsoft is releasing "Fix It Center", a tool that allows users to quickly solve their PC problems by letting Windows do everything for them. This tool, currently in beta, will be available to anyone using...

Online auction for security bugs

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Online auction house WabiSabiLabi has been created in order to prevent flaws getting in to the hands of hi-tech criminals by rewarding researchers that find them. There is known to be a ready market for...

Critical Bugs Discovered In Yahoo Messenger

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Yahoo is working on a patch for critical Yahoo Messenger vulnerabilities that could enable a remote hacker to take control of a user's system. eEye Digital Security's researchers found the bugs within the last few...

New Zero-Day Bugs Crop up in IE, Firefox

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A noted security researcher Monday disclosed four new zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Corp. and Mozilla Corp.'s browsers, including a critical flaw in Internet Explorer (IE) and a "major" bug in Firefox. Michael Zalewski, who regularly...

Mozilla patches 6 Firefox bugs

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Mozilla Corporation fixed six vulnerabilities in its Firefox browser, the third time the open-source developer has updated Firefox in 2007. The updates bring the current browser to Version 2.0.0.4, and the 2005 edition to 1.5.0.12....

New System Finds, Fixes Java, C++ Bugs

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Coverity Incorporated has announced the availability of its Coverity Prevent Software Quality System, an automated solution that identifies and resolves vulnerabilities in C, C++ and Java source code. A technology (patent pending) the company calls...

Hackers Promise Month of MySpace Bugs

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Two hackers, known as Mondo Armando and Müstaschio, don't want to disclose their real names but promise to begin disclosing security vulnerabilities in MySpace, every day in April. "The purpose of the exercise is not...

Month of PHP Bugs Begins

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Security expert Stefan Esser has declared war on vulnerabilities in the PHP core with the "Month of PHP Bugs." PHP is an open-source HTML embedded scripting language used to create dynamic Web pages. The...

Bugs in Blogger Prompt Complaints

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Google Inc.'s Blogger service has been generating a steady stream of complaints from users this year, including hours-long outages, feature malfunctions and data loss. The problems are particularly frustrating to users who migrated to the...

Symantec: Browser bugs surging in 2006

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According to Symantec's biannual Internet Security Threat Report, hackers found 47 bugs in Mozilla's open-source browsers and 38 bugs in Internet Explorer (IE) during the first six months of this year. That's up significantly from...

Browser bugs hit IE, Firefox

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Two new security flaws have been discovered in Microsoft's Internet Explorer, one of which could be replicated in Mozilla's Firefox, security experts have warned. Code for both of the vulnerabilities has been published,...

Bugs delay AOL Netscape beta

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AOL is delaying the release of its new Netscape browser to fix some last-minute bugs, the company has said. The beta version of Netscape 8 was due to be available tomorrow, but that date will...

Bugs Bring New Dangers to Acrobat Users

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Adobe Systems Inc. has warned of two serious security flaws affecting Windows, Mac OS X and Unix versions of its Acrobat software. The bugs could allow an attacker to execute malicious code on a user's...

Blizzard extends WOW trial period due to bugs

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Blizzard plans to give certain users an extension on their free trial period for massively multiplayer title World of Warcraft, which launched in the States last Tuesday and became available for pre-order in Europe on...

Half-Life 2 users bitten by bugs

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Some who purchased copies at retail experience technical difficulties; Valve acknowledges troubles, addressing problems. Several Half-Life 2 users who finally got the long-delayed game into their hands yesterday got exactly what they...

Two Critical Bugs found in IE

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A big thanks goes out to The Inquirer for spotting this news first. Two new vulnerabilities where found in Internet Explorer yesterday according to the security website Secunia. A solution has been found,...

PHP 4.3.5 Final - 140 Bugs Resolved

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The PHP Development Team is proud to announce the release of PHP 4.3.5. This is primarily a bug fix release, without any new features or additions. PHP 4.3.5 is by far the most stable release...

Spyware bugs US Senators

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THREE US senators are sponsoring a law that aims at blocking spyware. The Spyblock Act will make it illegal to install software on people's computers without their consent. Companies that offer software downloads will have...

I see bugs, people

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A new glitch in one of Microsoft's server software packages is causing headaches for some small businesses. The problem affects all customers who installed SharePoint Services after Nov. 24 and prevents SharePoint...

DirectX 9 doesn't fix earlier bugs

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BUGS IN Microsoft DirectX 9 can cause multiplayer problems, an Italian web site reports today. According to hardwareirc.com, the bugs it has discovered are fairly seriously – it's tested DirectX 9 on...

Microsoft squashes Java security bugs

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A serious security flaw in Microsoft's virtual machine (VM) found on most Windows PCs could allow an attacker to take over a user's system, Microsoft warned late Wednesday. A fixed version of the software is...

Microsoft stops new work to fix bugs

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Thanks neo1980 from our forum for the heads up :D Microsoft Corp. today announced a month-long moratorium on new coding as part of its Trustworthy Computing Initiative, said Richard Purcell, director of the...

XP Powertoys, 2 bugs exposed

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Chris Pirillo has posted on todays Windows Daily about 2 bugs that are currently affecting The Slide Show wizard & Timershot (part of the XP Powertoys set) We will keep you updated when Microsoft decide...

AOL to use web bugs after policy change

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This may be old news, but I'll post anyway! A recent addition to America Online's privacy policy clears the way for the company to use online tracking tools, including cookies and Web...

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