Apple misses mark on DNS patch

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Security researchers are claiming that Apple has failed to fully patch the high profile DNS cache poisoning error. The company issued the patch last week as part of a larger security update. The so-called Kaminsky...

Microsoft warns of web proxy flaw

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Microsoft has reported a flaw in the way Windows and Internet Explorer handle web proxy auto discover (WPAD) connections. WPAD servers are used to deliver connecting computers with web proxy information. Microsoft said that the...

Linux Kernel Random Number Generator flaw

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According to security researchers, the Linux kernel is prone to a local vulnerability that may result in a DoS or privilege escalation, possibly allowing the attackers to run arbitrary code on the target system. This...

Attackers target Windows DRM flaw

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Microsoft has warned that attackers are actively targeting a security vulnerability in the SafeDisc DRM technology that ships as part of Windows. The problem affects the 'secdrv.sys' file, a component of the SafeDisc copy encryption...

Attackers take aim at IE7 flaw

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Microsoft is warning users to avoid suspicious websites and emails after attacks were reported on an unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer 7. The company would not provide exact figures, but said that a "limited number...

Mac OS, Linux May Share a Windows Flaw

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Dear fanboys, I would like to emphasize the presence of the word "may" in the title. Microsoft Corporation recently announced plans to release a patch to reduce the risk of a new kind of Web-based...

Apple patches QuickTime flaw

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Apple has patched a flaw in QuickTime that could allow for remote attacks. The fix addresses a vulnerability in the Windows Vista and XP versions of QuickTime, which is commonly installed as a browser plug-in...

Hacker Finds Serious Flaw in Adobe PDF

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The same hacker who discovered a recently patched QuickTime flaw affecting the Firefox browser says he has found an equally serious flaw in Adobe Systems Incorporated's PDF file format. Using Adobe Reader 8.1 on Windows...

Mozilla Patches QuickTime/Firefox Flaw

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Mozilla has released a patch today for its popular Firefox webbrowser which ditches the ability to run arbitrary script from the Firefox command line, a quick fix for a year-old QuickTime bug that could be...

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