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Microsoft Fixes Excel Calculation Bug

Microsoft says it has fixed a much publicized Excel 2007 bug which caused the spreadsheet program to display erroneous calculation results. The Excel team explained the issue this way: of the countless different floating point... More...

Could this be what fixes Vista for a lot of us?

Microsoft has apparently decided to release some updates for Windows Vista x86 and x64 versions to the testers. Updates are: Windows6.0-KB938194-x64.msu @ 3.65mbWindows6.0-KB938194-x86.msu @ 2.13 mbWindows6.0-KB938979-x64.msu @ 14.15mbWindows6.0-KB938979-x86.msu @ 9.86mb 938979 Vista Performance and... More...

Apple fixes serious QuickTime bug

Apple has released a security update for QuickTime 7.1.6, fixing two issues in the way the media player works on the Java platform. The most serious of these problems could give criminals a way of... More...

Apple fixes 17 Mac OS X flaws

Apple has released the year's fifth major security update for Mac OS X to patch 17 vulnerabilities, the first time this year that an OS security update from Apple did not patch a vulnerability disclosed... More...

New System Finds, Fixes Java, C++ Bugs

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... More...

Cisco fixes wireless security holes

Cisco has issued two sets of patches that address a number of security flaws in the software used to manage its wireless networking products. One fixes flaws in the Wireless Control System software used to... More...

Apple fixes AirPort security hole

Apple Incorporated has released a fix on its website for its wireless networking hub (AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n) that addresses a flaw that permitted incoming connections through the Wi-Fi hub, and another security... More...

Mozilla Security Update Fixes 7 Vulnerabilities

This week, Mozilla patched seven vulnerabilities with the latest security update, available both with automatic updates and manual download from the company's website, for Firefox 1.5.0.10 and Firefox 2.0.0.2. The security update was originally slated... More...

Microsoft Fixes Flawed Excel Patches

Microsoft was forced to re-issue a set of patches for multiple flaws in Microsoft Excel in order to solve a problem in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean editions. The original MS07-002 was a security bulletin released... More...

Ubuntu Fouls, Fixes Linux Update

One week after it issued a faulty update to its popular Linux distribution, the Ubuntu project is still the subject of scorn among users of its open source software . The Ubuntu update inadvertently... More...

Apple fixes 26 Mac OS flaws

On Tuesday, Apple Computer released an update for its Mac OS X operating system to fix 26 security flaws, some serious. Several of the vulnerabilities affect the way in which Mac OS X handles images... More...

Paypal Fixes Fatal Flaw

Updating a previous story, Paypal has found and fixed the URL which was re-directing traffic to a server in Korea, which is also in the process of shutting down that server. Online transaction outfit, PayPal... More...

Apple Fixes Java Vulnerabilities

Apple has issued a security update to patch a potential vulnerability within Java affecting Mac OS X 10.4.5. A specially crafted application could bypass built-in security and allow access to system files by an intruder.... More...

Apple Releases 10 'Critical' Security Fixes

C|Net News.com is reporting that Apple has released fixes for 10 'critical' flaws in the Macintosh OS X operating system. While no exploits for the flaws were reported, both Symantec and the French Security Incident... More...

Pirated Windows Fixes Cut

Microsoft is to crack down on users running pirated versions of its operating system. While the company will still allow users to download security fixes, their options will be limited in the future. There are... More...

AOL Fixes IM Glitch

Four days after an internal error caused the accidental purging of legitimate IM accounts, America Online Inc. began recovering Monday to restore access to thousands of affected users. The company's technicians have successfully restored the... More...

Apple fixes 15 flaws in Mac OS X

Apple Computer released an update to its Mac OS X operating system on Tuesday to fix 15 security issues in the software. Many of the problems are flaws in the operating system's underlying open-source software,... More...

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