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Office Mac users at risk

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PC security experts have criticized Microsoft this week for releasing security patches attempting to fix vulnerabilities in Windows versions of their presentation program Powerpoint, whilst announcing Mac users of Office Mac could remain at risk,...

Social networkers warned of risk

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A quarter of the 11 million Britons who use social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook may be leaving themselves open to identity fraud. Get Safe Online, a government-backed campaign group, is warning...

Blind People Say Quiet Hybrid Cars Pose Safety Risk

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Gas-electric hybrid vehicles, the status symbol for the environmentally conscientious, are coming under attack from a constituency that doesn't drive: the blind. Because hybrids make virtually no noise at slower speeds when they run solely...

Altered iPhones at Risk of Failure

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Apple warned on Monday that iPhone owners who have used unauthorized programs to unlock the cellular service feature of their handsets may end up with a phone that does not work after the company's next...

Computer Routers face Hijack Risk

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Researchers at the University of Indiana and Symantec are warning that about half of internet users with a home router are vulnerable to having the hardware hijacked. The researchers found that home router users are...

QuickTime flaws put Macs and PCs at risk

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Serious flaws in Mac OS X and QuickTime software could put Macintosh and Windows systems at risk of cyber attack, Apple has warned. In a pair of security alerts released on Thursday, Apple outlined 31...

All Java Phones at Risk From New Mobile Virus

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Security software house Kaspersky is warning of a new mobile virus that does not just target smartphones but any mobile capable of running Java (J2ME) applications. The malware claims to be an application called RedBrowser,...

Google Admits Desktop Security Risk

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Businesses have been warned by research company Gartner that the latest Google Desktop Beta has an "unacceptable security risk," and Google agrees. On Feb. 9, Google unveiled Google Desktop 3, a free,...

BlackBerrys at Risk from Newly Discovered Hack Attacks

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A security Relevant Products/Services from Microsoft flaw in the ubiquitous BlackBerry devices might make some users think twice before opening attachments. The newly revealed vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain access to the device...

IE Flaw Puts Windows XP SP2 at Risk

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A flaw has been discovered in Internet Explorer that could enable a remote attack on systems running Windows XP with Service Pack 2, eEye Digital Security has warned. The flaw, which also...

Apple's Intel Risk

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By now it is a well known fact that Apple Computer is switching to chips designed and manufacturered by Intel within the next year or so. Apple chief executive Steve Jobs confirmed that the...

MSN flaw put Hotmail accounts at risk

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Microsoft took part of its MSN Web site offline over the weekend, after it learned of a flaw that could let an attacker gain access to Hotmail accounts, the company said. The...

Secunia: Mac OS X Users Still At Risk

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Security firm Secunia warned Apple Computer users this past weekend that they remain at risk to attack even if they apply a patch Apple published Friday to fill a security hole. "It is still possible...

Linux Ranks No. 2 On Microsoft Risk List

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The open-source operating system trailed only the economic environment in the biggest risks outlined by CFO John Connors. Microsoft is taking the Linux threat seriously. So seriously, in fact, that open-source software...

Open source group unveils security risk list

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Washington-based open source group the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has published a list of the most dangerous internet application security problems. The group advises that governments and private sector organisations should...

Linksys vulnerability puts home users at risk

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An easily exploitable software vulnerability in a common home networking router by Linksys Group Inc. could expose thousands of home users to denial of service attacks, according to a security advisory issued by iDefense Inc.,...

Web at risk from security flaws

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The Internet is becoming more susceptible to a variety of security risks due to problems in the software behind it. A new bug in Apache has recently been found that allows people to run malicious...

Real's WMP, Open Source moves risk Redmond ire

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RealNetworks Inc's boldest and riskiest move to date, the company is opening source code to its suite of streaming software, and will include support for Microsoft Corp's Windows Media in its streaming server for the...

Holes put Linux handheld at risk

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In an advisory posted Wednesday to a Syracuse University computer-science Web site, researchers said they had found vulnerabilities in Sharp's Zaurus SL-5500 and Zaurus SL-5000D handhelds. The flaws let attackers take control of the device's...

Hotmail at Risk to Cookie Thieves

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Thanks Hatter for this. MSN Hotmail users, guard your cookies. A simple technique for accessing Microsoft's free e-mail service without a password is in the wild and apparently being exploited. The trick...

Privacy of MP3 fans at risk

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Thanks MxxCon from our forum for the heads up :D A security hole has been discovered in one of the world's most popular file-swapping programs which allows anyone to gain private information about...

AOL ICQ in hacker risk alert

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A remotely exploitable buffer overflow glitch poses a risk for AOL ICQ users who have failed to apply a security fix, CERT warned yesterday. It says attackers who are able to exploit...

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