Microsoft to release four critical patches next week

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Microsoft has announced plans to issue four "critical" security bulletins next week that address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express and Windows Mail in Vista. "Critical" is the most severe ranking Microsoft assigns to...

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...

Critical Unicode Flaw Undercuts Firewalls, Scanners

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The U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team is reporting a network evasion technique that uses full-width and half-width unicode characters to allow malware to evade detection by an intrusion prevention system or firewall. The vulnerability concerns...

Critical Office update on the way

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Microsoft plans to release a "critical" security update for Office next week, one of three bulletins it will distribute as part of its monthly patch cycle.The other two updates are for Windows and are rated...

D-Link Leaves Critical Hole Open for 5 Months, And Counting

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Security vulnerability discoveries were reported last February to D-Link and surprisingly they still have not been fixed yet! The vulnerability allows remote code to be executed through the routersfirmware potentially leaving affected customers vulnerable to...

Extremely Critical Flaw Discovered In Excel

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Microsoft have today admitted that they have received reports of a brand new vulnerability affecting all versions of Microsoft Excel. Mike Reavey (security program manager) posted to the companys blog today explaining that users need...

Critical Flaw Discovered in Symantec AntiVirus Products

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Affected products include Norton AntiVirus and Symantec Corporate AntiVirus. Symantec Corp.'s leading antivirus software, which protects some of the world's largest corporations and U.S. government agencies, suffers from a flaw that lets hackers seize control...

Experts Warn of Critical Word Vulnerability

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Security experts are warning of a critical vulnerability affecting users of Microsoft Word XP and Word 2003. To quote the SANS Internet Storm Center report: Quote - Emails were sent to...

Hackers publish code for critical IE bug

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Security experts are warning Internet users to be careful where they click, thanks to a nasty unpatched bug in the way Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser handles the JavaScript computer language. The bug is of...

Critical Windows Hotfix Causes Problems

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A Microsoft patch meant to fix critical security flaws in Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 is causing trouble for some users, the company said Friday. The patch was released...

Critical Flaw found in Winamp 5.06 and earlier

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Thanks GameGuy21 and matthelmi for this. According to the article on eWeek, a new critical vulnerability, where an attacker could execute arbitary code, has been discovered on the latest version of Winamp. One can only...

Critical Update for Windows XP (KB885523)

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This update resolves a compatibility issue with a non-Microsoft software application installed on your computer. This application prevents successful installation of Windows XP Service Packs, critical security updates and other system file updates. This update...

Critical Flaws Found In Mozilla Products

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After releasing their much awaited preview release of Firefox 1.0, the Mozilla Foundation has issued a warning about seven critical security issues with three of its flagship products. Any product versions prior...

Winamp has extremely critical vulnerability

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A vulnerability has been reported in Winamp, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The problem is caused due to insufficient restrictions on Winamp skin zip files (.wsz)....

Critical Flaw Found in Windows XP SP2

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Security firm Secunia has detailed a new flaw in Internet Explorer that affects users running Windows XP Service Pack 2. The vulnerability involves drag-and-drop, which can be used within a Web page to place a...

Security Experts to Microsoft: SP2 Has Critical Flaws

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German Internet security experts Heise Security have discovered what it calls two "flaws" in Service Pack 2. Microsoft has said its Service Pack 2 offers users the latest security "innovations," but Internet security experts said...

Judge to Make Critical Ruling in EU-Microsoft Case

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Tomorrow Microsoft and the European Union will meet with an appeal judge to see if the sanctions imposed against Microsoft should be suspended. The European Union already fined Microsoft $613 million dollars, and added...

Cheaper broadband is critical for next-gen consoles

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Is your slow internet connection preventing next-generation consoles from reaching their full potential? According to Kaz Hirai Sony Computer Entertainment America president it is. He feels that it's necessary that broadband needs to...

Critical flaw found in Unreal game engine

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A security researcher warned Tuesday of a "critical" flaw in a widely used piece of game software that could let attackers take over vulnerable PCs. Security company Secunia issued a bulletin warning...

Real Patches Critical Media Player Flaws

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RealNetworks has patched two highly critical holes in its media player. The bugs could allow an attacker to run malicious code by directing users to a specially-crafted Web page, via an email message for example,...

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