Security Glitch Exposes OS X Account Passwords

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Apple has confirmed a security glitch that, in many situations, will let someone with physical access to a Macintosh computer gain access to the password of the active user account. The vulnerability arises out of...

Google Antiphishing Site Exposes Private User Data

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Google has removed a few user names and passwords posted inadvertently to a phishing blacklist it compiles and makes publicly available on the Web. The Mountain View, California-based company said it has also implemented a...

Deutsche Telekom Passport hole exposes 120,000

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Deutsche Telekom this week was forced to suspend all activities of its Online Business Service Operation Centre (OBSOC), a German version of the Microsoft's Passport system, which enables customers to order and pay for online...

IE flaw exposes weakness in Yahoo! filtering

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Flaws in the filtering technology used by Web-based email services make it possible for hackers to smuggle viruses past defences. Israeli security outfit GreyMagic Software warned today that this "severe security" vulnerability could allow attackers...

Safari exposes IE as a brave face for poor coding

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Safari developer David Hyatt has attacked Internet Explorer for letting website developers get away with writing 'malformed code' and consequently holding back the development of Apple's browser. In his weblog Hyatt explains that most of...

Worm exposes laziness and Microsoft flaws

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Another related story.... This weekends attack should be seen as a serious wakeup call for system administrators who have been lax in patching their systems and should serve to increase awareness about the importance of...

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Dutch ISP exposes confidential data

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Ex-customer inundated with customer details A Dutch internet service provider has accidentally spammed a former customer with hundreds of confidential emails. The problem started when Albert Curvers tried to cancel his...

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