80+ bug fixes in store for Mac OS X 10.5.7

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Although Apple's new Snow Leopard operating system is in the pipeline, and coming up for a release sometime this year, work it still being continued on their current operating system, Leopard. As AppleInsider reports, on...

Patch Tuesday: MS Fixes Glitches in IE, Multimedia, Vista

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Microsoft released seven security bulletins that addressed 11 vulnerabilities on its Dec. 11 Patch Tuesday. Of those, three bulletins containing seven client-side vulnerabilities are rated as critical and affect nearly all major Microsoft operating systems:...

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday Brings Two Fixes

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Compared with previous Patch Tuesdays, November's version was quite small with Microsoft releasing only two patches for the Windows operating system: one rated critical and the other important. The critical patch addresses an issue with...

Microsoft Fixes Excel Calculation Bug

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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...

Google's Blogger fixes bug, adds video uploading

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Google's Blogger team solved a technical problem Wednesday with the blog publishing and hosting service that affected an undetermined number of Blogger publishers with editing and posting operations on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday, Blogger...

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

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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...

Apple fixes serious QuickTime bug

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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...

Apple fixes 17 Mac OS X flaws

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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...

Microsoft fixes nasty DNS server, Exchange flaws

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Microsoft has released its May set of security patches, fixing critical bugs in Word, Excel, Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Exchange and the CAPICOM cryptography technology used by BizTalk Server. Microsoft rates all seven groups of...

New System Finds, Fixes Java, C++ Bugs

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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...

Sony admits, fixes problem with DVD DRM

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Sony has said that it will replace the DVD titles that caused problems for many of its customers thanks to the company's ARccOS copy protection. ARccOS is a secondary level of DRM on Sony's DVDs,...

Cisco fixes wireless security holes

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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...

Apple fixes AirPort security hole

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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...

Firefox takes new tack on testing bug fixes

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Over the next day, Mozilla plans to begin delivering bug fixes to a select group of beta testers who will try out the upcoming Firefox 2.0.0.3 version before it is released to all Firefox users....

Mozilla issues fixes for Firefox, SeaMonkey Flaws

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The Mozilla Foundation has published a fix for a "critical" JavaScript vulnerability in the Firefox browser and the SeaMonkey application suite. The fix, released Monday, targets Firefox versions 2.0.0.2 and 1.5.0.10, as well as SeaMonkey...

Mozilla Security Update Fixes 7 Vulnerabilities

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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...

Microsoft Fixes Flawed Excel Patches

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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...

Ubuntu Fouls, Fixes Linux Update

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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...

Apple fixes 26 Mac OS flaws

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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...

Google fixes security flaw in Reader

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Google said it fixed a security flaw in Google Reader on Wednesday that could have allowed a hacker to steal sensitive information from Web surfers. A Google RSS feed addition tool was vulnerable to...

Paypal Fixes Fatal Flaw

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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...

'Critical' Windows, Exchange Fixes Coming

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As part of its monthly patching cycle, Microsoft plans on Tuesday to release three security bulletins with fixes for flaws in Windows and Exchange. The Exchange e-mail server and at least one of the...

Apple Fixes Java Vulnerabilities

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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....

Firefox Update Contains 21 Security Fixes

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Late last week, the Mozilla foundation rolled out an update for Firefox, a web browser (see here). Whilst they somewhat coyly alluded to a number of fixes in the version, it wasn't immediately clear the...

Apple Releases 10 'Critical' Security Fixes

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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...

Apple Unloads Dozens of Fixes for OS X

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Apple Computer has released what seems to be one of its larger security updates for Mac OS X, doling out fixes for 44 flaws. Still, only a handful of the vulnerabilities are...

Pirated Windows Fixes Cut

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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...

AOL Fixes IM Glitch

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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...

Apple fixes 15 flaws in Mac OS X

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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,...

Yahoo fixes two flaws in mail system

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Today Yahoo fixed two serious security flaws in its popular e-mail system. Yahoo was alerted of these security problems towards the end of May and June. So why is it that Yahoo took...

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