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Wi-Fi Bug Found in Linux

Laurent Butti, a researcher from France Telecom Orange, found a flaw in a major Linux Wi-Fi driver that can allow an attacker to take control of a laptop – even when it is not on... More...

Security hole found in Office 2007

Researchers at eEye Digital Security of Aliso Viejo, California, say they have found a flaw in Microsoft's newly released Office 2007 software whose risk-level is described as "high" since it could let an attacker run... More...

Another security hole found in IE

Secunia published an advisory on Tuesday stating that an error could be exploited to fake the address bar in a browser window. This tactic could be used in phishing scams that attempt to trick people... More...

Flaws Found in RealNetworks Media Player

Two flaws in RealNetworks' popular RealPlayer could let attackerscommandeer Windows computers running the software, eEye DigitalSecurity has warned. The vulnerabilities affect RealPlayer on all versions ofWindows, according to two short advisories... More...

Flaw found in Kaspersky antivirus

A 'critical' flaw in Kaspersky Lab's antivirus software could let an attacker commandeer systems that use the products, a security researcher warned on Monday. The problem lies in Kaspersky's antivirus library, security... More...

eEye: Flaw found in IE, Outlook installation

A security flaw has been found in the default installation process for Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Outlook and Outlook Express, according to eEye Digital Security. A common thread with these applications is the potential for a... More...

World of Warcraft Duping Bug Found

Over the course of this morning several people have sent me tidbits talking about an exploit on WoW that allows duping of items. Apparently forum posts are being removed on official channels, but there are... More...

Flaw Found in Adobe Acrobat

Adobe has warned of a serious flaw affecting one of the most widely distributed client applications, Acrobat Reader. The flaw leaves users open to attack via maliciously crafted PDF files, which can be spread via... More...

Flaw found in McAfee suite

A flaw in McAfee Internet Security Suite 2005 could let employees sharing the same computer break into one another's files, according to security consultant iDefense. The vulnerability, which exists in the default... More...

DoS Flaws Found in Samba Module

German security researcher Stefan Esser has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in smbfs, the mountable SMB (Server Message Block) file system for Linux. In an advisory made public Wednesday, Esser said the bugs theoretically could crash the... More...

New bug found in MySQL add-on utility

Users of the increasingly popular, open-source MySQL database may be at risk from remote attacks due to a bug in phpMyAdmin, a widely used Web-based MySQL administration tool. On Wednesday the phpMyAdmin project warned of... More...

Security Flaws Found in RealPlayer

EEye Digital Security has uncovered new security holes affecting a wide range of RealNetworks' media players, the latest desktop-based bugs set to worry IT managers. The flaws could be exploited via a malicious Web page... More...

Infineon found guilty

RAM maker Infineon have been fined $160 million dollars by the US anti-trust department for illegally fixing prices between 1999 and 2002. Infineon pled guilty, and will be paying the fine off in segments until... More...

Critical Flaw Found in Windows XP SP2

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... More...

Two Critical Bugs found in IE

A big thanks goes out to The Inquirer for spotting this news first. Two new vulnerabilities where found in Internet Explorer yesterday according to the security website Secunia. A solution has been found,... More...

Hard disk 'speed limit' found

If there is an article of faith in computer science, it's that everything can keep getting faster and faster. But scientists say they've discovered an apparent speed limit that will restrict how... More...

New HLDS Exploit has been found

Security Focus have found a new exploit with the HLDS (Half-Life Dedicated server) software. The affected versions are: Win32 4.1.1.0 and 4.1.1.0 Linux 3.1.1.0 and 3.1.1.1There is a buffer overflow in... More...

Wozniak Crafts High-Tech Lost & Found

Apple Computer cofounder Stephen Wozniak has developed a new technology--WozNet--that promises an end to lost pets and children, and a dramatic reduction in car and property crime. The New York Times calls WozNet: "Wireless location-monitoring... More...

Backup flaw found in new Windows

Microsoft is working to solve an incompatibility issue that prevents backups made with Windows Server 2003 from being read on previous versions of Windows. The software giant's latest operating system saves data to tape using... More...

Hole found in Sun server software

A flaw in Sun Microsystems' Web server software could allow hackers to gain control of Web sites, a security consulting company warned. Cambridge, Mass.-based @Stake issued a bulletin late Thursday on the vulnerability... More...

New 'Iraq oil' network worm found

A new network worm that spreads through shared folders on machines running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT, 2000 and XP operating system has been detected, according to advisories posted by a number of antivirus software makers... More...

Flaw Found in Apache HTTP Server

Thanks youm0nt from our BPN Forum for this. A buffer overrun vulnerability in the Apache HTTP server included with many popular Web servers enables an attacker to execute code on vulnerable machines. ... More...

Solaris hole found

HACKERS CAN POTENTIALLY exploit a format string vulnerability in remote wall requests in order to execute arbitrary code in Solaris, Sun Microsystems version of the Unix operating system, security experts have warned. Sun... More...

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