Code execution vulnerability found in Firefox 3.0

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Just 5 hours after the official release of the latest refresh of Mozilla's flagship browser, an unnamed researcher has sold a critical code execution vulnerability that puts all Firefox 3.0 users at risk of PC...

Serious vulnerability found in Gmail

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Security researcher Petko Petkov has revealed a cross-site request forgery vulnerability in Gmail that makes it possible for a malicious web site to surreptitiously add a filter to a user's Gmail account that forwards e-mail...

Four-fold increase in child abuse found on Web

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In its annual report, British-based Internet monitoring group Internet Watch Foundation found that in the last three years there has been a four-fold increase in the number of child pornography images involving severe abuse such...

Wi-Fi Bug Found in Linux

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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...

New Vulnerability Found In Windows Vista

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A security vendor based in Aliso Viejo, California has found a vulnerability with a 'medium' security rating in Microsoft's Windows Vista. According to Marc Maiffret, co-founder and chief hacking officer of eEye Digital Security, the...

Security hole found in Office 2007

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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...

Body of James Kim Found

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The body of missing CNET senior editor, James Kim, was found Wednesday approximately half a mile from the Rogue River in Oregon, US. Kim and his family were on their way home from a Thanksgiving...

Vulnerability Found In D-Link Routers

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A buffer overflow vulnerability discovered several D-Link wired and wireless routers could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code and potentially compromise entire networks. eEye Digital Security, an Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based security firm, issued an advisory...

Another security hole found in IE

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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...

Second Metafile Vulnerability Found in Windows

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Round two begins for Microsoft, as they are faced with yet another WMF vulnerability. A hacker who goes by the name "concoruder" posted his two newly discovered WMF vulnerabilities on Monday, on the popular security...

Flaws Found in RealNetworks Media Player

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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...

Flaw found in Kaspersky antivirus

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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...

eEye: Flaw found in IE, Outlook installation

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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...

World of Warcraft Duping Bug Found

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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...

Flaw Found in Adobe Acrobat

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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...

Flaw found in McAfee suite

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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...

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...

DoS Flaws Found in Samba Module

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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...

New bug found in MySQL add-on utility

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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...

Security Flaws Found in RealPlayer

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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...

Infineon found guilty

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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...

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...

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...

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...

New Linux Security Hole Found

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A new security hole has been found in Linux. All it takes is a C program and shell access (to upload and run the program). Not only did this young program find the bug,...

Two Critical Bugs found in IE

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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,...

Vulnerabilities Found in Symantec Client Products

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Symantec has acknowledged several serious bugs in several of its client security products in both corporate and consumer editions. The problems, reported to Symantec Corp. by eEye Digital Security, involve several functions...

Hard disk 'speed limit' found

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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...

New HLDS Exploit has been found

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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...

Wozniak Crafts High-Tech Lost & Found

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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...

Backup flaw found in new Windows

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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...

AOL Hopes It's Found A Way To Hang On

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America Online Inc. is launching a $35 million marketing campaign in a bid to hang on to its subscribers, even if they buy high-speed Internet access elsewhere. For the first time, the...

Hole found in Sun server software

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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...

Security Flaws Found in New Opera Browser

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Security flaws in Opera Software's Web browser could put the privacy of Opera users at risk, an Israeli Web application company warned Tuesday. The company, GreyMagic Software of Jerusalem, known for its disclosure of security...

New 'Iraq oil' network worm found

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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...

Flaw Found in Apache HTTP Server

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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. ...

Solaris hole found

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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...

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