Yahoo Moves Quickly To Plug Phishing Hole

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Security Researcher Aditya K Sood is alleging that Yahoo was at risk from a pair of critical phishing and redirection vulnerabilities. According to Sood, the first vulnerability could have allowed certain specific URLs linked on...

Symantec Hole Leaks University Data

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The Academic Advising Center of the University of Colorado's College of Arts and Science made the mistake of not applying a patch to its Symantec Corporation anti-virus management console which resulted in the compromise of...

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...

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...

Vista Speech Recognition Hole

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Microsoft has confirmed an issue with the Windows Vista Speech Recognition feature. An issue has been identified publicly where an attacker could use the speech recognition capability of Windows Vista to cause the system to...

Apple Closes Another Wi-Fi Hole

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The update fixes a vulnerability, which was disclosed in November as part of the Month of Kernel Bugs campaign, that affects both the server and client versions of Mac OS X, Apple said in its...

Adobe Tackles Risky Hole in PDF

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Adobe Systems has issued updates to fix security flaws in its Reader and Acrobat software that Secunia rated as "highly critical". An attacker could remotely commandeer a computer via vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader, Acrobat...

Google flaw adds phishing hole to Web sites

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A security flaw in Google's search appliances could expose Web sites that use the products to information-stealing phishing attacks, experts warned Monday. The Google Search Appliance and Google Mini are used by organizations including banks...

ActiveX Triggers "Critical" Windows Hole

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Microsoft is investigating reports of a vulnerability in a Windows ActiveX control that could allow an attacker to remotely take control of a computer. One security company rated the vulnerability critical, while Microsoft said it...

Botnet Herders Attack MS06-040 Worm Hole

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The first wave of malicious attacks against the MS06-040 vulnerability is underway, using malware that hijacks unpatched Windows machines for use in IRC-controlled botnets. The attacks, which started late Aug. 12, use a variant of...

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...

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...

Security Hole in Cisco's IOS Discovered

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A bug discovered in an operating system that runs the majority of the world's computer networks would, if exploited, allow an attacker to bring down the nation's critical infrastructure, a computer security researcher said Wednesday...

Microsoft Admits to Media Center Hole

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Microsoft is developing a patch for a newly discovered security flaw in versions of Windows XP which poses a particular threat to computers running XP Media Center edition. The flaw is in Windows Remote Desktop...

MS Ships 'Killbit' Workaround for IE Security Hole

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One week after confirming a code execution flaw in its flagship Internet Explorer browser, Microsoft has shipped a "killbit" package to disable the affected control, javaprxy.dll. The killbit, also known as a registry key update,...

Microsoft Confirms Code Execution Hole in IE

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Microsoft late Thursday confirmed a security flaw in its dominant Internet Explorer browser could be potentially exploited by malicious hackers to take "take complete control of the affected system." The software giant released a security...

High-Risk RealPlayer Hole Patched

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Digital media delivery outfit RealNetworks Inc. on Wednesday released patches for a high-risk security flaw in several versions of its widely deployed RealPlayer software. The Seattle, Wash.-based company said the flaw could allow an attacker...

Apple Web hole still open

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Apple has still not properly fixed the HFS+ filesystem named fork vulnerability discovered last week, according to the company that first noticed it, NetSec. The fix put out by the company at the end of...

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...

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,...

QuickTime hole waiting to be filled in

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A critical hole in Apple Computer Inc.'s QuickTime media player has been identified and is waiting on a patch from the vendor. The vulnerability rated at "high severity" by eEye Digital Security -- the company...

MS Security Hole In VPC

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A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac. The vulnerability exists because of the method by which Virtual PC for Mac creates a temporary file when you run Virtual PC for Mac. An...

New Explorer hole could be devastating

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A security hole in Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer could prove devastating. Following the exposure of a vulnerability in Windows XP earlier this week, "http-equiv" of Malware has revealed that Explorer 6 users (and possibly users...

Apple patches Mac OS X hole

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Apple Computer has issued a security update that, among other fixes, closes a hole in Mac OS X that could have allowed hackers to take control of a computer under particular circumstances. The patch, which...

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...

KDE fixes SSL hole as MS dithers

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New KDE binary RPMs have been released, as promised, with a fix for the SSL certificate vulnerability affecting Windows and Konqueror. KDE 3.0.3 primarily provides stability enhancements over KDE 3.0.2, which shipped in early July...

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...

EBay closes password security hole

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Online auction powerhouse eBay Inc. closed a security hole in a password-maintenance feature late Tuesday that could have allowed attackers to take over a user's account and commit fraud. The vulnerability existed in the...

Hotmail Hole Patched

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Thanks Don Williams for the heads up. The recent exploit allowing hackers to bypass the country, state and zip code part of the password reset feature in Hotmail has been fixed. Hackers used...

Morpheus Security Hole a Hoax?

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According to a post on Musiccity.com, the recent "bug" which was allegedly found in Music City's Morpheus media file sharing application is a hoax. (thanks Blasphemous Girl for the heads up) The file...

Microsoft: There's a hole in W32.Donut

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Microsoft has defended the reputation of its new Web services software, claiming that a virus targeting files used in its .Net Framework is actually based on an old Windows virus. Antivirus vendors...

Yet another hole in IE, but no fix yet!

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Slashdot is all over this story, from NewsByte and SecurityFocus, where it is being reported that a serious vunerability was discoverred in IE on the 19th November, but as of today, Microsoft have not released...

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