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Hackers Exploit Widget Security Holes

New attacks that exploit widgets and gadgets are imminent, according to the latest Web Security Trends Report from Finjan. Finjan's Malicious Code Research Centre has studied changing trends in attacks used by hackers to gain... More...

Apple Patches More Holes

Apple has updates out for security problems in WebCore (Mac OS X's HTML layout engine) and WebKit, the application framework that serves as an underpinning for many Mac applications. The issue concerning Apple's WebKit browser... More...

Cisco fixes wireless security holes

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... More...

Apple megapatch plugs 45 security holes

The megapatch, also known as Mac OS X 10.4.9, is the seventh Apple security patch release in three months. It deals with vulnerabilities in Apple's own software, as well as third-party components such as Adobe... More...

Apple plugs eight QuickTime holes

Apple has released a new version of its QuickTime software, partly to repair eight serious security vulnerabilities. Apple confirmed that the vulnerabilities make both Macs and Windows PCs susceptible to malicious files which, when opened... More...

Apple plugs Four Security Holes

Apple has made four new security updates available on its website and the Software Update selection under the Apple menu on a Mac. The flaws in Mac OS X and iChat were identified by the... More...

Google Plugs Account Hijack Holes

Had Google left the the cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability unpatched, hackers could have modified third-party Google documents and spreadsheets as well as had access to e-mail subjects and search history. According to Philipp Lenssen,... More...

Real Plugs Media Player Holes

Digital media delivery firm RealNetworks has issued a critical update to fix multiple security flaws in its media player software. The flaws, described by Secunia as "highly critical," could allow malicious hackers access... More...

New IE Holes Defy Latest Patches

Four new holes have been discovered in the Internet Explorer Web browser that could allow malicious hackers to run attack code on Windows systems, even if those systems have installed the latest software patches from... More...

OpenSSL shuts attack holes

Two patches have been released for flaws in the open-source security program that permit denial-of-service attacks that could cripple the Internet. The group behind OpenSSL, a widely used open-source Web security program, released two patches... More...

Plugging The Holes In Windows

In recent weeks, anyone running PCs or servers with Microsoft Windows has had to contend with the threat of rampaging worms that might invade their systems if they aren't careful. This week Microsoft revealed that... More...

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