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Apple plugs 25 Mac OS X flaws

Apple has issued a security update for Mac OS X that addresses 25 security flaws affecting various parts of the operating system, including some third-party components such as the Kerberos authentication technology. The most serious... 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...

Oracle Plugs 51 Security Flaws

As a part of its quarterly patch cycle, Oracle released fixes for 51 vulnerabilities that affect its software products. The California company preannounced the patch release on Thursday (for the first time) and released patches... 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...

Intel plugs power supply guidelines

Intel is aiming to curb the desktop PC's thirst for power, in a measure that could help companies and individuals save on monthly electric bills. The chipmaker said Thursday that four major manufacturers... More...

NetGear plugs Wi-Fi into hi-fis

NetGear unveiled a Wi-Fi device on Tuesday that is designed to retrofit stereos so they can connect to wireless networks. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company plans to demonstrate its NetGear MP101 Wireless Digital Music Player... More...

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