Patch Tuesday: March 2011 edition

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Microsoft has issued an advanced security notification for the month of March 2011. Patch Tuesday, as nicknamed by Microsoft, where the company releases the latest security patches for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and other Microsoft...

Patch Tuesday: IE CSS and MHTML fixes

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Microsoft has just issued an advanced security notification for the month of February 2011. Patch Tuesday, as nicknamed by Microsoft, where the company releases the latest security patches for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and other...

Microsoft patched 247 exploits in 2010

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The second Tuesday of every month, Microsoft issues the latest security and vulnerability patches for Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer and a variety of other software products. Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification, or better known...

Windows 0-day vulnerability bypasses UAC

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Winrumors has reported that a new 0-day vulnerability affecting Windows XP, Vista and 7 has been discovered. The vulnerability resides in win32k.sys, "the kernel mode part of the Windows subsystem." This exploit allows user priviledge...

Twitter fixes major scripting vulnerability

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Neowin User Michael Forcer tipped us off to a potentially dangerous new cross-site-scripting vulnerability in Twitter. The script (for the sake of disclosure as this vulnerability is making the rounds): http://twitter.com/[yoururl]#@"style="background-color:white;color:white"onmouseover="alert(insert script here)"/ The URL exploited the...

Researchers discover WPA2 vulnerability

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Researchers at wireless security company AirTight Networks have uncovered a vulnerability in the widely used WPA2 security protocol, part of the 802.11 standard. The vulnerability, termed "Hole 196", which can be exploited by attackers already...

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