Neowin News Feed for: Holes Neowin News Feed for: Holes en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Firefox and Safari updates close security holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Version of the Firefox web browser has been released by the Mozilla organisation. The update closes a security hole that developers opened up when patching a previously identified bug. Apple has also released an... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:51:05 +0000 Hackers Exploit Widget Security Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 17 Sep 2007 22:38:14 +0000 iPhone Update Closes Some Security Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has released an update for the iPhone. The iPhone v1.0.1 update doesn't add any new features, but does serve to plug up a few of the security holes that arose after the release of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Wed, 01 Aug 2007 01:02:11 +0000 Oracle Update Plugs Security Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Oracle issued 45 security fixes for its customers Tuesday as part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update. The 45 patches plug security holes in Oracle Database, Oracle Application Server, Oracle Collaboration Suite, Oracle E-Business Suite... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 18 Jul 2007 10:10:58 +0000 Apple Patches More Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 26 Jun 2007 07:09:05 +0000 Could Black Holes be Portals to Other Universes? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The objects scientists think are black holes could instead be wormholes leading to other universes, a new study says. If so, it would help resolve a quantum conundrum known as the black hole information paradox,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Nicholas Carter) Sat, 28 Apr 2007 22:27:15 +0000 Cisco fixes wireless security holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 13 Apr 2007 03:04:41 +0000 Apple megapatch plugs 45 security holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Mar 2007 02:03:43 +0000 Apple plugs eight QuickTime holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 06 Mar 2007 01:01:41 +0000 Apple plugs Four Security Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 16 Feb 2007 00:59:00 +0000 Google Plugs Account Hijack Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 17 Jan 2007 00:33:00 +0000 Kaspersky predicts Vista security holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Antivirus experts from Kaspersky Labs have predicted that 90 percent of current malware will run on Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows Vista. Although at the moment Vista appears to be more secure than previous Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 12 Dec 2006 12:41:26 +0000 Apple Mega Patch Plugs 20 Mac OS X Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple Computer late Tuesday released an update to fix a whopping 20 security flaws in its flagship Mac OS X and warned that the most serious bugs could lead to remote code execution attacks. Apple... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 04 May 2005 14:38:58 +0000 Mozilla Warns of Firefox Security Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Several security vulnerabilities in Firefox and the Mozilla Suite of Internet software put users of the open-source products at risk of hacker attacks, the Mozilla Foundation is warning. The organization released Firefox 1.0.1, which fixes... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 28 Feb 2005 18:33:30 +0000 Real Plugs Media Player Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 &quot;highly critical,&quot; could allow malicious hackers access... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 29 Sep 2004 22:22:28 +0000 Firefox has more security holes than Internet Explorer? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As crazy as the title of this news post may sound, it's true to some extent. Mozilla Firefox has managed to rack up 10 security holes in 4 months compared to 7 security holes in... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Sat, 07 Aug 2004 18:18:23 +0000 Microsoft Patch Leaves Holes Open <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's effort last week to fix a vulnerability in the Internet Explorer Web browser and end the latest series of Internet attacks doesn't address another closely related and dangerous vulnerability, according to a security specialist.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 06 Jul 2004 19:01:57 +0000 New IE Holes Defy Latest Patches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 13 Jun 2004 16:21:56 +0000 Mac OS X riddled with security holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has released a range of patches for security holes - both old and new - for its Mac OS X operating system, which it advises users to download immediately. The company is downplaying the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 06 May 2004 03:40:20 +0000 OpenSSL shuts attack holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 18 Mar 2004 10:17:37 +0000 China discovers seven extra holes in Internet Explorer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>China discovers seven extra holes in Internet Explorer A CHINESE RESEARCHER has discovered seven new security holes in Internet Explorer and Microsoft is looking into them, or perhaps through them. According to Russ Cooper... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 29 Nov 2003 09:16:10 +0000 Microsoft Browser Holes Lead to AIM, Dial-Up Attacks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Security holes in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser have been exploited by hackers to hijack AOL instant messaging accounts and force unsuspecting Web surfers to run up massive phone bills, computer experts cautioned on Friday. Some... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 28 Sep 2003 04:00:21 +0000 Plugging The Holes In Windows <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 07 Sep 2003 21:53:46 +0000 Microsoft says its own Firewalls have massive holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just in case you missed a warning on Microsoft's Knowledge Base last week, be aware that its Internet Connection Firewall and its Basic Firewall do not block Internet Protocol Version 6 traffic. And... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 20 May 2003 14:59:18 +0000 Security holes aren't being filled <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>System administrators are still not patching systems frequently enough, according to a recently published study of a software security flaw that allowed the Linux Slapper worm to spread. In fact, even after the Slapper worm... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 20 Nov 2002 09:13:09 +0000 Google patches holes in Toolbar <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A series of security holes in the Google Toolbar, an application offered by the popular search engine that adds easily accessible search features to Web browsers, could allow an attacker to read files, reroute searches... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Sun, 11 Aug 2002 12:14:08 +0000 Holes put Linux handheld at risk <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In an advisory posted Wednesday to a Syracuse University computer-science Web site, researchers said they had found vulnerabilities in Sharp's Zaurus SL-5500 and Zaurus SL-5000D handhelds. The flaws let attackers take control of the device's... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 12 Jul 2002 09:55:15 +0000