Neowin News Feed for: Vulnerable https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/vulnerable/ Neowin News Feed for: Vulnerable en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Six out of ten users use vulnerable Adobe Reader versions https://www.neowin.net/news/six-out-of-ten-users-use-vulnerable-adobe-reader-versions/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/adobe_userbase_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Avast Software, one of the biggest names in computer security have announced that six out of ten people are vulnerable to attacks through them having outdated versions of Adobe Reader. What&rsquo;s more worrisome is that hackers... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/six-out-of-ten-users-use-vulnerable-adobe-reader-versions">Read more...</a> tom.dwyer@neowin.net (Tom Dwyer) Thu, 14 Jul 2011 19:55:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/six-out-of-ten-users-use-vulnerable-adobe-reader-versions Study found that schools have most vulnerable web servers https://www.neowin.net/news/study-found-that-schools-have-most-vulnerable-web-servers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/249049551network_security.jpg" alt="" /></div>A study done by Whitehat Security found that educational institutions were the most likely to be vulnerable while banks and healthcare institutions were the least vulnerable. According to NetworkWorld, the study is based off of... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/study-found-that-schools-have-most-vulnerable-web-servers">Read more...</a> brandon.boyce@neowin.net (Brandon Boyce) Thu, 17 Mar 2011 02:13:23 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/study-found-that-schools-have-most-vulnerable-web-servers Firefox named most vulnerable Windows application https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-tops-list-of-most-vulnerable-windows-applications/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/firefox.png" alt="" /></div>In a list, published by security firm Bit9, of 12 most vulnerable applications for the Windows platform, Firefox finished at the top of the list. The browser has earned the reputation from Mozilla... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-tops-list-of-most-vulnerable-windows-applications">Read more...</a> andrew.lyle@neowin.net (Andrew Lyle) Tue, 16 Dec 2008 08:02:15 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-tops-list-of-most-vulnerable-windows-applications Vonage Users Vulnerable to Exploits https://www.neowin.net/news/vonage-users-vulnerable-to-exploits/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a report released today by VoIP security firm Sipera Systems, Internet phone service company Vonage may be vulnerable to attacks by hackers through a variety of different means including eavesdropping, spam, spoofing and... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/vonage-users-vulnerable-to-exploits">Read more...</a> () Wed, 24 Oct 2007 23:05:23 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/vonage-users-vulnerable-to-exploits Sharing folders vulnerable to buffer overflow https://www.neowin.net/news/sharing-folders-vulnerable-to-buffer-overflow/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Even though the recent webcam vulnerability in MSN/Windows Live Messenger was only just addressed, another exploitable bug has already surfaced. This time it's a buffer overflow error that affects the Sharing folders feature in Windows... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/sharing-folders-vulnerable-to-buffer-overflow">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:57:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/sharing-folders-vulnerable-to-buffer-overflow Firefox Vulnerable to Protocol-Handling Bug Attacks https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-vulnerable-to-protocol-handling-bug-attacks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Firefox remains vulnerable to attacks exploiting protocol-handling bugs, even though it was patched twice in July, a pair of security researchers said this weekend. Billy Rios and Nate McFeters, who spelled out design and functionality... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-vulnerable-to-protocol-handling-bug-attacks">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 05 Sep 2007 10:29:55 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-vulnerable-to-protocol-handling-bug-attacks MSN Messenger vulnerable to 'highly critical' webcam flaw https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-messenger-vulnerable-to-highly-critical-webcam-flaw/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Exploit code for a &quot;highly critical&quot; vulnerability in MSN Messenger has been posted to a Chinese-language forum, prompting Microsoft to urge all users to immediately migrate to Windows Live Messenger 8.1. The exploit, available here,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-messenger-vulnerable-to-highly-critical-webcam-flaw">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Thu, 30 Aug 2007 08:14:45 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-messenger-vulnerable-to-highly-critical-webcam-flaw Worm 'proves' Macs as vulnerable as PCs https://www.neowin.net/news/worm-proves-macs-as-vulnerable-as-pcs/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An anonymous security researcher claims to have developed a worm capable of delivering a malicious payload to fully-patched Mac OS X systems. A posting on the Information Security Sellout blog insists that the worm proves... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/worm-proves-macs-as-vulnerable-as-pcs">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 18 Jul 2007 10:27:40 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/worm-proves-macs-as-vulnerable-as-pcs Patched Macs Vulnerable to Samba Bug https://www.neowin.net/news/patched-macs-vulnerable-to-samba-bug/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mac OS X is running with an outdated and vulnerable version of the open-source file and print program Samba, according to Symantec's DeepSight Threat Analyst Team. The vulnerabilities, first published on May 14, involve multiple... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/patched-macs-vulnerable-to-samba-bug">Read more...</a> () Fri, 01 Jun 2007 03:10:09 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/patched-macs-vulnerable-to-samba-bug Cisco: 77 Routers Vulnerable to New Drive-By Pharming Attack https://www.neowin.net/news/cisco-77-routers-vulnerable-to-new-drive-by-pharming-attack/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cisco has posted a Security Response on its Web site which describes the 77 routers that are vulnerable to a new form of attack. Researchers at security company Symantec first warned users about the new... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cisco-77-routers-vulnerable-to-new-drive-by-pharming-attack">Read more...</a> () Wed, 21 Feb 2007 22:55:43 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cisco-77-routers-vulnerable-to-new-drive-by-pharming-attack Microsoft: Excel vulnerable to new attack https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-excel-vulnerable-to-new-attack/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With its February security patches now two weeks away, Microsoft is warning of another critical flaw in its Office software. This time Excel is the target. Microsoft confirmed late Friday that its spreadsheet software is... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-excel-vulnerable-to-new-attack">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 05 Feb 2007 16:27:37 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-excel-vulnerable-to-new-attack Firefox, IE vulnerable to fake login pages? https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-ie-vulnerable-to-fake-login-pages/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mozilla's Firefox 2 and Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 are vulnerable to a flaw that could allow attackers to steal passwords. Dubbed a reverse cross-site request, or RCSR, vulnerability by its discoverer, Robert Chapin,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-ie-vulnerable-to-fake-login-pages">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Thu, 23 Nov 2006 08:39:58 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox-ie-vulnerable-to-fake-login-pages Windows XP SP2 Still Vulnerable To Memory Attacks https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-xp-sp2-still-vulnerable-to-memory-attacks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Russian security outfit, Maxpatrol, have discovered a way to defeat Microsoft&reg; Windows&reg; XP SP2 Heap protection and Data Execution Prevention mechanism. Data execution prevention (DEP) is a set of hardware and software technologies... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-xp-sp2-still-vulnerable-to-memory-attacks">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Sun, 30 Jan 2005 16:37:19 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-xp-sp2-still-vulnerable-to-memory-attacks Microsoft products also vulnerable to Mozilla flaw https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-products-also-vulnerable-to-mozilla-flaw/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>When the Mozilla organization issued a patch for its Web browser last week it opened up a can of worms. It now appears that the software vulnerability discovered by Mozilla might also affect MSN... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-products-also-vulnerable-to-mozilla-flaw">Read more...</a> () Tue, 13 Jul 2004 14:47:36 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-products-also-vulnerable-to-mozilla-flaw Apple Says OS X Vulnerable to Security Breach https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-says-os-x-vulnerable-to-security-breach/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>SEATTLE (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc., long considered to be relatively immune to the security holes and viruses that plague longtime rival Microsoft Corp.'s Windows, said on Friday a security hole in its software leaves... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-says-os-x-vulnerable-to-security-breach">Read more...</a> () Sun, 23 May 2004 04:47:47 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-says-os-x-vulnerable-to-security-breach U.S. says Windows vulnerable to attack https://www.neowin.net/news/us-says-windows-vulnerable-to-attack/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The federal government says there is new evidence that an attack is being planned on computers using Microsoft's Windows. The Department of Homeland Security issued an updated advisory this week about possible hacker... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/us-says-windows-vulnerable-to-attack">Read more...</a> () Sun, 03 Aug 2003 14:08:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/us-says-windows-vulnerable-to-attack Some MSN Messenger versions vulnerable to hackers https://www.neowin.net/news/some-msn-messenger-versions-vulnerable-to-hackers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Users of the latest versions of Microsoft's popular MSN Messenger program are vulnerable to computer hackers, the company warned on Wednesday. The vulnerability was discovered as Microsoft undergoes an intensive company-wide campaign to... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/some-msn-messenger-versions-vulnerable-to-hackers">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Thu, 09 May 2002 09:19:09 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/some-msn-messenger-versions-vulnerable-to-hackers Linux flaw leaves computers vulnerable https://www.neowin.net/news/linux-flaw-leaves-computers-vulnerable/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks xStainDx for the heads up. A flaw in a software-compression library used in all versions of Linux could leave the lion's share of systems based on the open-source operating system open to... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/linux-flaw-leaves-computers-vulnerable">Read more...</a> () Tue, 12 Mar 2002 03:17:28 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/linux-flaw-leaves-computers-vulnerable Scripting flaw leaves sites vulnerable https://www.neowin.net/news/scripting-flaw-leaves-sites-vulnerable/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A flaw in the common open-source scripting language PHP could allow attackers to crash or compromise a hefty fraction of the nine million servers running the open-source Web software Apache, as well as other Web... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/scripting-flaw-leaves-sites-vulnerable">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Thu, 28 Feb 2002 09:16:28 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/scripting-flaw-leaves-sites-vulnerable Hotmail vulnerable to JavaScript exploit https://www.neowin.net/news/hotmail-vulnerable-to-javascript-exploit/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A hacker has developed a method of bypassing the JavaScript filtering mechanisms of Hotmail, in the latest security flap to hit Microsoft's Web-based email service. ObLiviON has sent details of a sample... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hotmail-vulnerable-to-javascript-exploit">Read more...</a> () Thu, 13 Sep 2001 05:10:18 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hotmail-vulnerable-to-javascript-exploit