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Security Fix: April 17, 2005 - April 23, 2005

RealPlayer Update Fixes Security Glitch

Keeping your computer safe from viruses and other online security threats doesn't stop with downloading the latest patches from Microsoft. Hackers today are opportunistic and will spread their junk programs by any means available, and media players remain an attractive...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 21, 2005; 11:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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New Opera Browser Adds Security Features

The makers of the increasingly popular Opera Web browser have released a new version of their software -- Opera 8. The update sports several new security features, including improvements designed to thwart phishing scams. Opera 8 users will notice that...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 19, 2005; 3:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Exploits Released for Firefox, Mozilla Flaws

On Saturday, Security Fix warned readers that Mozilla had issued patches for nine security holes in its Firefox Web browser and its Mozilla Internet application suite. Unfortunately, it appears security researchers have detailed exploits that show the bad guys how...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 17, 2005; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Apple Issues 8 Security Updates for Mac OS X, Safari

Apple has released 8 new security patches for its Mac OS X operating system, including one for Safari, Apple's Web browser. The patches apply to Macs running any OS X versions that begin with v. 10.3, as well as Mac...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 17, 2005; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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