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Security Fix: April 24, 2005 - April 30, 2005

'Extremely Critical' Flaws Found in Netscape Browser

This past week has been a tough one for Web browser security vulnerabilities. Today, security firm Secunia issued two "extremely critical" alerts about a pair of security holes in the Netscape Internet browser -- versions 7.2 and 6.2.3. See this...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 26, 2005; 5:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Security Pointers for Small Businesses

Microsoft and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to issue what appears to be a fairly comprehensive guide for helping small businesses secure their computer systems. Included are tutorials on a variety of security issues facing small businesses,...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 26, 2005; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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New MusicMatch Version Mends Security Flaws

Yahoo!, which distributes the popular PC jukebox application MusicMatch, has released a new version of the software to fix at least two security problems in the program. Yahoo!'s FAQ page about the new release says current users should be prompted...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 25, 2005; 10:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Computer Diseases and the Web's Red Light District

After spending a few hours cleaning up spyware and other digital crud off of an acquaintance's computer over the weekend, I came away with mountains of damning evidence that much of it was planted on the machine after its owner...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 25, 2005; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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