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Security Fix: December 11, 2005 - December 17, 2005

'Dasher' No Reindeer Game

A new worm dubbed "Dasher" by antivirus companies is bringing an early holiday present for Microsoft Windows users who haven't applied a security update recently shipped from Redmond. According to a post on the blog of Finnish antivirus company F-Secure,...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 15, 2005; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Opera Browser Users Urged to Upgrade

Security researchers have uncovered a security weakness in one of the more recent versions of the Opera  Web browser that bad guys could use to trick users into downloading and running unwanted programs on their computers. Computer security firm Secunia...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 13, 2005; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches  
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Microsoft Patches Critical Browser Flaw

Microsoft Corp. today issued two software updates to fix security holes in computers running its Windows operating systems, including a "critical" patch for a flaw in its Internet Explorer Web browser. Three weeks ago, a researcher in the United Kingdom...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 13, 2005; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Another Attorney General Targeting Sony BMG?

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday she is investigating whether Sony BMG violated privacy and consumer protection laws, noting that her office has requested information from the company regarding anti-piracy software it included on music CDs that experts have...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 12, 2005; 12:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Piracy  
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