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Security Fix: February 26, 2006 - March 4, 2006

Malware-Speak Spooks Symantec

Symantec said Wednesday it plans to tweak the behavior of its Norton Internet Security and Norton Personal Firewall products so that they are no longer vulnerable to an annoying but otherwise harmless prank that "script kiddie" hackers have been using...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 2, 2006; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
 
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Apple Update Fixes 13 Security Flaws

Apple has issued an update that patches several security flaws in its Mac OS X operating system, including a hole that a security researcher last week showed could be used by attackers to install malware on affected systems through Safari,...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 1, 2006; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  New Patches  
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SiteAdvisor Adds Search Safety

Since its inception, Security Fix has warned Microsoft Windows users to be extremely wary of clicking on Web links that arrive via instant messenger or e-mail, as these are the most common ways that malware spreads online today. But the...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 28, 2006; 7:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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