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Security Fix: March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006

RealNetworks Fixes Critical Media-Player Flaws

RealNetworks has issued an update to its fleet of media-player products that fixes at least three critical flaws in the applications that attackers could use to infiltrate vulnerable PCs. I meant to blog about this late last week when these...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 30, 2006; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Non-Microsoft Patches Issued for IE Flaw

A couple of computer-security companies have separately released free patches to plug a critical security flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser that hacker groups have been exploiting to steal passwords from Windows users. The third-party fixes from Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 28, 2006; 10:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
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Attacks on Unpatched IE Flaw Escalate

More than 200 Web sites -- many of them belonging to legitimate businesses -- have been hacked and seeded with code that tries to take advantage of a unpatched security hole in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser to install hostile...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 27, 2006; 7:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (129)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Happy Birthday Security Fix

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Security Fix blog. This past year has seen more than 370 entries and 646 trackbacks. And you, my dear readers, have submitted some 4,000 comments. Thank you for making Security Fix such a...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 27, 2006; 7:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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