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Security Fix: April 2, 2006 - April 8, 2006

Multi-OS Virus Emerges

Security experts have spotted a new virus capable of infecting both Windows and Linux computer systems. It's a "proof-of-concept" virus, in that it is not really designed to be malicious or spread but merely to demonstrate a new method of...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 7, 2006; 2:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Microsoft to Issue Five Security Fixes

Microsoft today said it plans to issue at least five free software updates next week to fix security flaws in its Windows operating system and other software products. At least one of the updates will carry a "critical" rating, which...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 6, 2006; 2:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Another Round of Mac Fixes

Apple on Monday released another batch of security and stability fixes for its Mac OS X operating system, the fourth such update bundle in as many weeks. This collection includes 20 or so stability updates, a few fixes for third-party...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 4, 2006; 10:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Real World Impact of IE Flaw

It is easy to write about the latest security flaw in Microsoft's Windows operating system as if it were some abstract threat that hackers may or may not get around to exploiting at some point. But when you have evidence...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 3, 2006; 4:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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