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Security Fix: April 16, 2006 - April 22, 2006

More Mac OS X Flaws Identified

Apple is doing a lot of security patching of late, and it looks like its employees may be working overtime just to address some of the flaws founds by one security researcher. Tom Ferris, a hacker and researcher from Mission...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 21, 2006; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Microsoft to Re-Issue Windows Security Patch

Microsoft said Thursday that it plans next week to issue an updated version of a security patch it released last week that has caused problems for a number of Windows users who installed it. On Tuesday, Microsoft will push out...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 21, 2006; 7:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  New Patches  
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The Little Blue Browser

I never cease to be amazed at the sleazy tricks that online scammers have when it comes to trying to dupe inexperienced Internet users. This one sort of speaks for itself (discovered by the folks at Webroot): Windows users might...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 19, 2006; 4:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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Windows Users: Drop Your Rights

Security Fix has advised Microsoft Windows users in the past about the importance of running everyday software applications under user accounts that do not have the power to install programs or modify the underlying operating system in any way. The...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 18, 2006; 7:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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Problems With Latest Windows Patches

A number of Security Fix readers have written in to report problems with their computers after installing the latest round of security updates from Microsoft, which are apparently preventing some users from running certain programs or accessing files on their...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 17, 2006; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
 
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