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Security Fix: September 17, 2006 - September 23, 2006

Unofficial Patch Released for IE Flaw

A team of security gurus today released an unofficial security fix for a serious flaw in Microsoft's default Web browser and e-mail software. The action comes as computer security organizations in the United States and elsewhere are issue alarms that...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 22, 2006; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches  
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Apple Issues Patches for Laptop Wireless Flaws

Apple Computer today issued a trio of software updates to fix three serious vulnerabilities located in the wireless components of a number of its Mac products. In an advisory, Apple said flaws exist in the Airport wireless device drivers included...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 21, 2006; 5:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
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Guarding Against the New IE Exploit

Earlier this week Security Fix wrote about a newly discovered vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser that bad guys were exploiting to install malicious software when users merely browsed certain nasty Web sites. That post advised users who wanted...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 21, 2006; 2:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Newly Detected IE Exploit Spells Massive Spyware Trouble

A previously undocumented flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser is reportedly being exploited by online criminals to install an entire kitchen sink of malicious software on any computer that visits any of a handful of sites currently exploiting the...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 18, 2006; 10:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
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