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Security Fix: October 1, 2006 - October 7, 2006

Microsoft to Issue 11 Patches Next Week

Microsoft Corp. will issue at least 11 software updates on Tuesday to fix security holes in its Windows operating system and other software products. The company is expected to release six patches to fix flaws in Windows, and another four...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 6, 2006; 5:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Got Phish? Drop 'Em in the 'Phishtank'

Chances are that you regularly receive "phish" in your inbox -- e-mail messages that try to lure you into giving away your personal and financial data at fake bank or e-commerce Web sites. If you're at all like me, you...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 5, 2006; 5:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Fraud  
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The Truth About a Claimed Firefox Exploit

A colorful duo of young hackers at the Toorcon security conference presented evidence Saturday that suggested a previously undocumented flaw in Mozilla's Firefox Web browser is actively being exploited to compromise machines of users cruising the Web with the browser....

By Brian Krebs  |  October 3, 2006; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Microsoft Warns of Attacks on Unpatched Windows, IE and Office Flaws

Microsoft is warning Windows users about three separate flaws widely deployed in the operating system that bad guys are using to install spyware when users merely visit a nasty Web site or open a maliciously crafted Powerpoint deck. The flaw...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 2, 2006; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Apple Patches 15 Security Flaws

Apple Computer on Friday issued a bundle of updates to fix at least 15 different security holes in its Mac OS X software applications. Mac OS X v10.4.8 and Security Update 2006-006 corrects flaws in OS X Mac OS X...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 1, 2006; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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