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Security Fix: April 1, 2007 - April 7, 2007

Happy Birthday Security Fix

This week marks the second anniversary of the Security Fix blog. We've received thousands of comments and track-backs during the last two years. The response from readers and the community has been enormous and informative. Thank you! We are constantly...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 6, 2007; 1:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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Patch Tuesday Comes Twice in April

Microsoft Corp. today said it plans to release at least five software updates next week to plug several security holes in its Windows operating system and other software. Security Fix will have more details on the fixes soon after they...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 5, 2007; 3:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Yoo-Hoo! Do You Yahoo?

Yahoo! is urging users of its Yahoo! Messenger instant messaging software to update the program with a patch plugging a serious security hole that bad guys could use to break into PCs. Anyone who downloaded the program prior to Mar....

By Brian Krebs  |  April 4, 2007; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch

Microsoft Corp. today issued an emergency software update to plug a critical security hole in its Windows operating system. The free update is available either from the Microsoft Update site or via the company's automatic updates feature. Alternatively, Windows users...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 3, 2007; 3:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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Microsoft Rushes Out a Security Update

Microsoft Corp. yesterday said it plans to issue a software update on Tuesday to fix a dangerous security flaw in its Windows operating system -- a flaw that cyber criminals are actively targeting to gain access to computers across the...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 2, 2007; 1:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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