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Security Fix: May 27, 2007 - June 2, 2007

Apple, Mozilla Issue Security Updates

Apple and Mozilla each issued free updates to plug security holes in their products this week. Apple's patch fixes two vulnerabilities in its QuickTime media player for both Mac and Windows. Mozilla pushed out a series of updates to fix...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 31, 2007; 9:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  New Patches  
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A New Vector For Hackers -- Firefox Add-Ons

Makers of some of the most popular extensions, or "add-ons," for Mozilla's Firefox Web browser may have inadvertently introduced security holes that criminals could use to steal sensitive data from millions of users. By design, each Firefox extension -- any...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 30, 2007; 5:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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Spy vs. I-Spy: A Tale of Dueling Anti-Spyware Bills

The House of Representatives last week passed a bill called the "I-SPY Act" -- a.k.a. the "Internet Spyware Prevention Act of 2007." I believe it's important to highlight the benefits and limitations of this measure. For starters, I-SPY is an...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 29, 2007; 8:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Safety Tips , U.S. Government  
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