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Security Fix: November 11, 2007 - November 17, 2007

Apple Plugs 44 Security Holes

Apple released updates to fix at least 44 different security vulnerabilities in its software for Mac OS X and Windows. Forty of the flaws reside in OS X itself, while the rest are specific to Apple's version of the Safari...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 15, 2007; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  New Patches , Safety Tips  
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ZoneAlarm Anti-Spyware Free for Today

Check Point Software Technologies, the company that makes the popular ZoneAlarm suite of security products, is giving away its ZoneAlarm Anti-Spyware product today. The software includes the firewall and free anti-spyware updates for a year. Check Point says the offer...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 14, 2007; 10:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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Storm Worm Victims Get Stock Spam Pop-Up

If you're a Windows users and today received a surprise pop-up advertisement urging you to invest in an obscure penny stock, it is highly likely that your computer is infected with the virulent Storm worm, a nasty intruder that currently...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 13, 2007; 5:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Microsoft Plugs Critical Windows Security Hole

Microsoft today issued two software updates to remedy security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems, including one that criminal groups have been targeting lately to break into and steal data from vulnerable machines. One of the patches fixes a critical...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 13, 2007; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Apple Patches iPhone Security Hole

Apple iPhone users should soon be prompted to install a software update that plugs a much-publicized security hole in the devices. The critical vulnerability patched by Apple was the very same used by iPhone developers to power "Jailbreak," software that...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 13, 2007; 8:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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