Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Security Fix: July 6, 2008 - July 12, 2008

A Baker's Dozen of Security Updates for iPhone 2.0

As expected, the 2.0 version of iPhone released today includes a number of security updates, patching more than a dozen holes in the slimmed-down OS X operating system that powers the devices. That means for those who already own Apple's...

By Brian Krebs  | July 11, 2008; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  New Patches  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Speeding In Maryland Could Be Hazardous to Your Identity

If you've ever received a traffic ticket in Maryland, your name, birthday, Social Security number and address may be posted on the Maryland state Web site for anyone to find, Security Fix has learned. Reader Mark Webster from Annandale, Va.,...

By Brian Krebs  | July 11, 2008; 1:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (44)
Categories:  From the Bunker, Latest Warnings, Safety Tips, U.S. Government  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Ghosts of Java Haunt Users

Sun Microsystems has issued updates for its ubiquitous Java software to plug multiple security holes. Of particular interest in this bundle is a fix that prevents attackers from exploiting vulnerabilities in older versions of the software. Why is this a...

By Brian Krebs  | July 10, 2008; 11:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  From the Bunker, Latest Warnings, New Patches, Safety Tips  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

U.S. Supreme Court Judge Data Exposed Via P2P

The Washington Post today ran a story I wrote on a data breach of a local investment firm that exposed the names, birth dates and Social Security numbers of some of the Washington area's most powerful attorneys, including Supreme Court...

By Brian Krebs  | July 9, 2008; 4:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Fraud, From the Bunker, Latest Warnings, Safety Tips  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Patch (The Entire Internet) Tuesday

Security experts are scrambling to patch a newly-discovered security flaw in a key component of the Internet infrastructure that could expose consumers and businesses to increased risk of attack by scam artists and virus writers. Yesterday, computer software and hardware...

By Brian Krebs  | July 9, 2008; 12:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  From the Bunker, Latest Warnings, New Patches, U.S. Government  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Microsoft: Hackers Exploiting Unpatched Office Flaw

Microsoft today issued stopgap instructions for plugging a previously unknown security hole that hackers are currently using to break into Windows computers via the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser. The problem, once again, is with a faulty ActiveX control. ActiveX...

By Brian Krebs  | July 7, 2008; 5:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Fraud, Latest Warnings, New Patches, Safety Tips  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2013 The Washington Post Company