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Critical updates for Adobe Flash, Microsoft Windows

Microsoft released six software updates on Tuesday to fix at least a dozen security vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Windows Server and Microsoft Office. More than half of the flaws earned a "critical" rating, meaning criminals could exploit them to...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 8, 2009; 10:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Apple issues security updates for Mac OS X

Apple this week pushed an update for Leopard and Snow Leopard systems that plugs a large number of security holes in Apple's version of Java, a package installed by default on those Mac OS X systems that enables a number...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 4, 2009; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Security update for Apple's Safari Web browser

Apple has shipped a new version of its Safari Web browser that fixes at least seven security vulnerabilities. The Safari 4.0.4 update is available for both Mac and Windows versions of the browser. Mac users can grab the latest version...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 13, 2009; 4:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Microsoft plugs 15 holes in Windows, Office

Microsoft on Tuesday released software updates to fix at least 15 security flaws in Windows, Windows Server and Microsoft Office. One of the patches addresses a flaw so serious that users could find their Windows PCs compromised just by visiting...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 10, 2009; 5:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Apple ships 50+ security updates

Apple has shipped a large security update for computers running its Leopard and Snow Leopard operating systems for the Mac. The bundle contains security fixes for more than 50 vulnerabilities, including updates for components like Adaptive Firewall, FTP server, QuickTime...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 10, 2009; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Updates for Adobe's Shockwave, Sun's Java

Sun Microsystems has issued an update to its Java software that fixes at least one security vulnerability. Separately, Adobe is pushing out a patch to plug four security holes in its Shockwave Player. The Sun patch brings Java 6 to...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 5, 2009; 10:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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What Windows Autorun Has Wrought, Brian Krebs , November 2, 2009
Mozilla: Firefox Users, Check Your Plug-ins, Brian Krebs , October 14, 2009
Adobe Plugs 29 Critical Reader, Acrobat Holes, Brian Krebs , October 13, 2009
Microsoft Issues Stopgap Fix for Windows Flaw, Brian Krebs , September 22, 2009
Patches for Macs, and Advice for Mac Users, Brian Krebs , September 13, 2009
Updates Plug iPhone, QuickTime Security Holes, Brian Krebs , September 10, 2009
Future Firefox to Nag Users on Insecure Plug-ins, Brian Krebs , September 8, 2009
Microsoft Fixes Eight Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , September 8, 2009
Apple Updates Java, Backdates Flash, Brian Krebs , September 3, 2009
Microsoft Expands Office Anti-Piracy Program, Brian Krebs , August 26, 2009
Security Patch Catchup: Java, Safari & OS X, Brian Krebs , August 17, 2009
Microsoft Fixes 19 Windows Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , August 11, 2009
Researchers: XML Security Flaws are Pervasive, Brian Krebs , August 5, 2009
Security Updates for iPhone, Adobe Reader, Brian Krebs , August 4, 2009
Critical Update for Adobe Flash Player, Brian Krebs , July 30, 2009
Microsoft's Emergency Patch Mess, Brian Krebs , July 28, 2009
Firefox Update Plugs Critical Security Hole, Brian Krebs , July 17, 2009
Microsoft Patches Nine Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , July 14, 2009
iPhone 3.0 Includes 46 Security Updates, Brian Krebs , June 18, 2009
Apple Patches Java Flaws, At Last, Brian Krebs , June 16, 2009
Security Updates for iTunes, QuickTime, Brian Krebs , June 2, 2009
Microsoft Pushing Out IE8 Through Auto Update, Brian Krebs , April 30, 2009
Microsoft Fixes 23 Software Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , April 15, 2009
Time to Update Java, Brian Krebs , April 7, 2009
Microsoft Plugs Eight Windows Security Holes, Brian Krebs , March 11, 2009
Adobe Issues Security Update for Flash Player, Brian Krebs , February 25, 2009
Apple Patches More Than 50 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , February 15, 2009
OpenOffice Installs Insecure Java Version, Brian Krebs , February 4, 2009
Security Fix Pop Quiz, Reality-Show Style, Brian Krebs , January 28, 2009
Microsoft Plugs Three Windows Security Holes, Brian Krebs , January 13, 2009
Firefox 2 Users Will Get No More Security Updates, Brian Krebs , December 17, 2008
Apple Patches 21 Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , December 16, 2008
Microsoft Plugs at Least 28 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , December 9, 2008
Would You Like an Update With Your Java?, Brian Krebs , December 3, 2008
Peculiar Patch Pits iPhone Security vs. Safari, Brian Krebs , November 20, 2008
Critical Security Updates for Firefox, Safari, Brian Krebs , November 16, 2008
Microsoft Patches Four Windows Security Holes, Brian Krebs , November 11, 2008
Adobe Issues Critical Acrobat, Reader Updates, Brian Krebs , November 5, 2008
Taming Vista's User Account Control Pop-Ups, Brian Krebs , November 4, 2008
Java Update Promises to Remove Older Versions, Brian Krebs , October 27, 2008
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday Includes New Rating Index, washingtonpost.com Editors , October 14, 2008
Apple, Opera Ship Security Updates, Brian Krebs , October 10, 2008
Apple, Mozilla Push Security Updates, Brian Krebs , September 25, 2008
Apple Pushes New Patches, Brian Krebs , September 16, 2008
iPhone Update Plugs Eight Security Holes, Brian Krebs , September 13, 2008
Microsoft Patches Eight Security Holes, Brian Krebs , September 9, 2008
Opera Update Plugs Multiple Security Holes, Brian Krebs , August 21, 2008
Microsoft Patches 26 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , August 12, 2008
Apple Patches DNS Flaw and 16 Other Holes, Brian Krebs , August 1, 2008
Ghosts of Java Haunt Users, Brian Krebs , July 10, 2008
Patch (The Entire Internet) Tuesday, Brian Krebs , July 9, 2008
Apple Pushes Peck of Patches, Brian Krebs , July 1, 2008
Security Update for Adobe Reader, Acrobat, Brian Krebs , June 25, 2008
Firefox 3 Released - Sort Of, Brian Krebs , June 17, 2008
Opera 9.5 Offers Anti-Malware Protection, Brian Krebs , June 12, 2008
Microsoft, Apple Issue Security Updates, Brian Krebs , June 10, 2008
Apple Patches 40 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , May 29, 2008
Security Fixes in Foxit Update, Brian Krebs , May 27, 2008
Microsoft Patches Six Security Holes, Brian Krebs , May 13, 2008
Adobe Plugs 8 Security Holes in Reader, Brian Krebs , May 9, 2008
Microsoft Delays Windows XP Service Pack 3, Brian Krebs , April 29, 2008
Do You Foxit? Then Patch It!, Brian Krebs , April 28, 2008
Badware Threat Changes Apple's Tune on Safari, Brian Krebs , April 23, 2008
A Shifting Definition of 'Severity', Brian Krebs , April 22, 2008
Java Update Released, Brian Krebs , April 21, 2008
Security Updates for Firefox, Safari, Brian Krebs , April 17, 2008
Security Fix Pop Quiz, Spring 2008 Edition, Brian Krebs , April 14, 2008
Time to Patch Your Flash, Brian Krebs , April 11, 2008
Microsoft Fixes 10 Security Vulnerabilities, Brian Krebs , April 8, 2008
Opera Updates and a Black Tuesday Preview, Brian Krebs , April 7, 2008
Reach Out And Hack Someone, Brian Krebs , April 3, 2008
Apple Patches 93 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , March 19, 2008
Microsoft Patches 12 Office Security Holes, Brian Krebs , March 11, 2008
An Opera Update And A Farewell to Netscape, Brian Krebs , February 27, 2008
Microsoft's Valentine: 17 Security Updates, Brian Krebs , February 12, 2008
Apple Releases Tiger, Leopard Security Updates, Brian Krebs , February 12, 2008
Mozilla, Skype Issue Updates, Brian Krebs , February 8, 2008
Adobe, Apple Issue Security Updates, Brian Krebs , February 6, 2008
Massive Java Update Includes Security Fixes, Brian Krebs , January 23, 2008
Microsoft Patches Three Windows Security Holes, Brian Krebs , January 9, 2008
Important Update For Ad-Aware SE Users, Brian Krebs , January 7, 2008
Security Updates for Flash, Opera, Brian Krebs , December 21, 2007
Apple Patches Java, OS X and Safari 3 Flaws, Brian Krebs , December 18, 2007
New QuickTime Player Fixes 3 Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , December 14, 2007
Microsoft Plugs 11 Windows Security Holes, Brian Krebs , December 11, 2007
Apple Plugs 44 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , November 15, 2007
Microsoft Plugs Critical Windows Security Hole, Brian Krebs , November 13, 2007
Apple Patches iPhone Security Hole, Brian Krebs , November 13, 2007
Patch Tuesday Preview, And a Windows Warning, Brian Krebs , November 9, 2007
New QuickTime Version Plugs 7 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , November 5, 2007
Firefox Update Plugs 8 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , October 25, 2007
Adobe Fixes Reader, Acrobat Vulnerabilities, Brian Krebs , October 23, 2007
Microsoft Plugs Nine Security Holes, Brian Krebs , October 9, 2007
Java Update Plugs Multiple Security Holes, Brian Krebs , October 8, 2007
QuickTime Security Update for Windows, Brian Krebs , October 5, 2007
Microsoft's Stealth Update Backfires for Some Users, Brian Krebs , September 28, 2007
Apple Ships iPhone Security Updates, Brian Krebs , September 27, 2007
Service Pack 3 Available for Office 2003 Users, Brian Krebs , September 26, 2007
Firefox Update Fixes Apple QuickTime Flaw, Brian Krebs , September 19, 2007
Security Updates for Windows 2000, Instant Messager, Brian Krebs , September 11, 2007
Apple iTunes Update and Patch Tuesday Preview, Brian Krebs , September 7, 2007
Yahoo! Issues Security Update for Messenger, Brian Krebs , August 23, 2007
Microsoft Fixes 14 Software Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , August 14, 2007
Security Fix Pop Quiz, Summer 2007 Edition, Brian Krebs , August 13, 2007
There's a Black Tuesday on the Rise, Brian Krebs , August 9, 2007
iPhone Exploits Revealed, Brian Krebs , August 3, 2007
Firefox Update Comes With a Mea Culpa, Brian Krebs , July 31, 2007
New QuickTime Version Mends Eight Flaws, Brian Krebs , July 12, 2007
Microsoft Plugs 11 Software Holes, Brian Krebs , July 10, 2007
It's a Jungle Out There for Apple's Safari, Brian Krebs , June 25, 2007
Two Security Updates from Apple, Brian Krebs , June 21, 2007
Apple Issues Windows Safari Bug Fixes, Brian Krebs , June 14, 2007
Microsoft Plugs 15 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , June 12, 2007
Yahoo! IM Users Should Upgrade Immediately, Brian Krebs , June 9, 2007
Microsoft to Issue Six Security Updates, Brian Krebs , June 8, 2007
Sun Issues Java Security Update, Brian Krebs , June 8, 2007
Apple, Mozilla Issue Security Updates, Brian Krebs , May 31, 2007
Apple, Microsoft Issue Security Updates, Brian Krebs , May 25, 2007
Apple Patches QuickTime Security Hole, Brian Krebs , May 1, 2007
Apple Issues Patches for 25 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , April 19, 2007
Patch Tuesday Comes Twice in April, Brian Krebs , April 5, 2007
Yoo-Hoo! Do You Yahoo?, Brian Krebs , April 4, 2007
Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch, Brian Krebs , April 3, 2007
Microsoft Rushes Out a Security Update, Brian Krebs , April 2, 2007
Enabling the Spammers, Brian Krebs , March 27, 2007
New Firefox Version Fixes Flaw, Brian Krebs , March 21, 2007
Apple Releases a Bushel of Software Patches, Brian Krebs , March 13, 2007
Patch Reprieve for March's Black Tuesday, Brian Krebs , March 8, 2007
Apple Patches QuickTime Holes, Brian Krebs , March 6, 2007
Mozilla Plugs Firefox Security Holes, Brian Krebs , February 26, 2007
Serious Flaw in Google Desktop Prompts Patch, Brian Krebs , February 21, 2007
Apple Works To Stave Off Big Mac Attack, Brian Krebs , February 16, 2007
Apple Patches Mac Wireless Security Hole, Brian Krebs , January 26, 2007
Time to Reboot the Internet Again, Brian Krebs , January 24, 2007
Apple Patches First 'Month of Apple Bugs' Flaw, Brian Krebs , January 24, 2007
Sun Releases Java Security Update, Brian Krebs , January 23, 2007
Critical Microsoft & Mozilla Patches for 2006, Brian Krebs , January 19, 2007
Free Tool Scans Your PC for Missing Patches, Brian Krebs , January 11, 2007
More Adobe Reader Vulnerabilities, Brian Krebs , January 11, 2007
Microsoft Plugs Ten Security Holes, Brian Krebs , January 9, 2007
Microsoft's Achilles' Heel: Office, Brian Krebs , January 5, 2007
Internet Explorer Unsafe for 284 Days in 2006, Brian Krebs , January 4, 2007
New Firefox Version Fixes 8 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , December 20, 2006
Microsoft Tweaks Windows XP Wireless Security, Brian Krebs , December 13, 2006
Finding the Free Version of AVG 7.5 Anti-Virus, Brian Krebs , December 11, 2006
Time to Update Your Adobe Reader, Brian Krebs , December 8, 2006
How Not to Distribute Security Patches, Brian Krebs , December 6, 2006
Apple Patches 31 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , November 28, 2006
Microsoft Patches 9 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , November 14, 2006
A Little Patch Housekeeping, Brian Krebs , November 13, 2006
Microsoft to Issue Six Security Patches Next Week, Brian Krebs , November 10, 2006
Patches Available for Bluetooth Flaw, Brian Krebs , October 17, 2006
Microsoft Fixes Record 26 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , October 10, 2006
Microsoft to Push Out IE 7 This Month, Brian Krebs , October 9, 2006
Microsoft to Issue 11 Patches Next Week, Brian Krebs , October 6, 2006
Apple Patches 15 Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , October 1, 2006
Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for IE Flaw, Brian Krebs , September 26, 2006
Unofficial Patch Released for IE Flaw, Brian Krebs , September 22, 2006
Apple Issues Patches for Laptop Wireless Flaws, Brian Krebs , September 21, 2006
New Firefox Version Fixes 7 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , September 16, 2006
AOL Issues Security Update, Brian Krebs , September 13, 2006
Apple, Microsoft Release Software Patches, Brian Krebs , September 12, 2006
Three Patches from Microsoft Next Week, Brian Krebs , September 8, 2006
Microsoft Re-Releases Internet Explorer Patch, Brian Krebs , August 24, 2006
Microsoft Fixes 23 Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , August 8, 2006
At Least 12 Patches from Microsoft Next Week, Brian Krebs , August 3, 2006
Intel Issues Patches to Fix Wireless Flaws, Brian Krebs , August 3, 2006
Apple Issues Bundle of Security Updates, Brian Krebs , August 1, 2006
Mozilla Issues Security Updates for Firefox, Brian Krebs , July 27, 2006
Adobe Issues Security Update, Brian Krebs , July 12, 2006
Macromedia Flash Update Prompts an SF Rant, Brian Krebs , July 7, 2006
Apple Issues ITunes Security Update, Brian Krebs , June 30, 2006
Apple Updates Fix Five Flaws for Mac OS X, Brian Krebs , June 27, 2006
Security Update Available for Winamp, Brian Krebs , June 26, 2006
New Adobe Version Plugs Security Holes, Brian Krebs , June 15, 2006
12 Microsoft Patches Plug 21 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , June 13, 2006
Fun With Java Updates, Brian Krebs , May 26, 2006
Mac Update Brings Trouble for Some Users, Brian Krebs , May 16, 2006
Microsoft Issues Three Security Updates, Brian Krebs , May 9, 2006
Microsoft to Re-Issue Windows Security Patch, Brian Krebs , April 21, 2006
Security Updates for Firefox, Opera Browsers, Brian Krebs , April 14, 2006
Microsoft to Issue Five Security Fixes, Brian Krebs , April 6, 2006
Another Round of Mac Fixes, Brian Krebs , April 4, 2006
Non-Microsoft Patches Issued for IE Flaw, Brian Krebs , March 28, 2006
March Mac Security Updates, Part 3, Brian Krebs , March 17, 2006
Adobe Issues Critical Macromedia Flash Update, Brian Krebs , March 15, 2006
Microsoft Patches: Two for Tuesday, Brian Krebs , March 14, 2006
Apple Issues Another Mac Patch Bundle, Brian Krebs , March 13, 2006
Apple Update Fixes 13 Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , March 1, 2006
Winamp Update Fixes Big Security Hole, Brian Krebs , February 24, 2006
Apple Worm and More Mac Patches, Brian Krebs , February 16, 2006
Microsoft to Issue Seven Patches Next Week, Brian Krebs , February 9, 2006
Sun Updates Fix Multiple Java Flaws, Brian Krebs , February 9, 2006
A Time to Patch II: Mozilla, Brian Krebs , February 7, 2006
Firefox Update Mends 8 Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , February 2, 2006
Updates Mend F-Secure Antivirus Flaws, Brian Krebs , January 19, 2006
Oracle Issues a Whopping 82 Patches, Brian Krebs , January 18, 2006
Service Pack 3? Maybe Next Year, Brian Krebs , January 18, 2006
Update Fixes Critical Flaw for AOL Users, Brian Krebs , January 16, 2006
Apple Fixes Quicktime Security Holes, Brian Krebs , January 12, 2006
Microsoft Issues 2 More Patches, Brian Krebs , January 10, 2006
Microsoft to Fix Windows Flaw Today, Brian Krebs , January 5, 2006
Opera Browser Users Urged to Upgrade, Brian Krebs , December 13, 2005
Microsoft Patches Critical Browser Flaw, Brian Krebs , December 13, 2005
Two Microsoft Windows Patches Coming, Brian Krebs , December 8, 2005
Apple Update Patches 13 Flaws, Brian Krebs , November 30, 2005
RealPlayer Patches Critical Flaws, Brian Krebs , November 11, 2005
Microsoft Patches Windows Image Problem, Brian Krebs , November 8, 2005
Macromedia Flash Player Patch, Brian Krebs , November 7, 2005
Critical Windows Patch Coming Next Week, Brian Krebs , November 3, 2005
Apple Patches Five Holes, Brian Krebs , November 1, 2005
Skype Update Mends Security Holes, Brian Krebs , October 25, 2005
Microsoft Issues 9 Security Patches, Brian Krebs , October 11, 2005
At Least One 'Critical' Windows Patch Coming, Brian Krebs , October 6, 2005
Microsoft Issues Security Pack for Office 2003, Brian Krebs , September 29, 2005
Apple Patches Mend 10 Holes, Brian Krebs , September 23, 2005
Mozilla Issues Firefox Update, Brian Krebs , September 21, 2005
Mozilla Issues Firefox Update, Brian Krebs , September 21, 2005
Patches Fix Critical Flaws in Linksys Router, Brian Krebs , September 15, 2005
Mozilla Issues Patch for Firefox Flaw, Brian Krebs , September 10, 2005
Microsoft Nixes Patch for Black Tuesday, Brian Krebs , September 9, 2005
Black Tuesday? Not So Much This Month, Brian Krebs , September 8, 2005
Workaround for Unpatched IE Flaw, Brian Krebs , August 18, 2005
Six Security Patches for Windows, Brian Krebs , August 9, 2005
Six Windows Updates on "Black Tuesday", Brian Krebs , August 5, 2005
Flaw in Winamp Media Player Fixed, Brian Krebs , July 23, 2005
Mozilla Issues Another Update, Brian Krebs , July 20, 2005
More Firefox Updates on the Way, Brian Krebs , July 19, 2005
Security Updates For Apple, Firefox, Brian Krebs , July 13, 2005
Microsoft To Issue Three Security Updates, Brian Krebs , July 7, 2005
Microsoft Releases Fix for Serious IE Flaw, Brian Krebs , July 5, 2005
Microsoft Unveils New Security Service, Brian Krebs , June 29, 2005
Adobe Issues Mac Fixes, Brian Krebs , June 28, 2005
RealNetworks Patch Fixes Four Critical Bugs, Brian Krebs , June 23, 2005
Adobe PDF Patch Plugs Data Leak Threat, Brian Krebs , June 20, 2005
10 Microsoft Patches Due Next Week, Brian Krebs , June 9, 2005
Apple's Bushel of Critical Fixes, Brian Krebs , June 9, 2005
Security Updates, But at What Cost?, Brian Krebs , June 1, 2005
Security Updates, But at What Cost?, Brian Krebs , June 1, 2005
Apple Updates Tiger OS X, Brian Krebs , May 17, 2005
Mac and Linux Firefox Update Links, Brian Krebs , May 14, 2005
Firefox Update Plugs Security Holes, Brian Krebs , May 12, 2005
Mercifully Light Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Brian Krebs , May 10, 2005
Update Fixes Serious iTunes Flaw, Brian Krebs , May 10, 2005
More Security Updates for Mac OS X, Brian Krebs , May 4, 2005
New MusicMatch Version Mends Security Flaws, Brian Krebs , April 25, 2005
RealPlayer Update Fixes Security Glitch, Brian Krebs , April 21, 2005
New Opera Browser Adds Security Features, Brian Krebs , April 19, 2005
Firefox Upgrade Fixes 9 Security Holes, Brian Krebs , April 16, 2005
 
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