Web browsers and applications
- October 03, 2006
ZERT and Determina have released fixes for the latest IE buffer overflow as Microsoft investigates reports of a separate flaw in Windows Shell.
- September 27, 2006
Attacks against the Internet Explorer VML flaw were increasing to the point where Microsoft saw the need to fix it outside its normal patch cycle.
- September 21, 2006
Microsoft aims to patch the Internet Explorer VML flaw as part of its October security update, as the browser comes under attack from an increasing array of malware.
- September 19, 2006
Days after Patch Tuesday, Microsoft warned of a new threat against Internet Explorer. Attackers could exploit it to crash machines or take them over.
- June 07, 2006
Meanwhile, McAfee acquires Preventsys; a new Snort fix is released; Microsoft launches Web-based security services; and a group forms to tackle health industry flaws.
- April 06, 2006
In other news, Cisco patches a variety of flaws and attackers could access Windows file through a security hole in HP's printer software.
- March 30, 2006
Microsoft has renamed FrontBridge Technologies' hosted e-mail technology as Exchange Hosted Services. It includes services for antispam, archiving, encryption and disaster recovery.
- March 28, 2006
The unofficial work-arounds for the createTextRange flaw suggest the security community doesn't like waiting for Microsoft to address potentially dangerous vulnerabilities.
- March 22, 2006
Attackers could use the latest security holes to cause a denial of service or launch malicious code. Proof-of-concept exploit code has been written for one flaw.
- March 21, 2006
Author Robin Miller compares OpenOffice 2.0 and Microsoft Office in this interview and calls for the OS community to deliver personable, usable training for new OO and OSS users.
- March 01, 2006
Microsoft says new cumulative update for Internet Explorer 6 is not security-related.
- February 20, 2006
Hackers are circulating exploits codes that take advantage of the flaws released on Patch Tuesday.
- December 30, 2005
The Notes creator jumped to Microsoft and has been making news ever since.
- November 01, 2005
In other news, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina takes a role with Cybertrust; malware exploits avian flu fears; and Zotob's impact is measured.
- October 04, 2005
Will the latest incarnation of Mozilla's wildly popular browser calm recent concerns about buggy code? Two users weigh in.