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Web browsers and applications

  • January 28, 2005 28 Jan'05

    Group Policy software developer gets new identity

    Desktop configuration vendor AutoProf has given itself a makeover to become DesktopStandard Corp.

  • December 02, 2004 02 Dec'04

    Out-of-cycle fix for IE IFRAME flaw

    Microsoft caught many by surprise on Wednesday with a security patch for the IFRAME vulnerability in Internet Explorer.

  • December 02, 2004 02 Dec'04

    The three most-overdue Windows fixes

    Columnist Jonathan Hassell shares what he thinks are the three most-needed fixes for Windows, and offers tips for protecting your systems from security breaches until those fixes are made.

  • December 01, 2004 01 Dec'04

    Microsoft hit by one-two punch

    Microsoft offers workarounds for the Windows Internet Name Service vulnerability. Meanwhile, another IE security hole has been reported.

  • November 23, 2004 23 Nov'04

    Infected ad banners exploit IE's IFRAME flaw

    Experts recommend IE users switch to another browser or disable Active Scripting to guard against infected ad banners exploiting the IFRAME vulnerability.

  • November 18, 2004 18 Nov'04

    Three new IE vulnerabilities discovered

    Attackers can exploit Internet Explorer holes to bypass a security feature in XP SP2, tricking users into downloading malicious files.

  • November 15, 2004 15 Nov'04

    Attacking the IE alternative

    Will Firefox be a bigger target if more people embrace it as an alternative to Internet Explorer? IT security experts offer mixed views.

  • November 10, 2004 10 Nov'04

    Microsoft fixes spoofing flaws in ISA, Proxy Server

    The software maker's November security bulletin doesn't cover the Internet Explorer IFRAME flaw that three new Mydoom variants have exploited.

  • November 03, 2004 03 Nov'04

    'Extremely critical' IE vulnerability

    A boundary error in Internet Explorer can be used to launch malicious code, according to security firm Secunia.

  • October 21, 2004 21 Oct'04

    Expert: 0-day exploit targets Microsoft flaw

    The code targets one of the latest Microsoft flaws. But don't worry, a security expert says, there are workarounds.

  • October 05, 2004 05 Oct'04

    Schneier: Microsoft still has work to do

    In the first of a two-part interview, security luminary Bruce Schneier talked about the "hype" of Windows XP SP2 and explains why it's "foolish" to use Internet Explorer.

  • September 29, 2004 29 Sep'04

    Workplace Web use: Give 'em an inch ...

    Good policy enforcement can prevent Internet misuse and lawsuits.

  • September 17, 2004 17 Sep'04

    The weakened state of the network perimeter

    In part one of this three-part series, author Wes Noonan addresses data security issues associated with a porous network perimeter, and explains why removing the perimeter is not the solution.

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