Seven patches coming from Microsoft on patch Tuesday
Seven bundles of patches will arrive in next week's patch Tuesday to fix every version of Windows and many versions of Word, as they all have critical remote code execution vulnerabilities
Post from the past: security fix after 8 years
After almost eight years, the developer of the PHP Gift Registry web application has finally responded to a notice regarding a serious security vulnerability. Apparently, the problem has now been fixed
Tweeting with SMS can open door to hacks on your Twitter account
Twitter has known of vulnerability since August, hasn't patched it.
New Mac espionage trojan targets Dalai Lama supporters
Drive-by attack exploits same Java vulnerability used by notorious Flashback.
Interviews: Ask What You Will of Eugene Kaspersky
Eugene Kaspersky probably hates malware just as much as you do on his own machines, but as the head of Kaspersky Labs, the world's largest privately held security software company, he might have a different perspective — the existence of malware and other forms of online malice drives the need for security software of all kinds, and not just on personal desktops or typical internet servers. The SCADA software vulnerabilities of the last few years have led him to announce work on an operating system for industrial control systems of the kind affected by Flame and Stuxnet. But Kaspersky is not just toiling away in the computer equivalent of the CDC: He's been outspoken in his opinions — some of which have drawn ire on Slashdot, like calling for mandatory "Internet ID" and an "Internet Interpol". He's also come out in favor of Internet voting, and against SOPA, even pulling his company out of the BSA over it. More recently, he's been criticized for ties to the current Russian government. ...
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