Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Targeting Facebook users with a hoax application that attempts to steal personal information for ID fraud.
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Adobe Reader and Acrobat are vulnerable to hacker attacks that can compromise a computer. Symantec says the problem is an error in parsing structures within the PDF format that can allow a malicious binary to be executed. Adobe said the vulnerability is critical and recommends updating virus definitions. Adobe updates will arrive in March.
Security companies are warning of a vulnerability in two Adobe programs that could allow hackers to compromise your PC. Attackers are actively exploiting the flaw, although security researchers say the onslaught isn't yet widespread. Versions 9 and 8.x of Adobe Reader and Acrobat are affected.
According to Adobe, this vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe categorizes this as a critical issue and recommends that users update their virus definitions and exercise caution when opening files from untrusted sources.
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Wednesday, February 11, 2009
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Microsoft has released 4 new security bulletins.
1. MS09-002: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (961260) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-002.mspx
2. MS09-003: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution (959239) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-003.mspx
3. MS09-004: Vulnerability in Microsoft SQL Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (959420) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-004.mspx
4. MS09-005: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (957634) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-005.mspx
Friday, February 6, 2009
looks like 4 bulletins coming out next Tuesday:
Internet Explorer (Critical)
SQL Server (Important)Visio (Important)
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