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Microsoft to patch 17-year-old bug

( -- Microsoft's February security update will include a patch for a bug that dates back to Windows NT 3.1, which was released in July 1993. The vulnerability has been present but undetected in every 32-bit version ...

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Software report
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Android mug shots have no lock and key

( -- If Google loyalists will persist that this Internet Goliath can do no evil, they at least need to admit, based on new evidence this week, that Google can do a lot of mindless harm. A security door in Android ...

dateMar 04, 2012 in Software report
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Adobe plugs Flash webcam spy hole

( -- Adobe engineers on Thursday fixed a vulnerability in its Flash software that could enable attackers to use a person’s computer webcam or microphone feeds for spying on the person. Adobe made changes ...

dateOct 22, 2011 in Software report
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Malware in BIOS stirs concern at Black Hat meet

( -- Security researcher Jonathan Brossard has drawn attention to a backdoor espionage problem that is in an ornery class by itself. Presenting his finds at the recent Defcon and Black Hat events, Brossard has shown ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Software report
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How Secure are iPhone and Android Apps

( -- Today's smartphones are pocket size computers that can be customized by downloading applications. This is what makes a smartphone vulnerable to cybercriminals. In this article we will examine how an iPhone ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Software weblog
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