Operating systems software

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Flaw found in Firefox 2.0

    Attackers could exploit the security flaw to crash versions and 2.0 of the browser, according to various security advisories.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Zero-day attacks target Microsoft Visual Studio

    Microsoft has outlined a series of steps users should take to protect their machines from attacks that exploit a new zero-day flaw in Visual Studio 2005.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Instant messaging attacks rise in October

    In October alone, security firm Akonix Systems tracked 88 attacks that used instant messaging programs to spread. Attackers are also exploiting P2P programs.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Firefox fans unfazed by IE 7

    IT administrators like the security improvements in IE 7. But for those who use Firefox, Microsoft's browser upgrade isn't enough to make them switch.

  • October 26, 2006 26 Oct'06

    Security Blog Log: The never-ending PatchGuard debate

    This week, security vendor fright over the Windows Vista PatchGuard feature permeates the blogosphere. Is Microsoft the boogeyman, or just misunderstood?

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    What is email archive indexing? Which type do you recommend?

    There is a wide range of indexing capabilities, and most people and companies don't think about this until after they've gone out and spent a lot of money on a solution. For us, "indexing" means that each email is opened as it is moved to an archive...