Posts Tagged “Security”

Adobe Addresses Security Vulnerabilities in Flash, but not Acrobat or Reader

By | February 25, 2009

Adobe has released a new version of the Flash plugin for Mac, Windows, and Linux, that addresses a serious security vulnerability. The update fixes a critical flaw which could cause your computer to be hacked merely by viewing a malicious SWF (Shockwave Flash) file, according to Adobe’s advisory Adobe has a Web page that will [...]

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Important! Safari RSS Security Risk

By | January 13, 2009

If you use a Mac, it’s very important that you read this, even if you don’t use Safari. Republished from Brian Mastenbrook: Disclosure of information vulnerability in Safari Posted on Sun, 11 Jan 2009 Last edited Tue, 13 Jan 2009 I have discovered that Apple’s Safari browser is vulnerable to an attack that allows a [...]

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I found a serious security bug in H&R Block’s online tax software

By | April 9, 2008

UPDATE (4.12.08): The bug mentioned here has been resolved. Read the post and the updates at the bottom for the entire story. I’ve been using H&R Block’s online tax services to do my taxes this year. While corresponding with one of their tax professionals through their online message center, I discovered a very serious security [...]

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Zero-Day Exploit For Apple’s QuickTime Posted

By | January 11, 2008

An Italian security researcher has posted a proof-of-concept exploit for a zero-day vulnerability in the most current version of Apple’s QuickTime media software (7.3.1). [LINK] [via The Apple Blog]

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