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IBM moves into enterprise blogging

IBM is launching itself into territory popularized by the likes of Google -- the Weblog. IBM last week announced two blogging tools, taking advantage of a practice increasingly prevalent in the enterprise.

Flaw threatens Acrobat documents

Adobe has warned of a serious flaw affecting one of the most widely distributed client applications, Acrobat Reader. The flaw leaves users open to attack via maliciously crafted PDF files, which can be spread via e-mail attachments web page links, an...

Explorer hole can crash PCs and compromise systems

An unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer may allow attackers to execute code via a malicious website. The bug affects the latest versions of Explorer patched with Service Pack 2 (SP2) as well as older editions, according to SEC Consult.

JavaScript flaw leaves every browser open to attack

A new browser flaw could allow attackers to trick users into giving up sensitive information such as passwords. The flaw is unusual in that it affects every mainstream browser, and can be exploited on the Mac OS X operating system as easily as on Win...

Torvalds updates Linux kernel

Linus Torvalds has released version 2.6.12 of the Linux kernel, a major revision including support for Trusted Platform Modules (TPM), significant changes to many drivers and other changes.

Firefox introduces 7-year-old security flaw

New versions of the Mozilla Foundation's browsers have reintroduced a seven-year-old flaw that makes them vulnerable to spoofing attacks, security advisory company Secunia said Monday.

Netscape patches updated browser

Netscape has published a security update to its Netscape 8 browser fixing more than 40 security holes, just hours after the browser's official launch.

SP2 fixed two new classes of Windows security flaw

Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows XP changed or eliminated more than 400 significant features in the operating system, also eliminating two previously undiscovered classes of security flaws, Microsoft has revealed.

Netscape laid wide open by security flaw

Two separate imaging-related security flaws have surfaced in AOL's Netscape browser and in the KDE desktop environment for Unix and Linux, according to security experts. Both could allow an attacker to plant malicious code on a user's system when a s...

Internet Explorer improvements come to light

Microsoft has confirmed that Internet Explorer 7.0, due for beta this winter, will include improved support for two key Web standards -- Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and PNG graphics.

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