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Monthly Archives: July 2009

New Office vulnerability actively exploited

Microsoft has warned about yet another security hole which already gets actively exploited on the net. Affected are installations of Microsofts Office XP and 2003, the ISA Server 2004 and 2006 and Office Small Business Accounting 2006. It is unclear … Continue reading

Microsoft announces July Patches

According to Microsofts announcement of the next Black Tuesday the company plans to release six security bulletins. Three of those are dealing with security holes deemed critical by Microsoft, while the other three are only rated “important”. Among those three … Continue reading

Potential Threat through Opera Unite, Part II

The comment about a possible security threat due to a web server in the web browser got picked up by Opera and the Media. The CEO of Opera, Jon von Tetzchner, doesn’t see implied security risks with such a feature. … Continue reading

Microsoft warns of critical Internet Explorer/DirectShow flaw

In a security advisory Microsoft published yesterday the company warns of a critical error within an ActiveX component for the Internet Explorer. This DirectShow component provides video playback, record and capture capabilities. Due to the error it is possible for … Continue reading

A more secure Gmail

Not many know, but the users of the well known free Mail service of Google have some potential security problems each time they use the service. The biggest problem is the fact that the checkbox “Stay signed in” is activated … Continue reading