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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Java v1.6.0_26 for Mac OS X 10.6

Apple has released the Update 5 with the version 1.6.0_26 for Java for Mac OS X 10.6. The update addresses a lot of vulnerabilities which existed in the Java 1.6.0_24. The most dangerous vulnerability may allow an untrusted Java applet … Continue reading

Service Pack 2 for Avira AntiVir v10 (Update)

Eight months after the release of the SP1 on November 2nd 2010,  we deliver the Service Pack 2 to all AntiVir v10 products today: Personal, Premium, Premium Security Suite, Professional and Server. Avira’s Service Pack 2 update will be made … Continue reading

Facebook likejacking scams

A new series of likejacking scam are making large waves on Facebook. “Dad walks in on Daughter… Embarrassing” is being sent in large numbers on Facebook. The picture presented is way too explicit to show it in this blog, belonging … Continue reading

Apple releases Mac OS X version 10.6.8 with many security fixes

Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.8 for Snow Leopard (Security Update 2011-004). Among many improvements it also addresses many security vulnerabilities in the operating system. The 10.6.8 release also protects against the latest Mac Defender malware and its known … Continue reading

Money making scam advertised through Facebook Adverts

An expensive car, the see can be seen in the background … what a dream. And you can have these by working less than one hour per day and gaining between 150 – 500 euro per day. Who wouldn’t dream … Continue reading

New security update available for Adobe Flash Player

After just publishing a series of patches, Adobe is patching again a new vulnerability found in the Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and  Flash Player and earlier versions for Android. This time, … Continue reading

Old email scam in circulation: Microsoft lottery again

It is quite sad to see such a waste of time and so much bandwidth wasted. Can someone out there believe that Microsoft gives you 350.000 euro in a lottery? Of course not, but the spammers are sending large amounts … Continue reading

Security updates available for many Adobe products

Yesterday, Adobe released the following Security Bulletins: APSB11-14 – Security update available for ColdFusion (Important Severity) APSB11-15 – Security update available for LiveCycle Data Services, LiveCycle ES, and BlazeDS (Important Severity) APSB11-16 – Security update available for Adobe Reader and … Continue reading

Patch Tuesday brings a long list of security fixes

The MS11 security bulletin announced for this “Patch Tuesday” is a very long list of patches affecting : Windows XP, 2003 Server, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 Internet Explorer (various versions) .NET Framework Silverlight Microsoft Forefront Threat … Continue reading

Adobe Flash Player updates released for all platforms

Adobe has released a warning for Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Android. These versions are affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2011-2107)  which could be used … Continue reading