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Microsoft fixes the Zero-Day exploit for IE 6 to 11, also on Windows XP

We wrote about the new Zero-day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer affects all IE Versions from 6 to 11 which is being exploited in limited and targeted attacks. This vulnerability, identified as CVE-2014-1776, could allow remote code execution even if the user doesn’t click on anything. … Continue reading

Improve your security #17 : How to secure a new computer in 10 steps

Did you just buy a computer and wonder how can you make it secure? Here are some steps which you can follow to make this computer really yours. Really yours means that you can start using it and storing personal … Continue reading

Oracle released the scheduled Java security update for April

This update should fix at least 42 security flaws in 24 products. Interestingly, this update also introduces some new features designed to alert users about the security risks of running some Java content.   But, if you saw this article … Continue reading

Oracle has fixed the Java zero-day exploit

After the huge media impact that followed up the full disclosure of the vulnerability in Java 7 Update 10, many national and international organizations have started to recommend to their readers to uninstall Java (Germany’s BSI, US-Cert). Oracle couldn’t just … Continue reading

Microsoft revokes certificates used to sign the Flame trojan

Microsoft released Security Advisory 2718704 which revokes some certificated which apparently were used to sign the trojan Flame. In a blog post, Microsoft explains how they discovered that some components of the malware have been signed by certificates that allow software to appear as … Continue reading

Security updates for Safari and OS X Lion products

Apple released Safari 5.1.7 addressing multiple cross-site scripting, remote code execution, crashes  and other vulnerabilities. Also notable is the automatic deactivation of  Adobe Flash Player if it is older than 10.1.102.64 by moving its files to a new directory. This update presents the option to … Continue reading

Apple released OS X Lion v10.7.3 and Security Updates

Apple released OS X Lion v10.7.3 and the Security Update 2012-001 to address some vulnerabilities in various components. All the fixes are important, but these can have a direct negative effect on your personal privacy and security  because they can be … Continue reading

Improve your security series

I have seen in various forums and on Facebook some of these links used and I thought it would be handy to see them all in one post. So, here they are sorted in chronological order, each linked to the … Continue reading

Microsoft security updates available

Microsoft published eight updates for Microsoft Forefront United Access Gateway, Microsoft Host Integration Server, Internet Explorer, Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Silverlight, and Microsoft Windows. Six of these updates are important and two are critical because they allow a Remote Code Execution. … Continue reading

Adobe Flash Player security update

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier versions for Android.  These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker … Continue reading