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Oracle Security Update Patches 89 Vulnerabilities
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 17, 2013
The release affects nearly all Oracle enterprise software, including its flagship database and MySQL.
Tags: MySQL, database, Oracle, security vulnerability, Fusion Middleware
Hackers Exploit IE 8 Vulnerability to Attack Nuclear Researchers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
Security experts suspect Chinese hackers are behind attacks on the Department of Labor site and other websites.
Tags: Microsoft, China, browser, hackers, security vulnerability, government, cyberattack, Internet Explorer 8, websites, hack attacks, Department of Labor
Microsoft Pulls Security Update After Crash Reports
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 12, 2013
Windows users should uninstall a patch Microsoft released on Tuesday.
Tags: Microsoft, security vulnerability, Patch Tuesday, patch, crash
Researchers Warn of Zero-Day Adobe Reader Vulnerability
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 13, 2013
The only protection against this exploit is to use another PDF reader.
Tags: security vulnerability, cyberattack, Adobe, PDF, exploit, Reader
Experts Say Oracle's Emergency Java Patch Doesn't Go Far Enough
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 14, 2013
Oracle updated Java on Sunday, but experts question whether it's safe for users to enable Java on their browsers.
Tags: Java, Oracle, browser, security vulnerability, patch
Experts Say All Computer Users Should Disable Java ASAP
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 11, 2013
Hackers are currently exploiting a security vulnerability in Java, and there is no patch or workaround.
Tags: Java, Oracle, security vulnerability, patch
GNAA Worm Strikes Tumblr
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 04, 2012
The site has now fixed the security vulnerability that allowed the worm to spread.
Tags: security vulnerability, worm, blog, hacker attacks, Tumblr
Skype Disables Password Resets to Fix Security Vulnerability
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 14, 2012
Russian hackers discovered the exploit several months ago.
Tags: email, Microsoft, hackers, security vulnerability, Skype, exploit
Security Researchers Warn of New Zero-Day Adobe Reader Exploit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 08, 2012
The new exploit, which is fetching up to $50,000 on the black market, sidesteps Adobe's sandbox protections.
Tags: hackers, security vulnerability, Adobe Reader, sandbox, Zero-Day exploit
One Day After Release, Mozilla Pulls Firefox 16
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 11, 2012
The update for the open source browser introduced a critical security vulnerability.
Tags: open source, browser, security vulnerability, Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft: Patch for Critical IE Zero-Day Bug Coming Friday
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 20, 2012
The company recommends applying the permanent fix as soon as possible.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, Internet Explorer, security vulnerability, update
Apple iPhone Vulnerable to SMS Spoofer
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 20, 2012
Hackers can send texts that look like they come from your bank, your employer or even your mom.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, security vulnerability, phishing, text messaging, sms, spoof
Oracle Scrambles to Contain 0-Day Disclosure Snafu
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 02, 2012
Oracle hasn't patched a security vulnerability in its database although it has known about it for four years.
Tags: database, Oracle, security vulnerability
Microsoft Blames Security Info-Sharing Program for Attack Code Leak
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 19, 2012
Microsoft provided some sample exploit code to its security partners, and now that code has been seen in the wild.
Tags: Microsoft, security vulnerability, Remote Desktop Protocol
Adobe Releases Flash Update to Plug 3D Security Hole
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 06, 2012
The out-of-schedule patch fixes two vulnerabilities discovered by Google.
Tags: Flash, security vulnerability, Adobe
Mozilla Patches Critical Firefox Bug
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 13, 2012
For the third time in a row, the open source group released a security patch right after updating its browser.
Tags: security vulnerability, Mozilla Firefox
McAfee Tackles 'Spam Hijack' Flaw in Anti-Malware Code
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 19, 2012
A flaw in the security vendor's cloud-based service allows users' systems to be used by spammers.
Tags: spam, SaaS, security vulnerability, McAfee
Fundamental Oracle Flaw Revealed
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 17, 2012
Oracle has released a set of security patches to address a basic design problem in its flagship database.
Tags: database, Oracle, security vulnerability
US-CERT Issues Warning About Current Wi-Fi Protected Setup Standard
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 29, 2011
Thousands of routers and Wi-Fi access points could be affected by a security vulnerability.
Tags: security vulnerability, Wi-Fi
Vulnerability in HTC Smartphones Exposes User Data
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 03, 2011
An Android security expert says that nearly any app could read personal information stored on HTC phones.
Tags: security vulnerability
Oracle Security Flaw Could Bring Down App Servers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 16, 2011
The company has released an emergency patch for its Apache-based servers.
Tags: Oracle, security vulnerability
Workarounds Issued For 'Apache Killer' Attack
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 26, 2011
An unpatched security flaw in the popular Web server software could enable crippling DDoS attacks.
Tags: security vulnerability
Security Vulnerabilities Rising Rapidly
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 05, 2011
Almost half of all security vulnerabilities did not have a vendor supplied patch by the end of 2010.
Tags: security, malware, security vulnerability, exploits
Selecting the Best Data Wiping Software
By Joseph Moran | Article Published November 18, 2010
When you need to delete sensitive information from a computing device, you need the best possible data wiping software.
Tags: security vulnerability, data backup, data archive, data deletion
Smartphones and Security Don't Mix
By Sonny Discini | Article Published April 22, 2010
Smartphone security is plagued by a profusion of free apps and vulnerabilities caused by GPS, among other concerns.
Tags: security, best smartphone, smartphone, tcp, security vulnerability