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Firefox 8 released!

 November 10, 2011

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Mozilla announced today the official release of Firefox 8, a new version of the popular open source web browser. The modest update introduces a few new features and brings a number of minor improvements to the browser’s underlying HTML renderer. The built-in search box in Firefox’s navigation toolbar has been...

Microsoft announces workaround for the Duqu exploit

 November 5, 2011

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Microsoft has posted a security advisory 2639658 to address the recently disclosed Windows kernel vulnerability (CVE-2011-3402) exploited by the Duqu malware. Microsoft has determined the flaw is in the processing of embedded True Type Fonts (TTFs). According to Microsoft: “The attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data;...

Microsoft October2011 Patch Tuesday Released

 October 12, 2011

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Microsoft has released 8 security bulletins covering a total of 23 vulnerabilities for software such as Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Silverlight, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Forefront United Access Gateway and Microsoft Host Integration Server. 6 out of the 8 bulletins are rated ‘Important’, while 2 are rated ‘Critical’. Some of the...

Firefox 7 released!

 September 29, 2011

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Mozilla, a global non-profit organization dedicated to making the web better, released an update to Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux. Mozilla Firefox provides a speedy web browsing experience for users and has released new tools to help developers create faster websites and web apps. Firefox manages memory more efficiently...

Quick Heal releases 2012 product series

 September 28, 2011

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We are glad to announce that we have released the Quick Heal 2012 Product Series. Quick Heal 2012 Products are now available across all segments – home users, small-medium companies and for the corporate sector as well. Registered users possessing Quick Heal 2011, 2010 or 2009 can upgrade to Quick...

Adobe Flash Player security update

 September 23, 2011

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Adobe has released a security patch for Adobe Flash Player that fixes several critical security vulnerabilities. Affected are all versions of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier, for all supported operating systems (Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris) as well as Adobe Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for the Android operating system....

APSB11-24 – Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

 September 17, 2011

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Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Reader X (10.1) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, Adobe Reader 9.4.2 and earlier versions for UNIX and Adobe Acrobat X (10.1) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities could cause the application to crash and potentially allow an attacker...

Microsoft September2011 Patch Tuesday Released

 September 15, 2011

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Microsoft has released 5 security bulletins covering a total of 15 vulnerabilities. All of these vulnerabilities are rated ‘Important’ by Microsoft, even though three of them could lead to remote code execution. The patches address elevation of privileged and remote code execution vulnerabilities and may require a restart of Windows....

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-057

 August 11, 2011

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Microsoft has released two Critical updates: MS11-057 (Internet Explorer): This security update resolves 5 privately reported vulnerabilities and 2 publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. Microsoft is not...

Adobe Security Updates released

 August 11, 2011

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Adobe have released Bulletins and Advisories for the below products: Adobe Shockwave Player Affected software versions Shockwave Player11.6.0.626 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-19.html Adobe Flash Media Server Affected software versions Flash Media Server 4.0.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux Flash Media Server 3.5.6 and earlier...