Linked Articles to Security Threats

Here we have a list of articles on security threats and are very useful reads. Feel free to add to them but please keep them in the "security threat"catagory and if possible, a brief explanation to what the threat is. :slight_smile: thanks.

http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-6121584.html

news.com.com/Hackers+claim+zero-day+flaw+in+Firefox

http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/?p=323&tag=nl.e550

http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2017415,00.asp

Paul :slight_smile:

Second third-party fix out for Windows bug

news.com.com/Second+third-party+fix+out+for+Windows+bug

Security pros patch older Windows versions. This is for people with win98, ME ect.

news.com.com/Security+pros+patch+older+Windows+versions

http://www.securityfocus.com/

great for general vulnerbilities and work-arounds.

cheers, rotty

It seems the zero-day threat against Firefox was BS.

http://news.com.com/Hacker+backpedals+on+Firefox+zero-day+claim/2100-7349_3-6122317.html?tag=cd.top

Microsoft to patch critical Windows, Office flaws

Microsoft plans to issue nearly a dozen security patches on Tuesday, including critical fixes for Windows and Office.

http://news.com.com/Microsoft+to+patch+critical+Windows%2C+Office+flaws/2100-1002_3-6123211.html?tag=cd.lede

โ€˜Storm Wormโ€™ rages across the globe

โ€œStorm Worm,โ€ one of the larger Trojan horse attacks in recent years, is baiting people with timely information about a deadly, real-life storm front, security researchers said Friday.

http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-6151414.html?tag=nl.e589

Two flaws found in Firefox

A security company has reported two new flaws in the Mozilla Firefox browser that may leave locally saved files vulnerable to outside attacks.

http://news.com.com:80/Security+company+announces+two+new+Firefox+flaws/2100-1002_3-6157307.html?tag=html.alert