Browsing Tag: Microsoft

Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=2632|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=154|height=84]Microsoft has shipped a security advisory with an urgent message for Windows XP users:  Update your Flash Player immediately.The Adobe Flash Player 6 that ships by default in Windows XP is vulnerable to multiple code execution vulnerabilities that could lead to PC takeover attacks, according to the advisory.

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Categories: Web Security

[img_assist|nid=2121|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Microsoft dismissed recently-disclosed threats to its BitLocker
disk-encryption technology as “relatively low risk,” noting that
attackers must not only have physical access to a targeted PC, but must
manipulate the machine two separate times. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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Categories: Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=1976|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]The IDG News Service is reporting that Microsoft’s latest round of security patches appears to be causing some PCs to seize up and display a black screen, rendering the computer useless. The problem affects Microsoft products including Windows 7, Vista and XP operating systems.

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