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robert hansen (rsnake)


Microsoft fixes big IE bug -- even on Windows XP

The browser bug was so severe the US and UK issued warnings. Surprisingly, Microsoft's fix brings an update to its outmoded XP software.

By May 1, 2014


New Gmail image server proxies raise security risks

While Gmail's new policy of automatically loading images by default may have some people excited, it comes at a security sacrifice.

By December 12, 2013


Google push for faster zero day fixes hits a wall: Other companies

Google wants technology firms to cut down on the amount of time it takes to fix zero day vulnerabilities, but some are crying foul.

By May 31, 2013


LivingSocial hacked; 50 million affected

Hackers target LivingSocial, stealing the personal data of more than 50 million people in an enormous security breach.

By April 26, 2013


Googler criticized for disclosing Windows-related flaw

Critics say researcher should have given Microsoft more time before disclosing a hole affecting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 and releasing code to exploit it.

By June 11, 2010


Clickjacking: Hijacking clicks on the Internet

Security researcher warns that clicking on the Web may not always take you where you want to go.

By May 22, 2009


Chrome, Firefox face clickjacking

Flaw exposes the browsers to attackers who potentially can hijack browser functions by substituting a legitimate link with one of an attacker's choice.

By January 29, 2009


'Clickjacking' attack hides behind the mouse

Using a process called "clickjacking," attackers may be able to get you to click on malicious content without you even knowing.

By October 8, 2008


TCP flaws puts Web sites at risk

Researchers testing a port scanner discover multiple flaws within the TCP stack that could create denial-of-service attacks under controlled circumstances.

By October 2, 2008


Adobe addresses Flash Player 'clickjacking' flaw

Flash Player 10 update addresses flaws enabling attackers to fool users into visiting malicious Web sites. It also helps prevent attacks on Webcams and microphones.

By October 16, 2008