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zero-day attacks

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​Google's Project Zero plans to plug zero-day attacks

A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.

By July 15, 2014

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New zero-day bug targets IE users in drive-by attack

Computers infected with malware after visiting a "strategically important Web site," security firm FireEye warns.

By November 10, 2013

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Microsoft tells IE users how to defend against zero-day bug

In lieu of a fix, Microsoft offers workarounds to combat the bug that has left browser users open to attacks.

By April 30, 2014

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Flash update fixes bug unrelated to IE zero-day flaw

Adobe and Microsoft patch a critical zero-day security flaw in Adobe's Flash Player that is actively being used to target Windows users, but the bug is different from an unpatched hole in Internet Explorer.

By April 28, 2014

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New zero-day vulnerability identified in all versions of IE

The flaw, which is being leveraged in "limited, targeted attacks," allows remote code execution, Microsoft warns.

By April 27, 2014

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Verizon zeroes in on point-of-sale, app attacks in data breaches

Hotels, retailers, and restaurants really need to lock down their point-of-sale systems, but don't have to sweat Web app attacks as much as financial services companies do.

By April 22, 2014

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Pudding Monsters

Pudding Monsters offers a fun and quirky twist on the age-old concept of puzzle games, but until it gets more levels, opt for the free version.

December 21, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating December 21, 2012

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Plants muster defenses when they 'hear' an attack

Plants vs. Caterpillars? Nope, it's not a video game mashup. It's a very real battle, and the plants are using a unique method to win.

By July 5, 2014

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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

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Malwarebytes: With Anti-Exploit, we'll stop the worst attacks on PCs

Launching its new Anti-Exploit software, Malwarebytes sets out to seal up the most-feared security gaps in browsers, PDF readers, Java, and Microsoft Office.

By June 12, 2014