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An Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability goes unfixed by Microsoft for more than half a year, reports the Zero Day Initiative.
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.
In lieu of a fix, Microsoft offers workarounds to combat the bug that has left browser users open to attacks.
The flaw, which is being leveraged in "limited, targeted attacks," allows remote code execution, Microsoft warns.
A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.
A fix for a vulnerability hitting Internet Explorer versions 6 through 8 will be rolled out today at 10 a.m. PT.
Next week's patches will shore up holes in Windows and Office, but a permanent fix for the latest bug in Internet Explorer is still in the works.
Google wants technology firms to cut down on the amount of time it takes to fix zero day vulnerabilities, but some are crying foul.
Even with its tiresome freemium model, Shadow Fight 2 is one of the best fighting games available.
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A Bloomberg report says the agency knew about the Heartbleed security flaw that's sent sites like Google scrambling to patch their systems -- but it kept it secret and used it to spy. The agency, however, says that's not so.