A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.
The company says two vulnerabilities are being actively exploited and recommends that Windows and Mac OS X users of the browser plug-in update their systems immediately.
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.
New vulnerability in Windows and Office could allow an attacker to take control of IE 6 and IE 7 systems, software maker says.
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Sample code that exploits a yet-to-be-fixed Windows flaw is circulating. Microsoft plans to deal with it on the next Patch Tuesday.
At least four exploits for vulnerability in the Windows domain name system service were published over the weekend.
Publication of yet-to-be-patched QuickTime vulnerability kicks off month in which researchers will publish an Apple software bug each day.
Cybercrooks found Microsoft's "Patch Tuesdays" too tempting to pass up. Apple, too, had a rough year when it came to security.
The newly formed duo can now detect, prevent, and resolve breaches -- this could have ramifications for security firm competitors and governments accused of spying on their citizens and allies.