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zero-day threats

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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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Adobe issues emergency patch for zero-day Flash vulnerabilities

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.

By February 26, 2013

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Microsoft's next Patch Tuesday won't resolve IE zero-day flaw

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.

By January 4, 2013

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Microsoft warns of zero-day IE hole on Patch Tuesday

New vulnerability in Windows and Office could allow an attacker to take control of IE 6 and IE 7 systems, software maker says.

By March 9, 2010

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Cybersecurity forces align as FireEye acquires Mandiant

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.

By January 2, 2014

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IBM acquires Trusteer to form cybersecurity lab

The tech giant agrees to purchase security firm Trusteer with the formation of an Israeli cybersecurity software lab in mind.

By August 15, 2013

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Windows 8's rising security tide raises all antivirus boats

Even without a security suite, Windows 8 is safer than Windows 7. Adding just about any third-party security suite makes it even safer, a new study finds.

By April 8, 2013

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Apple's iMessage encryption trips up feds' surveillance

Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.

By April 4, 2013

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Outdated Java weak spots are widespread, Websense says

Researchers say the latest version of Java is only in use by a dismal 5 percent of users, and many versions are months or years out of date -- just begging to be exploited.

By March 27, 2013

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More Java-based malware plagues the cross-platform runtime

New attacks exploit the Java plug-in as well as simply use Java to run locally when tricking users.

By March 1, 2013