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Security

Flaws put PCs, servers at risk

Flaws in various operating systems put computer users at risk, including the U.S. military and everyone who uses a Windows-based machine.

roundup Flaws in various operating systems put computer users at risk, including the U.S. military and everyone who uses a Windows-based machine.


The software giant says some customers who applied quick fixes in late 2001 and early 2002 may have problems with a recently released update.
March 20, 2003


A vulnerability that affects all versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system could allow attackers to run programs on a victim's PC.
March 19, 2003


Programmers identify a vulnerability in the heart of Linux that could let people take control of their own systems--even if they don't have privileges to do so.
March 19, 2003


A previously unreported vulnerability in the company's Web software allowed an attacker to gain control of a publicly accessible Defense Department computer, the military confirms.
March 19, 2003


A self-proclaimed hacker says he stole three unreleased security advisories from a corporate computer and posted them to a public mailing list.
March 19, 2003

previous coverage

The open-source community pushes customers to patch their systems to close a hole in a software component that allows Windows programs to store and retrieve files on Linux and Unix servers.
March 17, 2003


Microsoft warns customers that a security hole in Windows 2000 and the company's Web server software is allowing online attackers to take control of corporate servers.
March 17, 2003