Microsoft to release emergency ActiveX patch today

The emergency patches Microsoft plans to rush out this week will fix a flaw that runs through several critical components of Windows and an unknown number of third-party applications, according to a pair

Published on: July 28th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft’s whopping update fixes 26 bugs in Windows, Office

Microsoft Corp. today released its largest security update in 18 months to patch 26 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer (IE), Windows Messenger and other software."Today is a perfect storm of client-side issues,"

Published on: August 18th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Apple updates Safari and OS X in double whammy update

Apple Tuesday issued a record-breaking security update that patched nearly 90 vulnerabilities in both its own code and the third-party applications it bundles with its Tiger and Leopard operating systems. Security Update 2008-002

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Mozilla promises Firefox vulnerability won’t bug you anymore

Mozilla Corp. will patch Firefox against a nine-month-old protocol handler bug, its chief security executive announced Friday, after researchers demonstrated that the vulnerability was more serious than first thought.The bug is another uniform

Published on: November 20th, 2007 Gregg Keizer