Adobe Reader update closes vulnerabilities, removes Flash Player

Adobe Systems released new versions of Adobe Reader 10.x and 9.x on Tuesday, addressing four arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities and making several security-related changes to the product, including the removal of the bundled

Published on: April 11th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Microsoft to start auto updates of Internet Explorer

Microsoft next year will change its automated update process for the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser to push out the latest version of the browser for XP, Vista and Windows 7 without the

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Ellen Messmer

Video Rewind: Facebook Connect SDK ensures more banal status updates

The latest round of Facebook updates invoked a wave of complaints about the social network's redesign as users struggled to understand why the new look of their news feed.It was no surprise, as

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Windows Phone 7 update botch could have been avoided: crisis expert

Microsoft needlessly botched getting timely updates for Windows Phone 7 to customers and antagonized some of its most loyal fans by not delivering on its promises, a crisis communication expert said today. "There

Published on: March 31st, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Nokia plans aggressive updating schedule for Symbian

Nokia is planning to roll out four or five upgrades to its Symbian OS in the next 12 to 15 months, adding a new look for the user interface and a more flexible

Published on: December 15th, 2010

Top 10 tips for savvy networking on Facebook

What's okay on Facebook? On sites like MySpace, anything goes (or seems to), but the rules of etiquette on Facebook seem to be a little more refined--not a lot, mind you, but a

Published on: August 5th, 2009 Christopher Null

Let’s Twitterbug – Twitter users assailed by “Pied Piper” bug

In the famous legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin - 130 boys and girls, enticed by the Piper's haunting melody followed him out of town, where they were lured into a cave

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Gregg Keizer and Robert McMillan

Five ways to profit big time from a Web 2.0 development style

Yahoo's Flickr unit reported this afternoon that the latest update to the photo sharing Web site went live just before 5 p.m. with 9 changes made by three of its developers. The "deployment"

Published on: July 18th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

MySpace being used to serve up bogus Windows updates

There's now one more reason to be security-conscious while using MySpace.com: fake Microsoft updates.Using a hacked MySpace profile, online criminals are trying to trick victims into downloading a malicious Trojan Horse program by

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Robert MacMillan

Microsoft patches 11 security bugs

Microsoft Corp. Tuesday released seven security bulletins that patch 11 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player and other parts of the operating system. Two of the bugs are currently being exploited

Published on: December 12th, 2007 Gregg Keizer