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Mozilla Releases Critical Security Updates for Firefox

The Mozilla has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in their Firefox browser, including 11 critical fixes. Among the critical fixes is for a “use after free” bug. This is where a program referencing memory after it has been freed. This c...

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Report: Amazon Leads Malware Hosts and Getting Worse!

If you would really like to be infected by malware, the best place to go these days is amazon.com! According to a quarterly report for Q2 2014 by Solutionary’s Security Expert Research Team (SERT), Amazon hosts 41% of all malware identified by SERT’s honeynet. A honeynet is...

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Matousec: Comodo’s Security Still Tops After All These Years

We are now more than half way through 2014 and Comodo finds itself in a familiar place in the ongoing Proactive Internet Challenge, conducted by Matousec.com. As has been the case for almost 2 ½ years, Comodo Internet Security tops there results chart of 38 Internet Security...

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Microsoft Releases Emergency Security Update for Windows

Microsoft has released a security advisory to address improperly issued SSL certificates that could be used in attempts to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks. This issue affects all supported releases of Microsoft Windows. Windows X...

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Windows XP Lives! Comodo Still Has Your Back

In the latest report by netmarketshare.com, the supposedly dead Windows XP actually increased its market share of desktop operating systems slightly, with a 25.3% share. That makes it the second most popular desktop OS by a wide margin, behind Windows 7 at 50.5% and ahead of...

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Microsoft July Security Release Addresses Critical IE & Windows Security Flaws

This week’s July security fixes by Microsoft address critical security flaws that users are urged to update as soon as possible. Two of the six security alerts bugs that Microsoft rate as “Critical,” its highest security rating. Patches for three of the ale...

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Adobe Fixes Critical Vulnerabilities in Flash and Air SDK

Adobe has released security updates to address multiple critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player and Air that could allow an attacker to steal user credentials and take control of their computer. Users of Windows, Mac and Linux systems should update their Flash Player as soo...

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AVG Toolbar Makes Internet Explorer Users Vulnerable to Attack

According to a report from Homeland Security, the AVG Secure Search toolbar includes an ActiveX control that provides several unsafe methods that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. That means they can dow...

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Apple Releases Critical Security Updates for OS X, Safari and Other Software

As scheduled, Apple has released security updates this week for Mac OS X, Safari, iOS devices, and Apple TV to address numerous vulnerabilities. The Safari updates are particularly important because they include fixes for 10 browser bugs that could be exploited by hackers to...

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Should There be a Right to be Forgotten on the Web?

Google began complying this week with a European Court Ruling that recognizes an individual’s “Right to be Forgotten” online. The right to be forgotten is a concept that has been put into law in the European Union that supports the desire of an individual to ‘determine the d...

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