Security Bytes:

June, 2010

June 24, 2010  10:41 PM

Consumer apps, devices invading the enterprise

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

Many employees are using social networking applications at work and bringing personal devices into the office despite corporate policies, according to a survey released Thursday by Cisco. Fifty-six percent of the 512 IT security professionals around the world who were

June 21, 2010  6:05 PM

Customers pleased with Google Enterprise desktop security

Eric Parizo Eric Parizo Profile: Eric Parizo

Google Enterprise desktop customers praise platform and tout security, privacy features. NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Enterprise information security professionals, by nature, tend to be somewhat paranoid, especially regarding new and emerging technology. So to this observer it...

June 15, 2010  6:08 PM

Malware exploiting Windows Help Center vulnerability

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

Researchers at Sophos have detected malware that exploits the zero-day Windows XP flaw disclosed last week by a Google engineer. Disclosure of the flaw, which is contained in the...

June 10, 2010  10:50 PM

Adobe releases Flash Player security update

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

As expected, Adobe Systems Inc. issued a security bulletin repairing 32 vulnerabilities in Flash Player. Adobe on Thursday released a security bulletin to patch 32 vulnerabilities in...

June 9, 2010  2:25 PM

More patches, this time from Apple

WHurley Billy Hurley Profile: WHurley

On the same day that Microsoft issued 10 security bulletins covering 34 vulnerabilities, Apple released a flood of patches for its Safari browser, including Safari 4 (Mac OS X 10.4), Safari 5 (MAC OS...

June 8, 2010  4:11 PM

Adobe releases patch schedule for critical flaw

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

Software maker to release an accelerated update fixing a critical vulnerability and a number of others. Adobe late Monday released a patch schedule to fix a critical...

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June 3, 2010  1:53 PM

Database security: Top 10 database vulnerabilities list

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Profile: Robert Westervelt

New vulnerabilities list outlines the most common database problems that could lead to a costly data breach. Database administrators are all too familiar with the issues outlined in Application Security Inc.’s new Top 10 database vulnerabilities list. From the use of default...

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