Critical RealPlayer Flaw Flagged

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Researchers at eEye Digital Security have flagged another critical vulnerability in RealPlayer, the digital media software released by RealNetworks Inc. The bug carries a “high risk” rating because it potentially puts millions of Windows users at risk of computer takeover attacks. This is the second RealPlayer vulnerability reported by eEye. On Nov. 16, the company […]

Apple Mac OS X update for Java

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Description:Apple has acknowledged some vulnerabilities in Java for Mac OS X, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user’s system. For more information: SA17748 Solution:Mac OS X 10.4.2 or later (J2SE 5.0 users): Apply the J2SE 5.0 Release 3 update. http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/java2se50release3.html Secunia

Sober worm stalls MSN, Hotmail

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A variant of Sober known as Win32/Sober.Z@mm is pummeling servers at Hotmail and MSN with “unusually high mail load,” causing delays in e-mail delivery to Hotmail and MSN customers, said Brooke Richardson, MSN’s lead product manager. Richardson also indicated that Internet service providers besides Comcast may be having problems directing e-mail to Hotmail and MSN […]


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