VMWare: Virtual Machine Security Flaw ‘Very Serious’

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Virtual infrastructure software maker VMWare Inc. has rushed out fixes for a “very serious” security flaw that put users of its product line at risk of code execution attacks.The vulnerability, which affects both Windows and Linux systems, affects VMware Workstation 5.5, VMware GSX Server 3.2, VMware ACE 1.0.1 and the free VMware Player 1.0. All […]

Google plugs ‘obscure’ phishing holes

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Google has fixed a security flaw that had opened the door to phishing scams, account hijacks and other attacks, security researchers said Wednesday. The flaw, known as a cross-site scripting vulnerability, existed because Google did not properly secure its mechanism for two error pages, according to Web security company Watchfire, which discovered the problem. Watchfire […]

iTunes and QuickTime flaw detailed

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Don’t open media files from sources you don’t trust–it may lead to your computer being hacked, a security researcher has warned. Tom Ferris, an independent security researcher, has provided more details on a security flaw in Apple Computer’s popular iTunes and QuickTime software that could put systems running Windows and Mac OS X at risk […]


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