When Google Chrome launched, everyone jumped to embrace the new browser. Unfortunately, each Google Chrome installation contains a unique ID that allowing identifying its user. I don’t know about you, but I don’t like anyone or anything tracking my usage, especially not a company as powerful as Google.
Protector Plus – Windows Vulnerability Scanner checks your system for Windows Vulnerabilities. It guides you to update with the right patch to make your system secure. This program is updated once a month to detect all the vulnerabilities discovered.
Last week, MakeUseOf reported more domains being stolen, all owned by Gmail users. Brandon from GeekCondition reported a proof of concept. However, Google has replied stating that Gmail has no vulnerabilities.
With a name like Disk Heal, you would consider it to only work on your hard disk. However, Disk Heal does a wee bit more than just that. Disk Heal boasts of the following features: Fixes Disk Problems Fixes Task Manager inaccessibility Fixes Folder Options inaccessibility Fixes Registry Editor inaccessibility Fixes File/Folder inaccessibility Perform Security, Internet Explorer, Appearance & Control Panel Tweaks The software is easy to use, but would do really well with a better interface upgrade.
The WordPress team has released WordPress 2.1.3 and 2.
The WordPress team has just released WordPress 2.0.7.
Less than a month after Trend Micro discovered Vista flaws being sold off for $50,000 in the underground market by hackers, VeriSign’s iDefense Labs has placed an $8,000 bounty on remote code execution holes in Windows Vista and Internet Explorer 7. This is part of its three-year old Vulnerability Contributor Program which compensates individuals who provide iDefense with advance notification of unpublished vulnerabilities and/or exploit code. 3Com’s Zero Day Initiative is a similar program.
It had to be coming. As part of its monthly patches release, Microsoft will be releasing eight security bulletins with patches for a several Windows and Office vulnerabilities. These include the patches for Microsoft Word which had remained unpatched last month.
Microsoft sure has a lot of running work to do. Just a day after a Zero Day flaw was detected in Word, a new flaw has been detected in Windows Media Player. There is a detailed explanation for it as below: The Windows Media Player library WMVCORE.
Simple Machines has just released a security patch for SMF. This release addresses a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the search function. The fix for the 1.