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Mozilla unmasks security flaw in Persona, warns other OpenID implementers

Mozilla Persona allows users to verify their ownership of one or more email addresses and then use those addresses to authenticate on websites.

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Internet Explorer hackers use same tools as Bit9 attack

Infrastructure and tools used by hackers originate from network infrastructure in China, security firm Symantec says

Known, unpatched flaws draw most attacks, Kaspersky says

Most security breaches can be blamed on known but unpatched vulnerabilities, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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IE exploit covers all recent versions, hits most businesses

Microsoft alert says all supported versions of Internet Explorer contain a zero day vulnerability that is being actively targeted online, and 70 percent of Windows business users are impacted

Another borked Microsoft update tells Office Starter Edition users to buy the suite

Microsoft yesterday acknowledged yet another problem with its Sept. 10 updates, confirming that one of those fixes broke Office 2010 Starter Edition by changing the file associations of already-created documents.

Microsoft rushes urgent fix for Internet Explorer

Fix-It update to combat zero-day attacks targeting flaws in Internet Explorer.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday brings critical Explorer, Outlook fixes

Microsoft issued 13 bulletins—4 for them critical—that cover 47 vulnerabilities found across Internet Explorer, Outlook, SharePoint, Office and the Windows kernel.

Microsoft readies a tsunami of patches for Windows, IE, Office

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for September is sizeable with a total of 14 fixes, including one critically important set for all versions of the Internet Explorer browser.

IBM starts restricting hardware patches to paying customers

IBM has started to require visitors of the IBM Fix Central website to provide a serial number in order to download a patch or update.

Microsoft yanks troublesome Exchange security patch

This is the second month in a row that Microsoft has withdrawn a patch because it could cause problems for the system it was designed to repair.