New Zero-Day Bugs in Internet Explorers and Firefox

A noted security researcher disclosed four new zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft and Mozilla’s browsers, including a critical flaw in Internet Explorer (IE) and a “major” bug in Firefox. Michael Zalewski, who regularly publishes browser flaw findings, posted details on the Full-disclosure mailing list for cookie-stealing, keystroke-snooping, malicious downloading and site-spoofing bugs. The most serious of … Read more

Animated Curse for Windows

A vulnerability in the way Windows handles animated cursors puts users at risk. Several nefarious websites are already trying to exploit the flaw, according to the SANS Internet Storm Center. The flaw is present on virtually the entire line of Windows OSes, including Vista, which has been held up as Redmond’s poster child for safe … Read more

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