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Monthly Archives: September 2012

IE Zero-Day Fixit Tool Available

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it would be issuing an out-of-band patch on Friday, in response to the latest zero-day Internet Explorer vulnerability discovered this past weekend.

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New IE Zero-Day Vulnerability Discovered

Security researcher Eric Romang has discovered a new zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which he claims will affect fully patched versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8 and 9.

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Disable Java…NOW!!!

Unfortunately, it appears that Java is once again unsafe. Over the weekend, the good folks over at security firm FireEye spotted a new attack that exploits a vulnerability in Java to install a Trojan named Poison Ivy, which communicates with C&C servers in China and Singapore.

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