Microsoft releases seven new patches, virus tool

Tuesday, 3 August 2004, 10:38 AM EST

Over the last 24 hours, Microsoft has released a bumper crop of new patches -- two of which are deemed critical -- and a partial fix for the Download.ject virus that has been vexing global networks for the last few weeks.

Basically, Download.ject exploits a flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, allowing it to steal financial data and passwords from infected PCs.

Critics of the company have questioned why it would take Microsoft so long to roll out a patch for this latest malware.

By Erika Morphy at NewsFactor.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

How GitHub is redefining software development

Posted on 26 January 2015.  |  The security industry is slowly realizing what the developer community knew for years - collaboration is the key to and likely the future of innovation.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Jan 29th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //