Critical flaw reported in Netscape

Thursday, 28 April 2005, 12:17 PM EST

A "highly critical" unpatched vulnerability in the Netscape browser could potentially allow hackers to compromise Internet users' systems, according to an advisory from a Danish security firm.

The buffer overflow vulnerability could cause the browser to crash. In addition, hackers could create Web sites to exploit the flaw, executing code of their choice on visitors' computers to gain access to users' systems, security company Secunia warned.

By Scarlet Pruitt at Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The security threat of unsanctioned file sharing

Posted on 31 October 2014.  |  Organisational leadership is failing to respond to the escalating risk of ungoverned file sharing practices among their employees, and employees routinely breach IT policies.


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

Fri, Oct 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //