Entries by SecurityOrb_Staff

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2010

This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the Windows Help and Support Center feature that is delivered with supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. This vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using a Web browser or clicks a specially crafted link in an e-mail message. The vulnerability cannot be exploited automatically through e-mail. For an attack to be successful, a user must click a link listed within an e-mail message.

Microsoft’s Next Move for Windows – Samara Lynn

Microsoft has bounced back into good grace from Windows Vista with its latest release of its operating system, Windows 7. Many Windows-based users have adopted Windows 7, either upgrading from Windows XP or scraping Vista. In an interesting article titled, “Will Windows 8 Be A Business-Only OS?” from PC Mag, Samara Lynn discussing Microsoft’s potential next move.

Adobe Zero-Day Attack on DC-Based Organizations

On June 4, 2010, Adobe announced a critical vulnerability with Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat that could allow attackers to take control of the affected system. While Adobe is working to release a fix, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in what are known as Zero-Day attacks.  Since then, a series of Advanced […]