Blog Posts Tagged with "Internet Explorer"

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Microsoft Patches Critical IE Flaw Exploited in the Wild

August 18, 2015 Added by:Mike Lennon

Microsoft issued an emergency out-of-band update to fix a critical vulnerability (CVE-2015-2502) being actively exploited in the wild and affecting all versions of Internet Explorer from IE 7 through 11.

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State Sponsored IE Vulnerability and a Four Line MySQL Exploit

June 21, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Of the two latest Microsoft IE vulnerabilities, the first seems the most interesting. Rumored to be “State-Sponsored”, the vulnerability focuses on Gmail, MS Office and Internet Explorer. And as yet is still an active Zero Day exploit. Security software company Rapid 7 explains the vulnerability as follows...

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Symantec: Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit in the Wild

June 18, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"While the exploit used in this attack has been referred to as being a zero-day due to reports of it being seen in the wild before the recent Security Bulletin Summary, zero-days are not commonly observed in attacks... this begs the question: will we see more zero-days being used in similar attacks?"

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Microsoft Issues Updates for Multiple Product Vulnerabilities

February 15, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Microsoft released updates to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft .NET Framework, Silverlight, Office, and Microsoft Server Software that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service, or gain unauthorized access...

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Chrome Most Secure? Depends on Your Frame of Reference

December 21, 2011 Added by:Ed Moyle

Until recently Chrome supported SSL 2.0 by default (seems like a major no-no in my humble opinion) and the fact that Firefox is the only one of the big three to have OCSP checking enabled by default. This aspect of "browsing security" is a "score one" for Firefox in my estimation...

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Cookiejacking Exploit Threatens Facebook Accounts

May 26, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The attack exploits a vulnerability in the IE security zones feature... By embedding a special iframe tag in a malicious website, an attacker can circumvent this cross zone interaction and cause the browser to expose cookies stored on the victim's computer..."

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Microsoft IE Vulnerability Leaves 900 Million at Risk

February 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“The main impact of the vulnerability is unintended information disclosure. We're aware of published information and proof-of-concept code that attempts to exploit this vulnerability, but we haven't seen any indications of active exploitation..."

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Google and Microsoft Clash Over IE Fuzzer Release

January 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Did a Google staff researcher jump the gun by releasing a tool that identifies dozens of exploitable bugs in Internet Explorer before critical patches were available, or did Microsoft drop the ball back in July by not addressing the problems when first presented to them? A cyber-drama is playing out...

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Unpatched Internet Explorer Flaw Leaves PCs Vulnerable

December 27, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The flaw is present in IE versions 6 through 8,and will allow the injection of malicious code if a user visits websites designed to exploit the vulnerability by exploiting how the browser controls a computer's memory when processing the instructions for the presentation of a webpage, the CSS...

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Browser Flaw Allows Website History Sniffing

December 06, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Researchers have discovered a vulnerability that allows harvesting of the browser histories for Firefox and Internet Explorer users. The flaw lets websites that contain some simple code to see what websites visitors have been to, and enables detailed profiling of users web habits...

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