Montreal student expelled for finding security flaw

In the end, things may still work out pretty well for Ahmed Al-Khabaz, 20-year-old expelled computer science student in Montreal’s Dawson College.Al-Khabaz, found himself out on a limb shortly after he and fellow

Published on: January 21st, 2013

New Microsoft security hole stretches wide

Microsoft Corp. released a critical software update Tuesday to patch a security hole in a common Windows component that could allow malicious hackers to place and run their own code on machines running

Published on: February 10th, 2004 Paul Roberts

Microsoft’s Help System needs help

I've been writing about PCs for more than 20 years. So you'd think I'd have this technical stuff down pat. But as I research Microsoft Corp. security flaws month after month, I often

Published on: January 21st, 2004 Stuart J. Johnston

Israeli experts pinpoint more holes in IE

Flaws in several versions of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer Web browser could allow an attacker to read files or run arbitrary code on a user's system, an Israeli Web application company warned Tuesday.The

Published on: October 22nd, 2002 Joris Evers

S&P security holes may reveal e-commerce hazards

Alleged security flaws in an on-line service offered by a unit of Standard & Poor's Financial Information Services highlight the risks companies sometimes face as they use the Web to connect with external

Published on: June 15th, 2000 Jaikumar Vijayan