Disable Windows ActiveX control for safety, says Microsoft

Disable Windows ActiveX control for safety, says Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. is investigating reports of a vulnerability in a Windows ActiveX control that could allow an attacker to remotely...

November 6th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

Hackers publish code that can disable Windows firewall

Hackers publish code that can disable Windows firewall

Hackers have published code that could let an attacker disable the Windows Firewall on certain Windows XP machines. The code,...

October 30th, 2006 Robert McMillan

Third Microsoft Excel attack cause for concern

Third Microsoft Excel attack cause for concern

Excel users have one more reason to worry. On Tuesday, a hacker published code that takes advantage of an unpatched...

June 22nd, 2006 Robert McMillan

Popular apps may compromise security

Popular apps may compromise security

Big-name companies like America Online Inc. (AOL) and Adobe Systems Inc. could do a better job of writing secure software,...

February 28th, 2006 Robert McMillan

Don’t let the bugs bite, warns Microsoft

Don’t let the bugs bite, warns Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. is warning of two bugs in its software that could potentially give unauthorized control or access over a...

February 7th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

Microsoft fixes critical IE flaw

Microsoft fixes critical IE flaw

Microsoft Corp. has now fixed a widely reported flaw in its Internet Explorer (IE) browser that had been used by...

December 13th, 2005 Robert McMillan

Web apps compromised by security hole

Web apps compromised by security hole

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in a widespread Web services protocol which could allow an attacker to take control of...

July 4th, 2005 Matthew Broersma

Three more flaws discovered in Cisco IOS

Three more flaws discovered in Cisco IOS

Cisco Systems Inc. this week warned of several vulnerabilities in its IOS software that could be used by attackers to...

January 27th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth

Keeping an eye on spyware

Keeping an eye on spyware

It's a problem that's becoming more and more familiar to IT departments. Users start complaining about poor performance and an...

November 30th, 2004 CIO Canada Staff