Safety by disclosure

Safety by disclosure

Last issue I was philosophizin’ about security failures in complex systems, a topic triggered by a reader asking whether full,...

September 23rd, 2007 Mark Gibbs

Oracle admits to database security holes

Oracle admits to database security holes

Oracle Corp. acknowledged the existence of multiple security holes in its database software Tuesday and said it would issue an...

August 3rd, 2004 James Niccolai

Security holes found in Google’s Blogger

Security holes found in Google’s Blogger

Pyra Labs Inc. patched a number of security holes in its Blogger Web-based publishing tool this week that could have...

March 6th, 2003 Paul Roberts

RealNetworks patch fails to fix media player flaws

RealNetworks patch fails to fix media player flaws

A RealNetworks Inc. security patch for its media player software is flawed, leaving millions of users at risk of attacks,...

November 26th, 2002 Joris Evers

Answering critics, Microsoft patches XP

Answering critics, Microsoft patches XP

Microsoft Corp. has responded to criticism from users and issued a software patch for a major security vulnerability in the...

October 23rd, 2002 Paul Roberts

Microsoft offers free tool for security checks

Microsoft offers free tool for security checks

Deep in the midst of an effort to beef up the security of its software, Microsoft Corp. Monday made available...

April 9th, 2002 Matt Berger

Industry group wants software holes kept mum

Industry group wants software holes kept mum

A collection of security companies have formed a group to create standard policies and guidelines for how information about software...

November 12th, 2001 Matt Berger