Sixth Debian Update Improves Etch Security

Dec 22, 2008

The Debian Project has released a sixth update for the current stable version of Gnu/Linux 4.0, codenamed Etch.

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Mozilla Counters "Dirty Dozen" Criticism of Firefox Security

Dec 19, 2008

Bit9, self-professed leader in enterprise application whitelisting, recently included Mozilla's Firefox browser among "the Dirty Dozen" applications with critical security vulnerabilities. Mozilla's security expert Jonathan Nightingale disputes that critique.

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Adobe Updates Flash Player to Fix Huge Security Hole

Dec 19, 2008

Adobe recommends that Linux Flash Player users immediately upgrade to the newest versions.

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Firefox 3.0.5 and Tackle Security Problems

Dec 18, 2008

The Mozilla project has moved both branches of its Firefox browser to versions and 3.0.5. The updates deal primarily with security issues.

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TangoCMS 2.2.0 Closes Security Holes

Dec 17, 2008

The TangoCMS project has released version 2.2.0 of its web page content management system. Central to the release is resolving some security issues.

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Update: US-CERT Records Internet Explorer Security Advisory

Dec 16, 2008

An unpatched security hole in Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser has triggered an advisory that is now recorded with the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT).

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Browser Security From Google

Dec 12, 2008

The Browser Security Handbook (BSH) from search engine company Google has been published under free license.

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DIC: Domain Name Registries to Promote DNSSEC

Dec 04, 2008

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition (DIC) was founded in the U.S. with the goal to drive further development and acceptance of the DNSSEC security protocol. The consortium includes a half dozen top Domain Name Registries and software developers that are currently laying out an action plan.

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