The Secunia Online Software Inspector is a quick way to check if your operating system, as well as all the software installed on your Windows PC are up-to-date. This online tool will scan your Windows PC for operating system & [...]
The Internet is the most comprehensive source to find free-to-use scanning applications for your OS. Tons of programs claim to find vulnerabilities in your system in seconds and remove them in a click. Some like the Secunia Personal Software Inspector do [...]
Well this list of the top vulnerable Applications and Operating Systems in 2010 breaks pre-conceived notions, some just may not be able to digest! While the findings for the operating systems may be on expected lines, the one’s for the [...]
Some time back there were reports about a security issue that affected about 40 different Windows apps. Microsoft has quickly responded to such reports of potential zero-day attacks against such Windows programs by publishing an update or tool to block [...]
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) is a free security and vulnerability assessment scan tool for Windows administrators, security auditors, and IT professionals. MBSA helps users to easily assess the security state of Windows machines and includes a graphical and command [...]
Vulnerabilities are weaknesses in software that enable an attacker to compromise the integrity, availability, or confidentiality of that software. Microsoft uses a process to investigate and release security updates that address vulnerabilities in the software it produces.
According to the Secunia Half Year Report 2010 report released recently, Apple makes the most vulnerable software available on the market today. Moreover, Secunia also made it clear that Apple software has constantly accounted for more security vulnerabilities than Microsoft’s.
The Secunia Personal Software Inspector is a free security tool designed to detect vulnerable and out-dated software and plug-ins which expose your otherwise updated & secure Windows computer to malicious attacks. Secunia Personal Software Inspector Attacks exploiting vulnerable programs and [...]
Microsoft was made aware Monday of a security flaw in older versions of Windows that could, if exploited, allow hackers to run malicious code on unsuspecting computers. The vulnerability is caused ‘due to a boundary error in the “UpdateFrameTitleForDocument()” function [...]
A group of security researchers, pissed off with the way Microsoft supposedly ‘treated‘ Tavis Ormandy, a Google engineer, for publicly disclosing a zero-day Windows XP Help Center vulnerability, currently being exploited in the wild, has come together to form the [...]
On June 10th, Microsoft warned of a vulnerability in the Help and Support function of Windows XP SP2 or SP3. The vulnerability was first discovered by Google’s senior security researcher, Tavis Ormandy, who after notifying Microsoft of the vulnerability, released [...]