Tag Archives: security

McAfee SiteAdvisor, whenever you’re in doubt.

McAfee SiteAdvisor is an excellent web-based service provided by the same folks who made desktop antivirus software that didn’t paralyze my 300Mhz PC way back in 1993. I had heard of it a couple of times before, but never actually went to try it out until today and therefore didn’t fully understand it’s potential until [...]

Windows Metafile Crib Sheet

[ page last updated: Jan. 06, 2006. ] [ update: Microsoft has finally released it's Security update for WMF vulnerability. To apply the patch, simply visit the Windows Update web site, automatically scan for updates and install. ] Thanks Fuzzie for bringing this to my attention. The purpose of this article is to clearly lay [...]

New FireFox Vulnerability: Remote Buffer Overflow

[ page last updated: Sep. 24, 2005. ] Both FrSIRT and CNET are reporting a recently discovered security vulnerability affecting all versions of Firefox, including the recently released Firefox 1.5 Beta. According to FrSIRT, “A vulnerability has been identified in Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Suite, which could be exploited by remote attackers to execute arbitrary [...]