Critical RealPlayer Update

Real Networks Inc. has released a new version of RealPlayer that fixes at least seven critical vulnerabilities that could be used to compromise host systems remotely if left unpatched. I’ve never hidden my distaste for this program, mainly due to its history of unnecessarily tracking users, installing oodles of third party software, and serving obnoxious … Читать далее

Patch it or Scratch it: RealPlayer

Securing your computer isn’t just about making sure the doors and windows into your system are latched and patched: Sometimes, it makes more sense to simply brick up some of these entryways altogether — by getting rid of programs you no longer use. There are several programs that I’ve mentioned recently and put in this … Читать далее

Firm to Release Database & Web Server 0days

January promises to be a busy month for Web server and database administrators alike: A security research firm in Russia says it plans to release information about a slew of previously undocumented vulnerabilities in several widely-used commercial software products. Evgeny Legerov, founder of Moscow based Intevydis, said he intends to publish the information between Jan … Читать далее