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Microsoft will likely wait until February 14 to fix a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the SMB network file sharing protocol that can be exploited to crash Windows computers. The vulnerability was disclosed Thursday when the security researcher who found it posted a proof-of-concept exploit for it on GitHub. There was concern initially that the flaw […]

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When #businesses are hit by noticeable distributed denial-of-service #attacks, three-quarters of the time those attacks are accompanied by another security incident, according to #kaspersky Lab. Those other attacks may or may not originate from the same party, but they can go undetected if IT staff is totally focused on defending against the #ddos, says Evgeny […]

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A denial of service bug in the engine’s JavaScript interpreter could allow an attacker to turn off protection.

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