Stories by Gregg Keizer

Hackers hijack a half-million sites in latest attack

More than half a million Web sites have been compromised in a new round of attacks that hacked domains in order to infect unsuspecting users' PCs with a variety of malware, a security researcher said today.

OpenOffice.org 3.0 beta goes native on the Mac

Microsoft released a beta of its application suite this week that runs in Apple OS X's native Aqua user interface, the first version from the open-source project that doesn't require Mac users to install X11, a Unix windowing environment.

Microsoft to patch four bugs on Tuesday

Microsoft said it plans to post four security updates next week, three of them "critical," to patch Windows, Word, Publisher and all of the company's anti-malware applications.

Microsoft releases Windows XP SP3 ... again

After a week's delay because of a compatibility bug in the point-of-sale software it sells, Microsoft has released Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) to the general public.

Microsoft warns of IE7 lock-in with XP SP3

Microsoft has warned users updating to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) that they won't be able to downgrade from Internet Explorer 7 to the older IE6 without uninstalling the service pack.

Adobe breaks silence on February's PDF bugs

Three months after acknowledging multiple vulnerabilities in its popular Reader software and then patching the program, Adobe this week finally provided some details about the bugs.

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