The software purveyor behind AntiVirus XP, a fake anti-virus package, has been sued and will hopefully be put out of business.There has been plenty of information available on this organization for some time, yet unsuspecting consumers continue to hand over their own money for what amounts to malware.
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Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years
Several commenters asked why the institutionalized cheating at the UltimateBet Poker site is a security story.alleco writes: Where's the computer security bit of the story?
Mudslinging in presidential elections is as old as the American political system. The Internet has increased both the rate as well as the quantity of attack strains.
Just days after shipping a patch for a dozen serious security holes in Firefox, Mozilla has rushed out another version to fix an annoying password manager bug.The newest Firefox 3.
Aditya K Sood from the EvilFingers community, which disclosed the first Chrome DoS vulnerability at the beginning of the month, has released a proof of concept demonstrating a memory exhaustion DoS vulnerability affecting Google's Chrome versions Chrome/0.2.
In response to my story earlier on the cross-browser Clickjacking exploit/threat, I received the following e-mail from Giorgio Maone, creator of the popular Firefox NoScript plug-in:Hi Ryan,I've seen a lot of speculation and confusion in the comments to your Clickjacking article about NoScript not being able to mitigate [the issue].
[ UPDATE: See e-mail from NoScript creator Giorgio Maone on a possible mitigation ]Researchers are beginning to raise an alarm for what looks like a scary new browser exploit/threat affecting all the major desktop platforms -- Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera and Adobe Flash.
Guest editorial by Oliver DayThe backlash over DRM has finally started to gather serious momentum.Everyday consumers started a campaign to give the highly anticipated game Spore one-star ratings on Amazon.
A long portion of my career in information security was spent as a security consultant. I would come into an engagement and either analyze data or an architecture and provide recommendations to the client on improvements they could make in their security posture.
Apple today released Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 with patches for a total of 25 documented security flaws that could expose Mac users to malicious code execution attacks.