Well-organized identity thieves are using porn video lures to deliver malware to Mac OS X users, confirming fears among security researchers that it's only a matter of time before Apple's fast-growing platform becomes a big malware target.
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Macrovision today released a patch for a very severe vulnerability in the FLEXnet Connect (InstallShield) patch-delivery offering but there's still no word on a fix for a zero-day attack vector in the company's Safedisc DRM application.
Apple has shipped a new version of its Xcode Developer Tools to patch three security holes that allow malicious hackers to launch code execution or privilege escalation attacks.
The first independent reviews of the security enhancements in Mac OS X Leopard are in -- and they're not entirely pleasant for the folks in Cupertino.
The acquisitive McAfee has added ScanAlert to its stable of security services in a deal that could cost the anti-virus vendor up to $75 million.
If anyone needed evidence that the standalone anti-spyware market is official dead (if it ever existed), along comes Webroot Software with Exhibit A, B and C.
Kim Cameron's IdentityBlog.com, a Web site run by Microsoft's chief architect of identity and access, has been hacked and defaced.
In the wake of this week's malware attacks using rigged PDF files, Microsoft has updated its security advisory to stress that the underlying flaw -- in the Windows operating system -- is still not fixed.
Trend Micro has bought Provilla to bolster its push into the red-hot (DLP) data leak prevention business but reports of a Symantec/Vontu hook-up appears to be premature.
Microsoft's Application Consulting & Engineering (ACE Team) has shipped XSSDetect, a free Visual Studio plug-in capable of flagging potential cross-site scripting issues in managed code.The tool, currently available as a beta download, is styled as a stripped-down version of Microsoft's Code Analysis Tool for .