The criminal gangs behind the phishing scourge are getting more and more brazen in their attempts to lure 'money mules' to launder money from stolen bank accounts.
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A year ago this month, security researcher Petko D. Petkov (left) released details on vulnerabilities in Apple's QuickTime media player to show how movie and MP3 files can be backdoored to hack into Firefox.
The most serious vulnerability covered in Microsoft's September patch batch is a remote code execution issue in the way Microsoft Agent handles certain specially crafted URLs.
Enterprise security and compliance management specialist ArcSight is shrugging off the jittery state of the public markets, filing an S-1 with the SEC for a $75 million initial public offering.
The hacker behind the recent public disclosure of 100 sensitive government/embassy e-mail accounts says he aimed packet sniffers at five Tor exit nodes to capture the confidential information.
Internet phone company Skype is warning about a new piece of malware spreading through the software's instant messaging feature.
Microsoft's September batch of security updates will include patches for at least five vulnerabilities in several Windows and MSN-branded software products.
Apple today shipped an iTunes software refresh to add support for all the shiny new toys but, unless you're following security announcements closely, you'd never know that iTunes 7.4 contains a fix for a pretty nasty code execution vulnerability.
Nearly nine months after it was first discovered, the Storm Worm Trojan continues to surge, building what experts believe could be the world's most powerful supercomputer.
The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is warning about multiple code execution holes affecting users of Intuit QuickBooks Online Edition.