Fed up with the "ambiguity and confusion" surrounding Germany's controversial anti-hacker laws, a private security research firm has put its hacking tools back online as part of a public test of the interpretation of the new law.
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In the past few days, there have been multiple disclosures of security vulnerabilies in a wide range of Google products, including a persistent e-mail theft issue affecting the widely used GMail service.
If the statistics from Microsoft's MSRT (malicious software removal tool) are anything to go by, the Storm Worm botnet is not quite the world's most powerful supercomputer.
Check Point Software Technologies has released a public beta of ZoneAlarm ForceField, a browser virtualization security tool that promises anti-phishing and spyware-blocking capabilities.
The Fall edition of Microsoft's Blue Hat hacker summit will kick off next week with a heavy focus on piercing the security veil of virtualization and process isolation.
Adobe's ever-present Acrobat/PDF Reader software is prone to a nasty code execution vulnerability that could expose Windows users to PC takeover attacks.
VMware patches a total of 20 different vulnerabilities affecting all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE and VMware Player.
Zero-day vulnerabilities in two popular instant messaging products could put millions of computer users at risk of malicious hacker attacks.
Mozilla has hurried out a new version of Firefox to block code execution attacks from Apple's QuickTime media player.
Petko D. Petkov's ongoing research into malicious rigging of media files is now taking aim at Microsoft's ubiquitous Windows Media Player (WMP) software.