A new zero-day exploit within IE 10 has been discovered in what is called "Operation Snowman," resulting in rapid investigation by Microsoft.
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How did the cyberattack on Target, which resulted in the theft of millions of records, take place?
Researchers shared their discovery and research on espionage malware "The Mask" (aka Careto) at the Kaspersky Labs security summit this week. ZDNet took photos of the presentation.
Dropbox discloses 'less than 249' national security data requests, but hints it may have been far lower
The cloud storage service said the move to allow companies to disclose national security data requests as a "step in the right direction," but noted it's a flawed system for very few requests or even none.
Seven updates fix a total of 32 vulnerabilities, four of them already publicly-disclosed. The Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer fixes a stunning 24 vulnerabilities.
A large number of updates which do not address security issues have also been released, affecting all versions of Windows still under mainstream support.
Memory corruption vulnerabilities in the Player could lead to complete system compromise. The new version is 184.108.40.206.
On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft will issue an update that removes support for TLS/SSL and other digital certificates that use MD5 hashes.
[Updated] Instead of the usual civil procedures, the US government is going after Android pirates and their stores with criminal charges.
In an unusual development, the company has updated the Security Bulletin Advance Notification for February 2014 to add two new updates to Windows.