A collection of notable security news items for the week ending March 26, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
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Microsoft's Windows 10 software development kit for writing universal apps is now available for download.
After admitting to a security breach, the luxury hotel chain has managed to remove malware discovered on systems related to customer financial data.
For years, Oracle has tormented Windows users by bundling adware with its Java installer for Windows PCs. Now Oracle has begun including the same adware as part of a default installation of Java for the Mac, using the same deceptive techniques.
AdaptiveMobile has uncovered a new mobile malware campaign which uses phone contacts to spread.
Around 16 million mobile devices worldwide were hit by malware as of the end of 2014, while attacks on communications networks rose during the year, according to new research by Alcatel-Lucent.
The region, first known as a computer virus factory, has since became one of the most advanced security hubs in the world, housing companies like Kaspersky, Bitdefender, and ESET. This is how it happened.
Security firm Kaspersky claims Regin is strikingly similar to QWERTY malware documented in Snowden files.
A backdoor has been discovered in popular consumer drones which can hijack your favorite new flying toy.
According to Lookout, mobile malware is on the rise internationally -- while adware is slowly being taken under control.
Malware raises the cost of doing business by $1.3m a year, largely due to the burden of responding to false alarms, according to a survey.
It's time to use two-factor authentication, folks.
Keeping your Windows PC fully patched and updated is a vital defense against hackers and malware, but applying patching can be a pain. Here's a simple (and free) download that will help you streamline the process.
[UPDATED] An attacker can introduce persistent boot ROM malware using an "evil maid" attack through the MacBook Thunderbolt ports.
Google has blacklisted over 11,000 domains after a malware campaign, dubbed SoakSoak, compromised more than 100,000 websites using the WordPress content management system.
Microsoft has released a new public preview of Azure Active Directory Connect, a tool for connecting Windows Server AD to Azure AD. It will replace DirSync and the standalone Azure AD Sync tools.
Number of attacks peaks driven by attempts to steal money online during the World Cup.
Two new variants of malware targeting government and business targets have been unearthed.
Microsoft's MDOP 2014 R2 set of management and deployment tools for Windows, adds new application and user-experience virtualization features.
Apple's 'whack-a-mole' approach to security threats is leaving enterprises vulnerable to new variants of exploits underlying the WireLurker and Masque Attack malware, claims a security firm.