The software giant issued 8 patches to fix security vulnerabilities in Windows, including one considered "critical" -- the most severe rating.
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Adobe patches nine vulnerabilities -- four of which are considered "critical" -- in order to protect against hackers who could exploit the bug to take control of an affected system.
IBM's reinvented email and collaboration software, dubbed Verse, comes with a Watson option where you can ask a question and get an email answer. Here's what I'd really want Watson to do for me.
iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.
Hackers are moving away from broad-based email attacks and favoring campaigns that target individual workers. A smart security solution stays ahead of the bad guys by blocking attacks as soon as they’re discovered.
Apple has patched an exploit with its Find My iPhone online service that may have been used by hackers to gain access to personal photos stored on iCloud accounts belonging to some 100 celebrities.
Australian authorities have joined a co-ordinated global crackdown on computer hackers who use software known as Blackshades for sinister purposes.
Australian businesses in the resource and mining, financial services, and telecommunications sector are the latest targets of hackers exploiting Internet Explorer zero day.
Apple acknowledged a bug in iOS that leaves email attachments vulnerable and has committed to fixing it. Luckily the bug is difficult to exploit and doesn't affect iPhone 4s and later devices running iOS 7.1.
A total of six vulnerabilities in Cisco hardware and software products have been disclosed and patched by the company.
Hackers for hire and some of their customers have been arrested in a international crackdown on email hacking services.
The company has issued a warning that a malicious email campaign is underway using Adobe software licenses as a lure. Adobe calls it a phishing attack, but other reports say it contains a malware attachment.
Microsoft 'alarmed' by NSA spying. (But let's not forget it knew about the risks at least two years ago)
Microsoft's chief lawyer compared the National Security Agency to hackers, and tried to reassure business users that their data was as safe as it can be. But the software giant knew about the effects of the Patriot Act at least two years ago. Why? I was the guy asking the questions.
Moxie Marlinspike, a respected cryptographic software expert, argues that Lavabit, Edward Snowden’s favorite "secure" email service whose owner shut it down rather than give the NSA the keys to his store, wasn't really secure anyway.
Microsoft wants to take a bite out of the exploit market, and has opened its Bug Bounty Program up beyond the usual scope of hackers and researchers.
(Correction:) Surprise updates to Adobe Flash Player and Shockwave Plaer address critical vulnerabilities at high risk of exploit. Less urgent, but still serious updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader are also available.
Are cybercriminals looking to reap the rewards the day Microsoft stops patching Windows XP?
CORRECTED: A Windows security vulnerability was exploited by hackers, the software giant noted in its monthly release of software updates.
The networking giant has fixed a number of vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to remotely execute commands or disrupt critical processes.
The software giant's bug bounty program will aim to fix security flaws, bugs, and vulnerabilities even before products are released.
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