The increase of distributed denial-of-service attacks during Q4 2014 was driven by the rise of the Internet of Things, and the increasing exploitation of web vulnerabilities and botnet building.
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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.
UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
New attack for Bash flaw sees hackers spreading a remote access control tool to spy on target systems.
A Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer fixes 37 vulnerabilities, one of which is old and publicly-disclosed, although not especially severe.
Updates released today address a total of 37 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SharePoint Server 2013, the .NET Framework and SQL Server.
A flaw in Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows is being exploited in the wild. Critical vulnerabilities affect all versions of Flash Player.
UPDATED. This Patch Tuesday brings six updates but the first, a Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer, fixes 24 of the vulnerabilities.
Today's updates address 66 vulnerabilities, but 59 of them are memory corruption vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer
Microsoft has failed to address a remotely exploitable security flaw affecting the most widely used version of Internet Explorer.
Australian businesses in the resource and mining, financial services, and telecommunications sector are the latest targets of hackers exploiting Internet Explorer zero day.
iPhone users are vulnerable to a lock-screen flaw that allows a hands-on hacker to gain full access to a user's contacts list.
When news of the critical flaw in Internet Explorer broke last week, agencies across the world suggested users might opt for another browser. Now a patch has been released have they changed their tune?
Switch to Chrome or Firefox until Microsoft fixes the security flaw affecting all versions of Internet Explorer.
A serious security flaw affected internet users everywhere, but the Australian government did nothing to help SME and home users understand what was happening.
A new iOS flaw has been discovered which could allow hackers to record every keystroke made on an Apple device -- jailbroken or not.
Someone is scanning the Internet for systems vulnerable to a recently-disclosed flaw in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
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.
Instead of closing one of the top 10 most common web vulnerabilities on its site, Yahoo has said that an open direct flaw is 'working as designed'.
[Correction: ] One of the October Internet Explorer vulnerabilities wasn't patched until November
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