Twitter buys anti-malware firm Dasient

Twitter has acquired web security firm Dasient, in a move which could make clicking on URLs in the social network a little safer.

Cars - the next-gen malware battleground

The folks at the Lifeboat Foundation have launched the AIShield project - which they say is designed to protect humankind from hostile smart products.  

Trojan disables Mac OS XProtect

Security researchers have positively identified an evolving trojan that disables the automatic updater component of XProtect, Apple's built-in OS X anti-malware app.