A malware attack is currently spreading across Twitter, claiming to link to an online photo of the recipient.
One in five Macs is harboring malware, says security firm Sophos - and not just the native kind but the Windows variety too.
Only one in twelve Facebook users is in favor of the company's Timeline feature, shortly to become compulsory for all.
The Japanese space agency (JAXA) has positively identified a Trojan on an employee's terminal that may have gained access to a cargo shuttle used to resupply the International Space Station (ISS).
Eight out of ten mistyped URLs lead to typosquatting sites, says Sophos, after a marathon experiment in bad typing.
A nascent OS X trojan has been positively identified by a number of security companies.
Dubbed "Revir-B," the malware disguises itself as a PDF file about the disputed Diaoyu Islands to trick users into triggering its payload.
Two security researchers have coded a modded version of the Firesheep packet sniffer that exploits the use of unencrypted cookies by Google's Web History feature.
A group of hackers - ostensibly from Turkey - went on a DNS rampage over the weekend.
Researchers from NC State University and NetQin have positively identified an Android malware variant that successfully utilizes a Gingerbread (2.3) root exploit.
Researchers from the University of California recently demonstrated how thermal cameras could theoretically be exploited to steal PIN numbers from unsuspecting victims.
No matter how badly you want to see the "banned Lady Gaga" video, do not click the links floating around Twitter.
A former Gucci network engineer has been accused of breaking into the company's computer system and deleting data.
Microsoft's first Windows Phone 7 update can hardly be termed a success. Just hours after Redmond rolled out the patch, multiple reports began trickling in about phones that had been frozen or bricked.
A prominent security analyst has expressed skepticism over recent reports suggesting that technology developed by Intel will eliminate zero-day threats once and for all.
Well, guess what? Facebook's new messaging service might not be all that great for security, Sophos has warned.
Google's Android is one of the most popular operating systems for both smartphones and tablet devices. But is the OS secure enough to protect critical user data from unfriendly eyes?
Mac OS X may not be as vulnerable to nefarious worms, trojans and viruses as a Windows-based PC.
Nevertheless, the popular operating system can hardly be characterized as 100% secure.
A criminal hacker who helped steal a staggering $9 million from ATM machines around the world will not be spending a single day in the slammer.
Well, it's worked beautifully with Facebook, and spammers have been quick to get going with fake surveys on Ping.
Authorities investigating a deadly 2008 Madrid air crash have discovered that a central (ground-based) computer system used to monitor technical problems on the aircraft was infected with Trojan horses.