DHS fails cyber-security audit

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has utterly failed an extensive cyber-security audit conducted by the agency's own Inspector General (IG).

IBM issues cyber-security warning

IBM has issued a rather dramatic cyber security warning alongside its mid-year X-Force Trend and Risk Report.

Chrome gets patched, digital bounty hunters get paid

Google patches Chrome while digital bounty hunters collect the big bucks.

Microsoft rolls out gigantic security update

Microsoft's regularly scheduled security update is getting a bit more than its typical once-over this morning, as it patches 34 different problems, tying the record for the most vulnerabilities ever tackled in one of the company's standard updates.

Google launches web security scanner

Google has launched an open source scanner that allows web app developers to probe nascent applications for security vulnerabilities.