VoIP phones vulnerable to hacks

Columbia University engineers have discovered a major vulnerability in many VoIP phones - used widely around the world by governments, banks and major corporations.

Virgin Mobile login leaves customers open to hacks

Virgin Mobile USA customers are vulnerable to hackers, says one user who says he's been unable to get the company to take the issue seriously.

Skype bug lets hackers take over Macs

Australian security outfit Pure Hacking says it's discovered a zero-day bug in Skype that allows hackers to gain control of Mac OS X machines by sending an instant message.

NASA spaceship control network vulnerable to hackers

NASA's computer network is open to potentially catastrophic hacking attacks across the internet, its inspector general Paul Martin has warned.

Drive-by iOS jailbreak sparks security concerns

The recently launched JailBreakMe website allows users to easily crack a variety of mobile Apple devices. However, the drive-by patch has also sparked serious concern amongst numerous security researchers.

Microsoft initiates zero-day vulnerability probe

Microsoft is investigating reports of ongoing "targeted attacks" that reportedly exploit a serious Windows Shell vulnerability.

In raw numbers, Apple has the most vulnerabilities

A new report from security firm Secunia has found that Apple's products have more vulnerabilities than anyone else.

VeriSign refutes security vulnerability claim

VeriSign has denied claims of an alleged security vulnerability recently identified by Comodo.



Microsoft angry at Google over vulnerability disclosure

Microsoft has criticized a Google researcher for publicly disclosing a remote code execution vulnerability affecting Windows XP and Server 2003.

Adobe Flash, Reader and Acrobat Security Alert

Danger, danger, Will Robinson! Abandon Flash. Jump to HTML5 before we all implode.

Microsoft plans security patch blitzkrieg

The Redmond-based behemoth known as Microsoft has confirmed that it will be issuing 11 security bulletins on Patch Tuesday to fix a whopping 25 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office and Exchange.

iPhone 2.0 hacked for the first time

A pair of security researchers hijacked the entire SMS database of an iPhone in 20 seconds flat at the CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver yesterday.

Cellphones vulnerable to rootkit attacks

Computer scientists at Rutgers University say they've found a major security threat to smartphones that could cause them to eavesdrop on meetings, track their owners' travels, or rapidly lose all battery power.