Most companies have secrets protected by passwords, but according to a recent study those passwords can be obtained with just a candy bar and a smile.
Computer security vendor Grisoft has updated its AVG Internet Security suite for Vista.
A new worm has been discovered by Internet security company Sophos, which it says can make computers vulnerable to remotely controlled attacks.
According to computer security vendor PandaLabs, the Sdbot and Gaobot family of Trojan bots were responsible for 80% of malware detections during the first quarter of 2007.
According to a new report commissioned by the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee, 24 federal agencies received poor grades in computer security.
Hackers have found a way to replicate an XP hack on Vista that exploit original equipment manufacturer (OEM) activation through the basic input output system (BIOS) process.
Microsoft today released previously announced security updates as part of its monthly update cycle. A total of 12 software updates are available, including five critical security patches.
The AACS LA has issued a security update for HD DVD and Blu-ray playback software, trying to cut back on the copyright infringement that has resulted from recent hacking incidents into the new high definition formats.
MMicrosoft has released an updated version of its MS07-017 patch that fixes some incompatibility problems with the animated cursor vulnerability patch.
The first virus designed exclusively at infecting the iPod has been discovered.
With a brief disruption, Microsoft is back on its usual monthly cycle of software and security updates. The company plans to six security related updates and six non-security related updates next week.
Over the past few years, the Internal Revenue Service has lost several hundred laptops according to a new report from the IRS Inspector General J. Russell George.
46,000 students and employees at the University of California San Francisco may have had their personal information stolen in a data breach, according to university officials.
Microsoft is working “around the clock” on an official patch for the Windows Animated Cursor Handling vulnerability that is running wild on the Internet.
Following a continuous increase in malware over the past months, China is now listed by Sophos as the leading malware country.
Computer security researcher eEye Digital Security has released an unofficial patch for the .ANI animated cursor vulnerability.
The British government has released a review on crime, and one of the suggestions on helping to tackle the problem of people being mugged for their valuable consumer electronic devices is to make them fingerprint activated.
Microsoft has admitted to security problems with the Xbox Live online service. The system is still technically sound and has not been hacked. However, programming director Larry Hryb from Xbox Live has admitted in his blog that there are social engineering problems.
The successor to Outlook Express links seamlessly with its predecessor's dubious reputation in matters of security. Just a few months after its official release, the first significant security problem has been uncovered: under certain circumstances, simply clicking on a link in an email can cause a program to be launched on the local computer.
Mozilla’s security chief Window Snyder has said that software developers are at the mercy of bug hunters where disclosure of critical flaws in programs is concerned.