The United States Congress is taking a hard look at Peer to Peer file sharing programs, saying that they could cause classified documents to fall into the wrong hands.Washington DC – The United States Congress is taking a hard look at Peer to Peer file sharing programs, saying that they could cause classified documents to fall into the wrong hands. At a Government Reform Committee hearing yesterday, Lime Wire chairman Mark Gorton was grilled by House members and even committee chair Henry Waxman, a Democrat from California.
Sophos is describing a scary scenario of the state of the Internet today. In its most recent security threat report released today, the company says that malware is waiting for web surfers in almost every third webpage and, even worse, less than 20% pf web pages publish “constructive” content these days.
The Mozilla developers have fixed a known hole in the password manager of Firefox & Co, but there's still a vulnerability that can be exploited.
It’s that time of the year again and the annual BlackHat and Defcon computer security conventions are returning to Las Vegas.
Microsoft has joined its search engine competitors by vowing to eliminate user information from searches after 18 months.
In an online world dominated by endless user names, passwords and answers to security questions, the idea of simple yet effective security has not been perfected yet. Fujitsu Microelectronics has introduced a fingerprint kit which takes a big step in the right direction: it works in Windows and it's easy to integrate.
A recently unearthed security hole in the iPhone's web browser would allow hackers to gain remote access to an infected iPhone.
Symantec has released its AntiBot software to help computer users stop and delete unwanted Trojan Horse programs.
Security researchers at SPI Dynamics say the Apple iPhone’s web dialer is vulnerable to exploits.
Microsoft is gearing up to release the first major upgrade to its security software Windows Live OneCare. The beta of version 2.0 is available as a free download.
Microsoft today issued its July security update, which includes five bug fixes for remote execution vulnerabilities as well as a patch for the firewall in Windows Vista.
Credit card thieves are increasingly donating to charities with stolen credit card numbers.
Malicious code writers are getting more clever every day, with a new worm marking its individuality by infecting computers with the message "Harry Potter is dead".
Microsoft announced its advanced notification for this month's security update, listing three critical updates and six patches in total.
Computer users should be wary of a new virus that deletes important files and then hijacks the sound card to say "Your system files have been deleted. Sorry."