Researchers are blasting Microsoft for a critical flaw that could cause a critical attack on users who rely on speech recognition to control their Windows-based computer.
Researchers intensively scanning the Mac-turned-Windows browser found as many as 18 problems in its first 48 hours.
Microsoft has posted its latest security bulletin, offering patches for six vulnerabilities, four of which are labeled critical.
Apple may have to start patching security holes in its new Safari browser sooner than expected: Security researchers already have discovered multiple Denial of Service (DoS) and remote execution exploits.
Next Tuesday's security update from Microsoft will fix six vulnerabilities, including four crticial remote code execution holes.
Symantec has released a free beta version of Norton AntiBot, a behavior-based malware protection software designed to work as a supplement to existing antivirus protection.
Increased phishing protection, new spyware roadblocks, and support for Windows Vista are part of the next generation Panda Antivirus software, which is available now as a free public beta download.
Sophos has published its security report for May and said that malicious code is spreading through the web at an accelerated pace.
According to a new report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, Americans believe email spam is less of a problem.
Apple released its fifth security update of 2007, patching potential problems in iChat, CoreGraphics, and other system commands.
Following recent security issues with its Office suite, Microsoft has announced a move to provide tighter restrictions to cut back on widespread zero-day attacks.
NXP Semiconductors and Kestrel Wireless want to embed RFID chips into DVDs to prevent shoplifters.
More than 22,000 students are affected by a hacker's entry into the University of Missouri's computer database, an announcement made even more disturbing by the fact that the same thing happened at the school just a few months ago.
Microsoft is patching 19 critical vulnerabilities as part of its regular “Patch Tuesday” round of fixes.
The Anamosa State Penitentiary in Iowa has just spent $6000 changing its locks after some prison keys were sold on eBay.
An eagle-eyed reader of Washington Post’s Security Fix blog says AOL passwords appear to be cut off at eight characters.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), often regarded as the cornerstone of the United States' homeland security, has lost a hard drive containing information of over 100,000 people.
A hacker duo will demonstrate several ways of getting past Windows Vista security in an upcoming Black Hat training class. Polish security researcher Joanna Rutkowska and Alex Tereshkin will show off new rootkits and ways to defeat Vista’s vaunted BitLocker drive encryption.
Female bloggers are increasingly facing online threats according to the Washington Post.