Security software firm Sophos is apologizing after a recent update to its antivirus software resulted in the software incorrectly categorizing its update utility as harmful in Windows machines.
Microsoft is readying what it calls a "Fix it" for the Internet Explorer zero-day flaw that surfaced earlier this week.
The IE vulnerability incident presents Microsoft with a perfect occasion to brag about the new security features hitting Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.
Microsoft released a security advisory on Monday to address a zero-day vulnerability found in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.
An Anonymous hacker (although not sure if part of Anonymous or just anonymous) was quick to take credit on Monday for the six-hour Web site outages of GoDaddy customers.
Less than 24 hours after Oracle released Java Version 7 Update 7, a security firm has found a new error in the latest version.
It's been a tough week and a half for Oracle and its Java crew.
A recent phishing campaign that employs a Microsoft e-mail template has been spotted in the wild by researchers.
Oracle released an update for Java 7 that addresses "3 distinct but related vulnerabilities and one security-in-depth issue affecting Java running in desktop browsers," said the company.
Security firm FireEye released information yesterday on a Java flaw that has been seen in targeted attacks in the wild, and has been tested to work on most major Web browsers for both Mac and PC.
Microsoft issued Security Advisory 2743314 on Monday to warn users of two tools readily available that can be used to steal passwords from wireless networks and virtual private networks (VPNs).
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its SkyDrive cloud storage solution for consumers has moved beyond the preview stage.
Microsoft highlighted this month why Internet Information Service 8.0 is a "no brainer" upgrade.
While malware will have to use a new trick to infect systems, Microsoft's solution may hurt those who have dealings overseas.
Microsoft's monthly Security Update arrived today with nine bulletins addressing 26 vulnerabilities. As with the past few months, remote code execution flaws are targeted in the majority of items.
Google was fined $22.5 million by the Federal Trade Commission, which pointed to the company's misrepresentations on privacy protections.
While Brien had some preconceived concerns with mixing social networking with an Internet search engine, Bing's newest update left him pleasantly surprised.
The cloud storage service Dropbox said Tuesday that the increase in spam e-mail sent to users last month was directly related to an employee account compromise.
The Grum botnet, known as the third largest spam ring among security researchers, was crippled on Wednesday after most of the command and control (C&C) servers were shut down.
I'd strongly advise not messing with someone like that.