The Oracle flaw is being shopped online by an unknown source.
Discovered vulnerabilities this early in the software's lifecycle should be neither shocking or unexpected.
Attackers could have accessed your account in a matter of minutes.
Microsoft's first security update after the release of its newest OS features three "critical" bulletin items that address 4 reported issues for Windows 8 and Windows RT.
According to Microsoft's security update advance notification for November, there will be four "critical," one "important" and one "moderate" bulletin items released this coming Tuesday.
A French security company has claimed that it's found a security issue in Windows 8. Want to find out what it is? You gotta pay first.
Why even use a password if you're just going to use easily guessable entries?
Phishers go where the money is.
From hardware to device management to security to IE 10 oddities, here's an in-depth look at what you should be aware of when Microsoft rolls out Windows 8 later this week.
Starting on Friday, Microsoft's bonanza of software and hardware relases begin.
A new Flame malware variant that's designed to steal personal data from a targeted machine was identified by security firm Kaspersky Labs this week.
A new "secure boot" firmware protocol that Microsoft will support with Windows 8 may have stirred up controversies, but it's all old hat for companies like Wave Systems Corp.
You had a good half year if you were in the business exploiting application flaws and spreading malware through software key generators.
Android, which has seen the number of Trojans targeting the platform nearly triple in just the last three months, is being targeted by attackers as high levels due to its large install base.
Has two small security updates in a row put you in a state of complacency?
Phone authentication could be installed in quite a few Microsoft products in the near future.
For the second month in a row, Microsoft is releasing an uncharacteristically light security update.
Microsoft has acquired PhoneFactor, a provider of mobile-based authentication solutions, according to announcements made by both companies.
Microsoft will be rolling out one "critical" and six "important" bulletins for October's security update, planned for Tuesday.
Microsoft's choice to store passwords in plain text format may give attackers easy access to your system.