Security


Microsoft Security Report: Conficker Still Top Security Concern

According to Microsoft, the Conficker worm should continue to be a top concern in enterprise security.

India Passes U.S. as Top Spamming Country

Close to one in 10 spam e-mail originated from India, according to a report by security firm Sophos.

Microsoft Announces App Cloud Management Service for Windows RT Devices

Microsoft explained today how devices running Windows RT, or Windows 8 on ARM hardware, can be used for both personal and business purposes.

ISPs Hunting Illegal Copyright Distribution

They'll be taking the law into their own hands.

Google Busted for Safari Privacy Workaround

A hefty fine could be coming Google's way.

Google Faces FTC Fines for Safari Privacy Bypass

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is currently investigating Google for breaching user privacy in Apple's Safari browser, and will decide whether or not to fine the tech company.

Internet Service Providers To Become Piracy Police?

With little news on how exactly ISPs will monitor illegal online activity, giving them this much power seems like a bad idea.

Vista SP1 Support Ending, OS Problems Coming

If you haven't jumped from the Vista ship yet, you might want to.

China Claims the Top Hackers

This is definitely not an honor I would want.

Welcome to Patch Tuesday, Windows 8

Microsoft's test OS versions receive a .NET Framework fix.

Microsoft's April Security Update Includes 4 'Critical' Fixes

April's security update arrived today, packing six bulletins for 11 flaws.

Vista Losing 'Mainstream' Support April 10

This month marks the passing of a few Windows and Office product lifecycle milestones.

Java Flaw Patched for Mac OS X, Blocked in Firefox

Apple released an update for Mac OS X users yesterday that addresses a recent Java flaw that has been exploited in the wild by attackers thanks to its inclusion in the BlackHole hacker toolkit.

Microsoft Readying 6 Fixes for April's Security Update

For the second month in a row, Microsoft will release six bulletin items in its April security update, according to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification.

Most Are Running Vulnerable Versions of Java

Just like your OS, Java should be updated as soon as patches are released.

Used Xbox May Hide Your Credit Card Info

You may want to hold onto that inactive gaming console instead of selling it.

Microsoft Denies Used Xbox Credit Card Hack 

Microsoft has said it is looking into reported allegations that hackers may be able to retrieve credit card information off an Xbox 360 -- even after the hard drive has been reformatted.

Java Flaw Being Exploited Thanks to Hacker Toolkit

The BlackHole kit, a popular exploit set among hackers, has been updated to take advantage of a recently discovered Java hole that security researchers say many haven't updated yet.

LulzSec Reborn Takes Credit for Leaks of Military Personal Info

A group calling itself "LulzSec Reborn" released the usernames and passwords of 170,937 subscribers to a military online dating service on Sunday.

Will Security Be Sacraficed in Windows 8's Internet Explorer 10?

Plus, the return of LulzSec.

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