Just like your OS, Java should be updated as soon as patches are released.
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.
One reader gives his in-depth analysis of the current cybersecurity landscape.
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.
A group calling itself "LulzSec Reborn" released the usernames and passwords of 170,937 subscribers to a military online dating service on Sunday.
Plus, the return of LulzSec.
Security is a top concern.
Internet Explorer 10 contains a new security feature called "enhanced protected mode" that Windows 8 beta testers may soon encounter.
Microsoft recently disrupted a major ring whose use of malware has cost victims $477 million since 2005.
Microsoft's free Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) may not operate correctly for some apps.