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.
Microsoft is under investigation by the European Commission for failing to fully abide by its commitment to provide Web browser choice screens.
Yahoo today confirmed the exposure of 450,000 passwords and user names used for personal e-mail accounts.
Losing those that still had infected systems is a good thing for the rest of us.
July's Patch Tuesday marks the second fix for Microsoft's Web browser in two months.
Microsoft released its monthly security rollout today, which includes three fixes rated "critical" and six designated "important."
An estimated 300,000 Mac and PC systems infected with the DNSChanger is set to lose their Internet connection at 12:01 a.m. on Monday.