The annual Verizon security report found that hackers are becoming both more efficient and quicker in their attacks.
Plus: OpenVPN keys are also at risk of theft due to bug; first Heartbleed-connected arrest made.
One of the features that IT pros will see this week with Microsoft's newly updated Internet Explorer 11 browser will be a new "Enterprise Mode."
While Web sites scramble to patch the vulnerability, it's time to change your online passwords.
Microsoft's April Security Update features only two "critical" bulletins.
As Microsoft continues to find more places where it can integrate Bing , it's becoming less and less likely the company can -- or will -- sell off Bing.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Mozilla's decision to halt its Firefox browser development for Windows 8.1 may be due, in part, to a confusing OS feature.
The HP-sponsored event proved that while today's software is more secure than ever, vulnerabilities will be found once money is on the line.
Mozilla last week announced that it has stopped Firefox browser production for Windows 8.
The U.S. government announced today that it will privatize Internet domain-name assignment and management operations that are currently handled by a contracted organization.
IT pros may start to see lots of expired Internet Explorer updates showing up in their logs.
This month marks the third relatively light patch rollout for Microsoft in a row for 2014.
Many of the compromised devices were breached using simple brute force techniques to obtain the routers' passwords.
Microsoft has changed the name of its Office Web Apps.
Those that have upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft's Web browser (Internet Explorer 11) are not at risk for attack.
Microsoft's monthly patch includes four 'critical' and three 'important' fixes that address a total of 32 vulnerabilities.
Kaspersky Labs, the firm who disclosed the flaw to Adobe, said one of the vulnerabilities is being used to steal user credentials.
Microsoft is rumored to be planning an "enterprise mode for IE" feature for Internet Explorer 11 to address compatibility issues faced by organizations.
InfoPath will make way for a future "Office forms" technology.
Oracle's quarterly patch arrived on Tuesday with new security fixes for 144 vulnerabilities in their products, including 36 fixes for Java Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7).
- By John K. Waters