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One security firm warns that Android malware could rocket this year and hit the 1 million milestone mark, as malware writers and hackers continue to target post-PC platforms.
This morning MIT's website was hacked and defaced, with its nameservers changed. The site credited hacker FBI informant Sabu (LulzSec); the site autoplayed The Star Spangled Banner and stated "R.I.P Aaron Swartz."
According to the most recently released comparative review by av-comparatives.org, Opera leads competing browsers in anti-phishing protection. Should you make the switch? Not so fast!
Despite Microsoft's response to the rise of AutoRun malware infections in February, 2011, according to ESET's recently released telemetry data for 2012, the infection vector tops their chart for a second year in a row.
Which mobile application do you use to check the scores of your favorite games? If that's ESPN's ScoreCenter for iOS, then you have a problem, and it's called a "false feeling of security".
Dutch security researchers from Fox-IT have released a paper detailing the inner workings of the Pobelka botnet, including details on its botnet master.
It is not only online threats that the country's infrastructure has to deal with, but also tainted USB drives, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
After a security fix to patch Java 7 from a massive security vulnerability, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reiterated its warning that Java still poses risks.
A U.S. privacy group has been successful in getting a document released that details how U.S. authorities interpret the FISA snooping law. The trouble is, most of it isn't readable.
It might have taken five years to discover, but a government-snooping spying campaign dubbed Red October has been exposed by Kaspersky Labs.
An out-of-band update will be released today to fix a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer, versions 6, 7 and 8, which will prevent hackers from exploiting a hole that could allow the remote execution of malicious code.
Amid growing concern over Java's security, Oracle released an emergency fix over the weekend. However, security professionals say that this measure doesn't go far enough.
Amid a serious security flaw in the latest version of Java 7, where even the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned users to disable the plug-in, here's how you do it.
Java plug-in maker Oracle has said that a fix to a major security vulnerability will be available "shortly," after U.S. Homeland Security warned to disable the software.
Aaron Swartz, hacker and information activist and Reddit cofounder, has committed suicide at age 26.
Mozilla has chimed in with its own tips and resources amidst the brewing Java vulnerability scare.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is the latest body to warn users to disable Java software amid escalating concerns over a serious, exploitable vulnerability.
Is Java a serious enough concern for you to disable it altogether?
A security researcher has found that some Nokia phones pass secure HTTPS data through Nokia's servers, and this data is decrypted so it can be compressed, in order to reduce data bills. But, Nokia doesn't need a lesson in security -- it needs one in public relations.
A former government official says the U.S. believes Iran was behind a spate of cyberattacks on U.S. banks, despite claims from a hacking group that it was behind the attempted hacks.