The Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner can be fooled with wood glue, just like Apple's "Touch ID" sensor in the iPhone 5s.
So why are both Apple and Samsung touting fingerprint scanners as more secure than passwords?
The major hardware maker has admitted to a nearly year-long credit card breach - just the latest in a string of companies that have suffered Adobe ColdFusion vulnerabilities-related exploits.
Oracle's quarterly Patch Tuesday updates are out.
Java gets 37 fixes, 35 of them what Oracle calls "Remote Exploit without Authentication".
The silver lining? No Heartbleed bug in Java Standard Edition...
How hard is Heartbleed recovery? How hard does Google Play try to keep the garbage out? And how hard are you trying to get over XP?
60 Second Security has the answers in a short, fun security video.
Chet and Duck explain what you can do about the big ticket security news items of the past week.
The epic "Heartbleed" bug in OpenSSL, the last patches ever for XP and Office 2003, and Apple's attitude to updates and support all come under the microscope.
The Virus Shield app cost $3.99 and claimed to be a scanner that protected Android devices from viruses, while promising to never annoy users with pop-up ads found on many free apps.
Too bad for the 10,000 people who paid for it - Virus Shield was a fake.
Don't get too excited.
If you're one of those XP users who thinks that Microsoft should support you forever, for nothing, this isn't for you.
But there *are* free Windows licences up for grabs.
He got in through a backdoor in Microsoft's smashingly popular video gaming system - as in, straight in to all the slobbering zombies and screaming violence that his parents would never have let him play with.
The date's been in our diaries since 2007.
But even with seven years to prepare for it, you'll be forgiven for approaching the April 2014 Patch Tuesday with a bit of a lump in your throat.
How long did Apple leave holes in Safari? What punishment can a convicted support call scammer expect? And what happens when a liquor store springs a leak?
Find out in 60 Second Security. the security news video that only takes a minute...
Google has announced updates to its developer policies for the Play Store app market to ban certain types of misleading and underhanded advertising behavior.
We look at three apps that use now-forbidden promotional tactics, plus we offer security tips to help you avoid unwanted and malicious apps.
In all the excitement over the End of Windows XP and next Tuesday's Ultimate Update...
...we sort of forgot to write about Apple.
Here's the scoop on the lates OS X Safari browser update, patching 27 vulnerabilities.
A war of words that started out as a fairly stinging criticism of Amazon has mellowed out into praise for the cloud services behemoth.
It seems that Amazon is checking mobile apps for security risks, and heaping advice on developers who have wandered off the straight and narrow...
Google's asking the high court to rule on the legality of its past snorting of unencrypted WiFi traffic in neighborhoods around the US.
Chet and Duck get together once again to look at the week's news with their usual blend of humor, insight and informed intensity....
Take a listen to the latest episode of our weekly quarter-hour podcast!
The country's considering an overhaul of privacy laws that could make it illegal to record private conversations or activities without consent via Google Glass or similar wearable technologies.
Google's published a listicle about what it says are the Top 10 Glass Myths. Here's Naked Security's security- and privacy-centric view of some of those "myths."
Turkey recently blocked Twitter and YouTube, as well as Google's free Public DNS servers that many people used to get around the blockade.
Now Google reports another layer of "active intervention" by Turkish ISPs...