A new Trojan is on the scene designed to steal your images and memory dumps. Are the thieves digging for dirt or stealing state secrets?
Windows 8 is now available and Microsoft is touting the entirely new user interface and app store. What security enhancements were made over Windows 7 and are these changes reason enough to upgrade?
On Friday, Microsoft launched Windows 8 to consumers.
Today, the experts at SophosLabs have intercepted a phishing attack which plays upon interest in the new operating system.
The rate of infection ticked up for Windows 7 in the first half of 2012, but Windows XP, Microsoft’s legacy operating system, is still far and away the biggest security headache for Redmond.
Microsoft released seven bulletins for the October 2012 Patch Tuesday addressing flaws in Windows, Office, SQL Server, Sharepoint, Groove, Communicator, Lync and Works.
Adobe released an important update for its software on Monday, fixing 25 security holes. The updates affect Flash running on Windows, Apple Mac and Linux systems.
In addition, Adobe AIR users on Windows, Mac OS X, Android and iOS are also advised to install an update.
They’re not even available yet, but Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 are already the subjects of a Microsoft Security Advisory concerning - you guessed it - Adobe Flash vulnerability.
Apple released Safari 6 as part of its new Mac operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as a version for Lion that fixes a whopping 121 security vulnerabilties.
But what about Windows and Snow Leopard? It seems Apple is leaving users of them behind.
Malware has hit the iOS App Store! But don't panic; it won't harm your iPhone or iPad - it's Windows malware.
Yes, you did hear that right.
A web-based malware attack has been discovered, targeting users of Windows, Mac and Linux.
Although the amount of malware written for different operating systems can vary, it's becoming increasingly hard to argue that it's safe to surf the web on any OS without anti-virus protection.
Gmail accounts targeted by 'state-sponsored attackers' using Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability
Both Google and Microsoft have put out alerts about an unpatched, zero-day hole in Internet Explorer that is actively being exploited in the wild.
Microsoft has released an emergency update for Windows, revoking digital certificates that could be used to impersonate the Windows Update security service. The Flame malware exploited flaws related to this vulnerability realizing concerns that Windows Update might be compromised to distribute malware.
Way to alienate a loyal customerbase, Adobe.
Adobe is making users pay of its Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash Professional products pay hundreds of dollars to fix security flaws.
A new malware attack is targeting Mac computers with a Python-based backdoor Trojan.
And Windows computers aren't getting away scott free either.
Flaming Retort is back, this time trying to Coole and Explayne the flames we've had from some Mac users in the past few days.
In a back-to-front way of making Mac fans feel better, I'll start by making everyone feel slightly worse, taking a small potshot at Windows, OS X and Linux fans alike.
Apple has traditionally marketed its systems as being more secure than those running Microsoft Windows, but just how true is that?
The FBI is cock-a-hoop today, having just announced the bust of six Estonians for malware-related cybercrimes.
The case goes back to 2007, with the investigation itself apparently having taken two years.
Microsoft have released a security advisory for the vulnerability used in the Duqu Trojan. They are providing a workaround, but it disables the use of embedded True Type Fonts.