Apple has pushed out a Safari update to go along with this week's "Java Tuesday" fix.
It's supposed to give you finer-grained control over Java in your browser.
Paul Ducklin puts it through its paces...
Many Snapchat users complain that they were sent photos from scantily-clad women with names such as "Honey.Crush9" inviting them to join them in a Skype conversation.
Here's what happened, and how to stop it from happening again.
The security-beleaguered Java ecosystem usually gets updates just once every four months, in February, June and October.
But this year, Oracle has adapted that schedule a number of times, and this is one of them...
The high-risk bugs must have been poisonous indeed, given that researcher Ralf-Philipp Weinmann is looking at a $31,336 thank-you.
The avionics bigwigs FAA and EASA have said "bunk!" to a researcher's claims that his new Android app could potentially hack planes.
OK, says fellow plane hacker "Renderman," if that's true, there's no harm in giving public access to your test labs, now is there?
Facebook has introduced a new way to utilize its services on Android mobile phones. Facebook Home streamlines keeping in touch with friends, their photos, Likes and shares. The issue is how it impacts your privacy, even if you choose not to use it yourself.
A security research has cooked up an exploit framework and Android app that can be used, at least theoretically, to hack a plane, including changing its destination or even crashing the aircraft.
Microsoft has advised all users of Windows 7 who installed a security update to uninstall it, after some customers found their computers would not restart or applications would not load.
As expected Microsoft released seven important and two critical fixes for Windows, Internet Explorer and other Microsoft products. Adobe followed suite releasing fixes for ColdFusion, Flash and Shockwave. Patch now!
On April 8th, 2014, Microsoft will terminate Extended Support for Windows XP.
That means no more security updates. Be prepared and upgrade now.
Microsoft has issued its usual advance notification for the coming week's Patch Tuesday.
If you use Windows you're probably affected, and you'll probably need to reboot all your PCs and most of your servers...
Award-winning security blogger Brian Krebs has shared details of his investigation into who might have been behind Flashback - which hit more than 600,000 Mac computers in early 2012
Firefox 20.0 was released today.
The buglist page enumerates 3054 official changes, with eleven patched vulnerabilities, three at "Critical" level.
Paul Ducklin takes a quick look...
A recent report by the US Inspector General revealed staggering flaws in the US military's management of mobile devices, and a severe lack of basic IT security protection in place for such devices.
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