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?
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.
Malware researcher Paul Baccas reveals how an Excel spreadsheet using the password "VelvetSweatshop" could be designed to put your computer at risk.
Check out this funny security-related cartoon from those amusing folks at XKCD.
(If you're not busy installing Adobe updates)
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!
Southwark Crown Court in London has heard that three members of the LulzSec hacking gang have chosen to plead guilty to charges that they launched distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a series of organisations including the CIA and the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency.
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...
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 security researcher tested a slew of (probably inappropriately misconfigured) storage buckets and found about one in six were open to the public, exposing content we think companies would probably have preferred remain private.
Lisa Vaas explores what has happened.
Chet inteviews the writer and director of hacker film "Code 2600" and Austin BSides organizers/consultants Michael Gough and Ian Robertson. We also introduce the new Kickstarter Hackers in Uganda.
Apple has had a good-bad-good-bad week of it in the computer security environment.
Its announcement of two-step verification for some users was quickly followed by a report of a password recovery exploit for everyone else...