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.
According to newly published figures, Facebook paid out around $1.5m (about £900,000) in 2013 through its vulnerability research program, spread between 330 researchers.
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.
"Pfft! What's all the fuss about site hijacking? Just send a few emails and get it fixed!" Well, that's what Jordan Reid thought before her domain got held for ransom. She's since changed her tune, after her own site got whisked away and put on the auction block. Here's how she got it back.
When we write about spams and spammers, it's usually as part of a security warning.
But from time to time, we write about them simply because they've made us laugh.
This is one of those times...
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.
US consumers are spending CRAZY money to replace stolen phones and to insure the pocket-sized thief magnets, says a new report from Creighton University.
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!
Spec's, the fifth largest wine retailer in the US, has leaked 550,000 customers' card details, after some of its systems were compromised for close to 17 months.
In another case of a tech support cold calling scam, it seems Microsoft's free basic anti-malware was being installed for a fee ranging from £35 to £150. The owner of the support company insisted that his Indian call centre staff had carried out the scams against his wishes.
"We don’t look at the files in your private folders and are committed to keeping your stuff safe", the company said in the wake of an internet freakout sparked by a user finding himself unable to share copyrighted content. Time to relax, or time to consider encrypting your files before they get to Dropbox (or any other cloud storage)?
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.