The US Federal Trade Commission announced a crackdown on a widespread phone-based scam that tricked tens of thousands of computer owners, worldwide, into purchasing bogus computer cleanup services.
Beware any emails which claim to come from firstname.lastname@example.org - it could be that you're being targeted in an attack designed to steal your AOL, Gmail, Yahoo or Windows Live password.
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.
Microsoft has released an out-of-cycle security update to protect Internet Explorer users against a vulnerability that was being exploited by malicious hackers.
Microsoft has issued a simple Fix It tool to fix the zero day security vulnerability in Internet Explorer that has been causing headlines this week.
Experts at SophosLabs have raised their threat level to "High" in response to an as-yet unpatched security vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
Duck joins Chet to take on the latest security news.
As usual, they don't mince their words, so take a listen and enjoy a quarter-hour mix of news, opinion, advice and research..
If you received an email, apparently from Microsoft, claiming to be about "Important Changes to Microsoft Services Agreement" would you trust it?
Microsoft has announced, with perfectly rightful excitement, that a court in Virginia, USA, has given it control over the domain 3322 dot org.
This is one of the most prevalent call-home locations used by the Nitol malware - a family with tens of thousands of known variants.
Patch Tuesday for September 2012 is here and fortunately there isn't a lot to talk about. Microsoft released two fixes, while Adobe patched critical vulnerabilities in Flash and Photoshop CS6.
Microsoft will be shipping an update as part of October's Patch Tuesday that will invalidate RSA certificates weaker than 1024 bits. If you are using old or weak certificates now is the time to upgrade them to a more appropriate strength.
Cloud-based storage firm MediaFire restored account access to a virus researcher who was suspended after a mysterious firm claimed virus samples she posted on the service violated copyright protections.
The Apache Foundation has decided to ignore user tracking preferences when surfing with Internet Explorer 10 in its market dominating web server. Read on for the controversy and the opportunity to weigh in with your thoughts.
Leaving RDP open to the internet is a little bit like giving a visitor a seat in the corner of your server room and saying, "I'll just leave you here while I go for lunch. Don't touch anything, will you?"
What could possibly go wrong?
Online scammers are using a recent email from Microsoft Corp. as bait in a widespread phishing campaign that exploits vulnerabilities in Oracle’s Java software to install malicious programs on vulnerable systems.
Residents of Hong Kong were up in arms after a popular, online vote to select the next Miss Hong Kong was sabotaged by a distributed denial-of-service attack, forcing the pageant’s judges to pick the winner on their own.