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...
We've written recently about Apple and Automattic starting to offer two-factor authentication (2FA) for online accounts.
Word on the street says that Microsoft will soon be doing the two-step, too...
With WordPress.com powering more than 60 million websites worldwide, anything to improve the safety and security of its users is to be welcomed.
Paul Ducklin tries out the new WordPress 2FA service on his Naked Security account...
Earlier this year, no starch press, sent SophosLabs an unrequested copy of the book Practical Malware Analysis: The hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software with a letter saying "If you do enjoy the book, I hope that you will consider Read more…
The upcoming releases of Internet Explorer 10, Firefox 14 and Chrome 21 are all fighting for our attention and using security as the reason why.
Penetration testing is a valuable but tool but can quickly get expensive. Focusing on testing the right things in the right manner is key to getting the best bang for your buck.
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.
Security professionals, analysts, journalists and people in the pub: there's a vocal minority in all those groups which likes to be heard to say, "Anti-virus isn't good enough for today's threats".
But is it true? Paul Ducklin has his say.
There are many security implication we as IT guys need to think about when we host applications externally. Here is a list of things to ask your provider to reduce the risk of a data or malware breach.
Unlike the Chet Chat, where we cover a range of recent news items without much depth, in the Techknow programme we pick one topic and consider it in more detail.
So if you're one of the regular Chet Chat listeners who's been asking for this sort of podcast: here you are!
Google has pleasantly surprised the mobile malware research community when it announced yesterday that Android apps are analysed for malicious behavior before being allowed onto the Android Market, but is it all good news? Vanja Svajcer, Sophos Principal Researcher, investigates.
A bill before the Canadian parliament includes two clauses specifically to reduce the 'due process' imposed when the cops need information from ISPs.
It's obvious how this would help law enforcement. But it might help the cybercrooks, too.