Microsoft has gone public to warn about a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows XP kernel.
Full details are still to be released, as it isn't patched yet, but here's what we know so far...
What a coincidence! A Facebook hoax claming that images can infect your computer...and then a Microsoft zero-day that uses images to infect your computer.
Chet and Duck talk you through the latest news...
It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so we've been urging you to get more serious about security.
A number of you have replied, "Where do I start? What should I do?"
Here are 4 free tools to help you on your way...
Following a USENIX paper about the security of Windows Picture Passwords, you may have read that they are "easily crackable."
Paul Ducklin wondered about that, and tried to come up with a balanced view...
Microsoft fixed 34 vulnerabilities in products ranging from Windows, Internet Explorer and .NET to Lync, Visual Studio and Silverlight. Not to be left behind, Adobe launched fixes for Flash, Shockwave and Cold Fusion. Settle into your air-conditioned server rooms and start testing!
Six out of Microsoft's seven pre-announced Patch Tuesday updates are deemed critical.
Even Server Core 2012 will need patching and rebooting...
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!
A pair of Maltese vulnerability researchers have found a security hole in Battlefield: Play4Free from digital games giant EA.
The vulnerability abuses the fact that different versions of Windows deal differently with erroneous input to the function used to start new processes.
No patch yet for Adobe PDF exploits - Adobe suggests a workaround; Mac and Linux users need not apply
Adobe issues advice on how to mitigate the latest exploits against its PDF Reader software.
For Windows users, anyway. Mac and Linux fans are still out in the cold.
The first Patch Tuesday of 2013 is here and there are plenty of important fixes to download including two critical Windows flaws and critical updates to Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash Player.
Patch Tuesday has come around again.
The fixes cover Internet Explorer, Excel (on Windows and Mac), the kernel itself, and more.
Here's advice on the what, the why and the where...
A recent report suggests that the devastating cyber attack that wiped out thousands of computers belonging to Saudi Arabia's national oil company was the work of a lone hacker - days after the US Secretary of Defense cited it as an example of a state sponsored attack.
What do we really know?
Microsoft released seven bulletins for the October 2012 Patch Tuesday addressing flaws in Windows, Office, SQL Server, Sharepoint, Groove, Communicator, Lync and Works.
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.
Apple released Safari 6 as part of its new Mac operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as a version for Lion that fixes a whopping 121 security vulnerabilties.
But what about Windows and Snow Leopard? It seems Apple is leaving users of them behind.
Malware has hit the iOS App Store! But don't panic; it won't harm your iPhone or iPad - it's Windows malware.
Yes, you did hear that right.
A web-based malware attack has been discovered, targeting users of Windows, Mac and Linux.
Although the amount of malware written for different operating systems can vary, it's becoming increasingly hard to argue that it's safe to surf the web on any OS without anti-virus protection.
Gmail accounts targeted by 'state-sponsored attackers' using Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability
Both Google and Microsoft have put out alerts about an unpatched, zero-day hole in Internet Explorer that is actively being exploited in the wild.