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FBI warns WordPress users of ISIS threat: Patch and update now

FBI warns WordPress users of ISIS threat: Patch and update now

The FBI is advising all WordPress site owners to update and patch their installation and plugins. If you're not already doing so, now is a great time to start. We offer tips on how to get started.

Apple fixes hole that leaked employees' and developers' personal info

Apple fixes hole that leaked employees' and developers' personal info

Apple quietly slipped its Developer Center offline on Sunday night to patch a serious security hole that let anybody access personal contact information for any registered Mac, iOS or Safari developer; every Apple Retail and corporate employee; and some key partners.

Anatomy of a bug: latest Firefox 'new tab' feature thumbnails HTTPS pages

Anatomy of a bug: Firefox 'new tab' feature thumbnails HTTPS pages

The latest release of Firefox has been called "unlucky version 13" because it creates web page thumbnails even of secure content, sparking privacy fears.

But is this really a bug? And if so, do any of the "fixes" circulating online actually work? Paul Ducklin finds out.

Apple OS X users - it's Security Update time again!

Apple OS X users - it's Security Update time again!

Apple's latest large-scale OS X security updates are out.

In tech-speak, there are 39 fixes, covering 52 CVE identifiers, and including 19 fixes for vulnerabilities potentially allowing arbitrary code execution. That's a lot!