"Paunch," the believed author of the BlackHole exploit kit, is currently being prosecuted, Russian authorities say.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Digital Crimes Unit - in conjunction with the FBI, Europol's EC3 and technology companies such as A10 Networks - has disrupted a botnet that targets search engines and browsers.
With the monthly update, Microsoft will fix a TIFF zero-day impacting users, but not a serious Windows XP flaw under active attack.
With this year's holiday season here, online retailers should be focused on preparing their networks for increased traffic as well as protection from cyber threats.
Ideas are needed on ways to improve the public's perception of computer security hackers who have no malicious intentions.
Our big event in Chicago once again brought in some of the most respective professionals in the security industry. Here's a brief look at some of the action that took place in the Windy City.