"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.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it would be improving and expanding its security to protect customer data amid growing concerns of government surveillance.
The agency makes use of the sweeping surveillance practice employing a sophisticated tool called "co-traveler," which essentially tracks bystanders interacting with targets.
Roughly 2,000 Chicago Public Schools students who participated in a free vision examination program may have had personal information compromised.
Banking and financial services holding company JPMorgan Chase is alerting 465,000 prepaid cash cardholders that their personal information may have been compromised by hackers.
More than 1,700 people who made purchases with online retailer Made In Oregon are being notified that their credit card information may have been compromised in a security breach.
Today marks my final day at SC Magazine after more than 7-1/2 years.
Ideas are needed on ways to improve the public's perception of computer security hackers who have no malicious intentions.
An investigative report shows the Obama administration's insider threat program is far more expansive, and troubling, than even critics had thought.