With the update, users can employ a patch for a TIFF zero-day, which - when exploited - gives attackers the same user rights as targeted individuals.
An Android vulnerability that allows a rogue app to remove all existing securities activated by a user of the popular mobile operating system was discovered by researchers in Berlin.
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.
A lack of budget and resources is opening up enterprises to advanced persistent threats, according to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute.
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.
According to Qualys, 39 percent of tested machines contained critical browser vulnerabilities, which users should be particularly mindful of during the holiday online shopping frenzy.
Roughly 175,000 members registered on bitcointalk.org are being discouraged from logging into their accounts following attacks against the popular Bitcoin forum.
Attacks leveraging the Windows XP kernel vulnerability have been targeted, but limited so far, Microsoft says.
Jay Radcliffe showed how his insulin pump was vulnerable to a remote takeover.
The Bitcoin community has banded together to offer a crowd-funded $10,000 bounty for whoever fixes a Mac OS X Bitcoin LevelDB data corruption issue.
According to the researcher who discovered the bug, Google swiftly addressed the security issue, which could leave users' passwords vulnerable to theft.
After announcing last month that it would give rewards for vulnerabilities discovered in open source software, Google is expanding its bug bounty program to include Android, the open source mobile operating system.
Roughly 15,000 students in Sachem School District in Long Island may have had personal data compromised when information was posted to a local online forum.
Nearly 42 million accounts from dating website company Cupid Media were reportedly discovered on the same server where hackers stored information stolen from Adobe.
A Wednesday MacRumors Forums breach that affected hundreds of thousands is said to be related to a zero-day vulnerability in proprietary internet message board software vBulletin, which was also attacked last week.
A Facebook URL redirection vulnerability discovered last week was patched just a day after a blog post detailing the bug went live.
More than 12,000 victims have been claimed in less than a full week by a nasty piece of malware known as CryptoLocker, according to researchers.
Battlefield 4 PC servers experienced a distributed denial-of-service attack on Saturday that left a number of virtual soldiers unable to compete in the popular first-person shooter.
A penetration testing firm analyzed publicly reported compromises over the last 10 years.
A 19-year-old man pleaded guilty on Tuesday of conducting an extortion campaign which involved hacking into young girls' webcams.
On Tuesday, the company released updates for four vulnerabilities affecting its products.
Two teams have accepted rewards for demonstrating exploits against cell phones in the Mobile Pwn2Own 2013 contest sponsored by HP.
About 860,000 members who post on the forums of popular Apple news website MacRumors are being asked to change their passwords after accounts were compromised in a hack.
The November security release contained eight bulletins for 19 unique vulnerabilities in Windows, IE and Office.
The personal information of hundreds of Jeffersonville, IN vendors and officials may have been compromised in an ongoing data breach that dates back to 2001.
A U.S.-based website used as a forum to discuss security policy has become host to a drive-by attack that leverages an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability.
In a survey of 200 security professionals who deal with malware analysis for U.S. businesses, 57 percent revealed they investigated or addressed a data breach their company never disclosed.
Facebook and Microsoft collaborated to introduce a wide-reaching program that aims to address vulnerabilities affecting open source projects, and the internet.
Inputs.io was left unable to pay an undisclosed number of user balances after the free Bitcoin eWallet service was hacked on Thursday and relieved of 4,100 Bitcoin. That translates to about $1.1 million.