Microsoft will be delivering five updates on upcoming Patch Tuesday, two of which are deemed critical, which means the vulnerabilities can be exploited to allow for code execution without any user interaction.
An attacker, claiming to be aligned with Anonymous, dumped data online including students' names, email addresses and phone numbers after the university refused to give into extortion threats.
Crytocurrency exchange Poloniex announced on Tuesday that a hacker had successfully made away with 12.3 percent of its Bitcoins.
As the April 8 support cut-off date looms, Microsoft has decided to nudge users to migrate via reminders that will pop-up every month starting this Saturday.
Organizations are struggling with how to more quickly account for and guard against zero-day vulnerabilities, reports Karen Epper Hoffman.
For March's threat of the month, Secunia's Kasper Lindgaard believes Java vulnerabilities should be at the top of everyone's radar.
An interesting discussion at the RSA conference revealed that vendors often face a "double-edged sword" when tasked with disclosing software vulnerabilities.
Security researcher - and white hat hacker - Raven Alder addressed sexism in the InfoSec world at the B-Sides San Francisco event on Monday, and said - perhaps surprisingly - that it can help and hinder attackers and defenders in equal measure.
"You suck at your job" was the Michael Roytman's controversial opening line to the audience of white hat hackers at the B-Sides event run prior to RSA San Francisco.
A hacker has defaced the website of the EC-Council, a member-supported organization that offers training for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program.
Months after its initial discovery, mobile dating app Tinder has patched a vulnerability that could have allowed attackers to pinpoint users' exact locations
According to FireEye, the flaw was being actively exploited to target foreign policy and defense organizations.
On Wednesday, the tech giant provided the "Fix it" solution, or temporary workaround, for the remote code execution bug.
Nearly all of the applications tested by Cenzic in 2013 contain at least one security vulnerability.
Researchers hope the recently published exploit will spur service providers to provide an update for users.
Texas State Technical College Waco is notifying former students and employees that their personal information may have been compromised after an unauthorized party remotely gained access to a server that contained the data.
Researchers at IOActive discovered the vulnerabilities in Belkin's WeMo home automation devices.
HP scans show dating mobile apps sent out unecrypted information, putting users at risk of simple attacks.
Researchers at FireEye found that the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars site was booby trapped to spread a backdoor.
Kaspersky Lab's released a detailed report on Absolute Computrace, anti-theft software built into the firmware of laptops and desktops.
The player has been updated to version 220.127.116.11 for Windows and Mac systems.
Between Microsoft's Patch Tuesday preview and today, two critical patches for IE and Windows were added to the lineup.
An advanced persistent threat known as Careto, or "The Mask," has been identified by Kaspersky Lab researchers, who also believe that the cyber-espionage operation dating back to 2007 could be a state-sponsored campaign.
The hack is achieved by exploiting the service's method of creating security tokens, a researcher found.
The security update resolves an integer underflow vulnerability, which could allow an attacker to remotely take over systems on Windows, Mac and Linux platforms.
Microsoft tops other IT security vendors in the number of critical vulnerabilities in its products. Adobe and Oracle come in second and third place, respectively, according to Skybox Security.
The popular source code sharing website has announced its new bug bounty program, enticing researchers to find vulnerabilities in its products and services.
A security update for the buggy MediaWiki platform was made available on Tuesday.
iTunes 11.1.4 for Mac and Windows platforms was released last Wednesday.
At this year's contest in Vancouver, Google is giving researchers a chance to win up to $150,000 for findings serious flaws in its operating system.