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Jorge Luis Alvarez Medina has announced plans to demonstrate IE vulnerabilities at the upcoming Black Hat security conference.
The device may be subject to man-in-the-middle attacks.
The update patches several vulnerabilities.
Web searches are leading users to malicious Web sites.
The sites were defaced following this week's State of the Union address.
The anti-virus software wrongly classified Spotify program files as malign.
Two women bypassed the immigration system using tape bearing other people's fingerprints.
Site visitors were prompted to download malware.
The researchers say the system is focused more on shifting blame than on curtailing fraud.
Trend Micro's Rik Ferguson reports that many search engine results for the phrase 'Facebook unnamed app' lead users to malware distribution portals.
Before an update fixed the problem, the toolbar tracked URLs even when that functionality was disabled.
The Microsoft CEO has sided with China in its recent censorship debate with Google.
Customers using 'Miles and More' cards may have been hit with illegal charges.
The second hack in as many days featured a rant targeting site founder Michael Arrington.
Notrax claims to have eaverdropped on calls protected by 12 different mobile voice encryption solutions.
Forty percent of IT executives are bracing for a major security incident in their sector within the next year, and only 20 percent think they'll avoid a cyber attack in the next five years.
A hard drive with data including the personal information of more than 250,000 people has gone missing from the National Archives and Records Administration.
Leading social sites urge regulatory restraint over consumer data collection practices.
The teams will focus on e-crime and ticket fraud surrounding the 2012 Olympics in London.
The lawsuit asks for certification that PlainsCapital's security was in fact reasonable.
The latest release changes the way the spam filter's rules are updated.
The content management system appears to have been compromised.
The council plans to add staff and funding in order to improve oversight of its certification review process.
The attack does not require the attackers to know the cryptographic keys protecting the passport.
A new iteration of the Trojan is now targeting AOL Instant Messenger.
The site was temporarily made unavailable.
The 20-year-old Nebraska resident will serve a one-year prison sentence.
The widely deployed open source antispam engine gets its first major update in two years, with changes aimed at better tackling the problem of spam.
After one month heading up Obama administration's top cybersecurity spot, Howard Schmidt sees plenty of opportunities-and plenty of work.
With cyber threats from abroad coming fast and furious, how serious is the United States about going on the offensive?
20-year-old hacker George Hotz has hacked the PlayStation 3.
The project will become a nonprofit with help from Google, PayPal and Mozilla.
A recent update to the anti-virus software has caused Google ads to trigger a malware warning.
American oil companies were hit with cyberattacks that may have come from China.
Whirlpool has not cleaned up the site, despite having been urged to do so by Sophos.
The company says the breach did not access any bank details or passwords.
The sites were hit by DDoS attacks that lasted 16 hours.
The company has introduced a suite of more than 90 security, compliance and continuity offerings.
50 percent of PCs in China use Internet Explorer 6 to access the Internet.
A fake iPhone warranty offer appears to be targeting user data.
The Irish forum boards.ie has reset all user passwords after an attack.
Symantec security researchers say .cn spam has dropped significantly since a ban was imposed on individual .cn registrations.
The update patches a vulnerability that could lead to DDoS attacks.
As anti-virus company ESET notes, Win32/Zimuse appears to be focused solely on trashing user data.
The company has issued updates to patch 11 buffer and heap overflows in RealPlayer.
The advisory comes after the project's servers were found to have been hacked.
Between 220,000 and 500,000 members' Social Security numbers, birth dates, medical information, and addresses were stored on dozens of disks swiped from the insurer's Chattanooga, Tenn. call center.
Government steps up defense of Internet policy in comments to state news agency as more sites come under attack.
The company is adding voiceprint identification biometrics support to its authentication services.
Version 3.6 of the open source browser is more stable and secure than the previous version.
The company has released a cumulative critical patch for Internet Explorer.
The security and stability update addresses three critical vulnerabilities.
The university took its network down for several days in response to a virus outbreak.
The update includes more than 150 significant improvements.
A router malfunction recently brought down the California Department of Motor Vehicle's network.
The flaw allows attackers to compromise vulnerable systems remotely.
Who's at risk from virtual DOS vulnerability?
According to ScanSafe, there's been a 55 percent increase in illegal MP3 and software download attempts over the last three months.
The intrusion prevention system has been updated to support a 20 Gbit/sec clustered model.
A federal judge has blocked class action allegations over Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage software.
The company is alleging gross negligence over a recent DNS records hack.
The company has patched two critical security holes in Shockwave.
The German government's warning against using Internet Explorer has boosted competing browsers.
The Web sites of a number of Network Solutions' hosting customers were recently defaced.
The company plans to switch to end-to-end encryption for payment transactions.
Yet another flaw is found in technology aimed at fixing DNS's own flaws. Should we worry?
Symantec security researchers found that 33 of the top 100 search results from "Massachusetts senate race results" took users to malicious sites.
The updates patch the recently discovered hole in D-Link routers' Home Network Administration Protocol.
The new service is designed to prevent Google from tracking an individual's searches and site visits.
Despite French and German plans to do so, the UK government will not issue a warning about Internet Explorer vulnerabilities.
The update patches at least a dozen serious vulnerabilities.
The company will delete all IP addresses logging by its servers for Bing search queries after six months.
The company has filed a dozen patent applications for a sophisticated approach to the issue.
The new version offers a new interface and an overhauled feature set.
According to Israeli programmer Shlomi Narkolayev, browsers are still unable to protect users from attack.
The U.S. government plans to deliver an official protest over the cyberattacks.
Developer Travis Goodspeed has warned of a vulnerability in the wireless protocol.
The company is investigating the possibility that Chinese employees may have been involved in attacks on its network.
Chinese news reports are offering limited if any coverage of last week's cyberattack on Google.
Hackers have been sending malicious PDF files to military contractors.
Some customers have been able to log into the wrong Facebook account on their mobile phones.
The Web site for The Jewish Chronicle was recently defaced by hackers.
A Gartner report says currently security measures are no longer sufficient to protect online banking systems.
Microsoft is trying to move the needle in the online privacy debate by purging IP addresses after six months.
Cornel Ionut Tonita could face up to five years in prison.
Cornel Ionut Tonita could face up to five years in prison.
A system of shared passwords may have exposed the private data of 1.2 million customers.
The company says Yahoo's statement of support for Google was "reckless."
The code used in recent attacks on Google, Adobe and other companies has been released.
The flaw was the result of an input validation error.
The CPAN Testers' server has been aggressively scanned by 20-30 bots every few seconds.
Customs and Border Protection agents have searched over 1,500 electronic devices at the U.S. border.
The vulnerability could allow attackers to tap in to communications traveling over power grids' wireless mesh networks.
The law firm representing Solid Oak Software in a lawsuit against the Chinese government has been targeted in an attack.
McAfee researchers reports that the recent attacks on Google and Adobe took advantage of an unpublicized vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
The state's attorney general says the company failed to secure private medical records and financial information.
Hackers recently replaced the home page for the open source platform.
The Pentagon hacker's possible extradition will be delayed until at least April.
The Linux-based penetration testing arsenal has been updated to Version 4 Final Release.
Former pizza delivery man Renukanth Subramaniam is said to have joined the cybercrime forum on its first day of operation.
The security firm has become disillusioned with foot-dragging by vendors when confronted by vulnerabilities.
Security firm says its sources believe the cyber attack came from 'intelligence entities' operating in the People's Republic of China.
Lesson: don't store customers' online credentials on accessible servers.
The Trojans cause infected handsets to send SMS messages to high-cost numbers.
The Better Business Bureau and the FBI are both warning of scams tied to the catastrophe.
The service allows parents to monitor and control their children's cell phone activities.
Google plans to make HTTPS access the default option for Gmail.
The action is a result of collaborative effort between Neustar and ISPs.
The company will be offering its users a six-month trial of McAfee's Internet Security Suite.
The cipher was broken using a related-key attack.
ABI Research report projects a $4 billion market for mobile security by 2014.
A hacker last month infiltrated a server hosting the online banking system of Suffolk County National Bank in New York, putting 8,000-plus customers' login information at risk.
All three companies released security updates this week.
The mistake was blamed on human error.
The company has confirmed the presence of bugs in the version of Flash bundled with Windows XP.
The group recently took down Chinese search engine Baidu.com.
Matthew Simpson, owner of Core IP Networks, is one of 19 people charged in the case.
Versions 1.9.7, 1.8.5 and 1.7.9 of the open source Zend Framework have been released.
Mark Zuckerberg made the statement at the 2009 Crunchies Awards in San Francisco.
Two companies announce exclusive partnership, custom security tools to shore up social network.
The organization says the TSA is overstating the privacy protections used for the devices in U.S. airports.
State governor Martin O'Malley wants Maryland to become the U.S. epicenter for cybersecurity.
A warning that Facebook may start charging $4.99 a month is being used to lure users to pages containing malware.
The announcement was made in response to the Christmas Day bombing attempt on a U.S. airplane.
The chat client has been updated to address a vulnerability.
Alureon, Cutwail and Rustock were the most prevalent rootkits of 2009.
A phishing app disguised as a mobile banking solution was smuggled onto the Android Market.
SourceSec warns that many D-Link routers have a flawed implementation of the Home Network Administration Protocol.
The company has apologized to the Chinese Writers Association for scanning the group's books without permission.
The company will pay Visa credit and debit card issuers up to $60 million.
The company will release an update on Tuesday.
Dino Dai Zovi says Google's Chrome sets the standard for browser security.
The vulnerability is a potential buffer overflow error.
The companies have joined Kingston Technology in warning of vulnerabilities in their flash drives.
The denial of service attack was traced to Latvia.
Over 400 members of the British police have been disciplined or dismissed for misuse of computers.
An update will change the way that SSL-enabled software renegotiates encrypted sessions.
The update patches two vulnerabilities affecting Illustrator CS3 and Illustrator CS4.
The company has discovered a new malware variant targeting vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.2.
Tuesday's single patch is rated critical for Windows security--the highest level of Microsoft's four-tier security threat severity scale--only for Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4).
Erroll Southers was censured by the FBI two decades ago for improperly accessing an FBI criminal database.
Both companies will release critical updates next Tuesday.
An international team has broken the key.
The update drops custom XML tagging technology from the software.
The German company's DNS service was almost brought down by the attack.
The update patches two vulnerabilities.
Harvard Business School assistant professor Ben Edelman is calling on Google to sever ties with InfoSpace.
Samy Kamkar has demonstrated a simple way to penetrate hardware firewalls.
Company CEO Joshua Perrymon was able to get a spoofed message around filters 100 percent of the time.
Under a pilot program, Kaiser Permanente and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are currently sharing patient electronic health records.
The test will be used to assess how well banks, payment processors and retailers can handle the threats.
Computer security is quickly becoming one of the hottest jobs in the U.S.
The company says its gateway routers could be forced to reboot by Internet packets with maliciously formed TCP options.
The update addresses several bugs.
Hackers recently placed Mr. Bean's face on Spain's official web site.
The company's Endpoint Protection Manager server product is marking signature updates issued in 2010 as out of date.
Sunbelt Software reports that Trojans comprised 18.7 percent of all attacks in December 2009.
Security researcher Samy Kamkar has demonstrated an attack that determines a Web user's exact location with GPS coordinates.
The Shadowserver Foundation and the Conficker Working Group say that nearly a million Conficker-infected computers disappeared on January 1.
The FBI and the New York State Police are investigating the online theft.
Solid Oak Software has filed a $2.2 billion lawsuit alleging that code was stolen from its Cybersitter content filter program.
A year 2010 bug has rendered approximately 30 million German debit and credit cards unusable.
A new scam targets customers of online pharmacies.
The company has asked users to return affected models for a factory update.
The acquisition will expand EMC's portfolio into risk management and policy enforcement for ongoing compliance projects.
The company is developing a new mechanism to patch security holes without requiring any end user action.
The breach may have affected up to 130,000 current and former students.
The attack is unusually hard to detect, according to analysis from Virus Total.
Security researcher has uncovered cross-site scripting vulnerabilities that could be used to steal cookies and session IDs.
No updates have been made to Apple's new malware blocker in the almost six months since its launch.
A man who stole an X-Box 360 was caught when the console signed itself in automatically.
Alan Claridge of Evansville, Ind., alleges that the company failed to protect its users' data.
Bloggers Steven Frischling and Chris Elliott, who posted leaked TSA security guidelines, have both received subpoenas.
In its first annual audit, the Network Advertising Initiative found "no compliance deficiencies" in terms of privacy and data handling.
The deDECTed.org project has cracked the DECT standard's encryption code.
Big Blue integrates static analysis into Rational following the acquisition of Ounce Labs.
Qin Liu and Sebastien Sauge have demonstrated a method for eavesdropping on a secure quantum key distribution.
Felix "FX" Lindner has developed a tool that analyzes and cleans up Flash code to prevent security holes from being exploited.
The spam filter includes a rule defining any year past 2009 as "grossly in the future."
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