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Security Update 2011-003 finds and removes known variants of the malware.
The class action lawsuit seeks $200 million in damages.
The link takes users to a fake anti-virus page that tries to install the MacDefender Trojan on the user's computer.
Version 2.5.6 fixes several medium security issues.
LulzSec hackers defaced the PBS.org site and posted stolen company information online.
Up to 120,000 users may have been affected by the malware before the apps were removed.
Microsoft recently reported that 20,000 of the 420,000 downloads of its new Safety Scanner found malware on PCs.
Scammers stole names, addresses, Social Security numbers, mother's maiden names and more.
The company has reset passwords following a 'major internal computer network problem.'
YouTube tutorials can teach anyone how to hack someone's Facebook or Paypal account in less than 15 minutes.
According to Brian Krebs, victims are being directed to domains owned by the Russian payment processor.
Company director of security research Rik Ferguson says the operating system isn't as secure as it might appear to be.
A DHS official said the government's network intrusion detection system registered a total of 5.4 million 'hits' in 2010.
Hackers stole a wide range of sensitive data including certificate authority name, e-mail, fax, phone number and more.
Customer names, addresses and Vehicle Identification Numbers were accessed.
Version 11.0.696.71 fixes four security flaws.
The latest update of popular open source blogging platform gets improved security and dumps IE6 support.
Removing the need for a password is a significant advanced for the Mac Defender malware.
City officials wants more information on how the PlayStation Network was breached.
Version 3.1.3 fixes several security issues.
New software is able to defeat audio CAPTCHAs with a 41 to 89 percent success rate.
According to Symantec researchers, spammers have begun establishing their own fake URL shortening services.
Two employees say the company embedded easily readable social security numbers in workers' ID cards.
According to KnowBe4, employees in those sectors are most likely to click on links in phishing e-mails.
The e-mails appear to be timed to coincide with actual purchases from Apple's App Store.
The Trojan hides all files on the user's hard drive, then demands $79.50 to recover them.
The majority of the flaws are due to one specific vulnerability, according to researchers at Dimension Data.
Version 2.2.19 patches a denial of service vulnerability rated as moderately critical.
The attacks were carried out by the hacker groups Idahca and Lulz Sec.
Dillon Beresford says Siemens' claims that he was working under 'special laboratory conditions' and had 'unlimited access to protocols' aren't true.
The flaw enabled attackers to access a user's e-mails and contacts.
Codenomicon says the acquisition will expand its solutions for system analysis and situational awareness.
A hacker accessed e-mail accounts and stole customer rewards points from the Sony subsidiary.
The costs include identity theft protection for users, free games, and associated legal costs, according to the company.
Rodney Reed Caverly has been sentenced to 27 months in jail, and has been ordered to pay $419,310.90 in restitution.
Rishi Narang says the access token stored in the site's LEO_AUTH_TOKEN cookie doesn't appear to expire.
A day after the country's fighter jets bombed Libya, a military computer was compromised.
After an initial infection was cleaned, the site began serving malicious code again.
One of the company's servers has been used to host a phishing site.
Jay Rockefeller called the social network's use of only 100 employees to ensure that underage children aren't using the site 'completely indefensible.'
The CVRF is intended to standardize the reporting of security vulnerabilities.
New release of Red Hat's community Linux distro debuts new dynamic firewall technology that could revolutionize how we all secure our server and desktop infrastructures.
The amount of spam worldwide declined by 65.42 percent between April 2010 and April 2011.
Researchers say the increase will be driven by the growth in popularity of the Android operating system.
The company's chief security officer announced the plans at the Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam.
The Trojan was used to targeted the company's online billing page.
Joshua Long discovered that Apple is publishing outdated software.
Philip Reitinger says he's leaving the job to spend more time with his family.
Paul McLouglin received a suspended sentence for tricking victims into downloading password-stealing software.
Symantec will combine Clearwell's legal document analysis and archiving with its Enterprise Vault e-discovery software.
Websense uncovers 300% increase in hosted crimeware coming from our friends to the north.
Siemens and ICS-CERT had asked Dillon Beresford and Brian Meixell to cancel their presentation.
Version 11.11 patches a critical security flaw.
The Brazilian soccer star's Web site was recently defaced with anti-American messages.
The site offers a wide range of materials aimed at helping small businesses improve their cyber security.
The White House says military force will only be used when all other options are exhausted.
Sophos Mobile Control is designed to help IT departments protect all employee devices.
Hacker TinKode has published screenshots from an FTP server at Goddard Space Flight Center.
Purchaser Updata Partners plans to launch a new firm, provisionally called Total Defense, Inc.
Ben Grubb was arrested after writing an article on a demonstration of Facebook vulnerabilities.
The W32.QAKBOT virus infected computers at the Departments of Unemployment Assistance and Career Services.
While the vulnerability in patched in the newest version of the operating system, 99.7 of all Android devices run older versions.
According to a company executive, the service will be made available to consumers starting in 2012.
A denial of service attack recently caused connection problems.
The union's Web site is being hit by a denial of service attack as it prepares for its annual conference in Brighton.
The update adds new ways of avoiding detection by anti-virus solutions.
If it passes, SB 242 would have a significant impact on the privacy policies of all social networking sites.
Christopher Soghoian says Dropbox can access the contents of the files it stores, and doesn't encrypt all traffic to and from a mobile device.
Police found data for thousands of compromised payment cards on the teenagers' computers.
The site has been infecting visitors with malware, according to Zscaler researchers.
The iris-scanning device, the company claims, is unhackable.
The senators have asked the SEC to issue national guidelines on data breach disclosures.
The new features include two-factor authentication and warnings about malicious links.
Version 11.0.696.68 patches two vulnerabilities.
Hackers recently published almost 400 employees' names and passwords online.
The recommendations include the adoption of a federal statute regarding data breach notifications.
Latest Flash Player update fixes 11 security flaws and provides new privacy protection.
The company has released a patch to address the vulnerability.
The company has removed 11 apps containing suspicious code from the Android Market.
The Web sites for the game developer and its game Deus Ex were recently defaced.
The number of phishing attacks using social networking as a lure increased by 1,200 percent last year.
F-Secure researchers report that the newspaper's English language site has been infecting visitors with malware.
Version 2.2.18 patches a denial of service vulnerability.
As more obvious ways to rob users get blocked, sophisticated cybercriminals try a 'marketing' approach.
The company has removed approximately 7,200 PIN pads from its stores nationwide.
According to Trusteer, there are already confirmed fraud losses associated with Sunspot.
The WatchGuard XTM 2050 is designed for large enterprises and data centers.
The ICO says the £1,000 fine could have been £200,000 if the firm was still trading.
The acquisition is expected to close by the end of May.
The gang used a variant of the Gozi trojan to steal online banking credentials from 89 customers of Nordea Finland.
The solution is designed to help SMBs track down missing patches that provide significant security risks.
Thor Alexander Morris planned to hit at least 35 ATMs in the Houston area that were vulnerable to attacks.
Researchers say the bug may have provided access to millions of users' photos, profiles and other personal data.
A former member and IRC operator appears to have launched the attack.
Context Information Security's James Forshaw has noted two possible types of attacks.
Files containing the source code for the crimeware kit recently started to appear on various online forums.
Only 26 percent of websites adequately protect their visitors from malicious activity.
The company only has one 'critical' bug to patch for May's 'Patch Tuesday' drop, but it's still one that could bite IT departments.
Some sites are not confirming that the information passed through Attribute Exchange was signed.
The HomeSafe service provides customers with malware alerts and parental control tools.
Version 7.0.3 contains bug fixes for the update notification, as well as an important security fix.
The changes are intended to streamline information management and protection.
The flaw could allow an attacker to take control of a victim's computer.
Update 9.8.0-P1 closes a potential denial of service vulnerability.
The EFF says the Syrian government has replaced Facebook's security certificate with a forged one.
Open source vulnerability testing framework takes aim at Apple's iOS and improves overall performance for security researchers.
IncognitoRAT targets both Mac and Windows users.
The device allegedly enables store employees to capture screen shots, keystrokes and webcam pictures.
The incident is unrelated to the recent Epsilon breach.
Astaro provides integrated security offerings including VPN, firewall and intrusion prevention technology.
The hackers claim they already have access to some of the company's servers.
A file found on a Sony Entertainment server was named 'Anonymous,' and included the catchphrase, 'We are Legion.'
The update makes changes to the iOS crowd-sourced location database cache.
The group announced plans to attack New Zealand's government following the passage of an anti-piracy law.
The company will fix two vulnerabilities, including a critical flaw affecting Microsoft Windows.
The worker accessed customers' credit card data without authorization.
The company is telling its users to change their master passwords.
Both companies are required to implement information security programs and conduct regular security audits.
The messages, the FBI notes, will likely include a virus designed to steal information.
The vulnerabilities can allow attackers to access data and reconfigure devices.
The update blacklists nine digital certificates acquired by a hacker in March.
Chinese networking giant comes to the U.S. in joint venture with Symantec and drops a 'great wall' for network security.
Contestants' names, e-mail addresses, postal codes, phone numbers, and other data may have been accessed.
Forty-one percent of network and systems administrators say security breaches keep them up at night.
The malware strain used in the attack matches those used in previous attacks that came from North Korea.
Kevin Finisterre recently found he could view audio and video captured from equipment mounted on the cruiser's dashboard.
WhisperMonitor gives Android users the ability to control what each installed app can do.
The software, called MAC Defender, is being spread via SEO poisoning.
Personal information was stolen from customer accounts at Sony Online Entertainment.
The site was found to be serving malware on April 27 and 28.
Scammers are already leveraging the news of Osama Bin Laden's death.
Version 4.0.1 fixes two vulnerabilities.
The document provides an overview of what home users should be doing to keep their networks safe.
'Operation Iran' was launched on May 1.
The Weyland-Yutani BOT recently appeared on underground forums.
Magix AG has threatened Acidgen with a lawsuit for disclosing a buffer overflow vulnerability in the company's software.
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