After years of saying that the company didn’t need a bug bounty program, Microsoft is starting one. The company today will announce the start of a new program that will pay security researchers up to $100,000 for serious vulnerabilities and as much as $50,000 for new defensive techniques that help protect against those flaws.
As many as 65 websites have been compromised and are hosting malicious ads redirecting visitors to websites hosting the ZeroAccess Trojan.
Researchers in Germany discovered a weakness in how iOS generates default passwords for mobile hotspots.
Saying that inaccurate media reports about the PRISM program have damaged the company’s reputation, Google has asked the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for permission to publish the number of requests the company gets for user data under various parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Citing the First Amendment, Google’s lawyers say that there is[...]
Oracle released 40 patches on Tuesday for Java, most of them fixing remotely executable vulnerabilities in the browser plug-in.