Eight giant technology companies have formed an alliance called Reform Government Surveillance, calling for an end to bulk data collection of Internet activity.
While Microsoft patched five critical vulnerabilities today, including the GDI+ zero day, experts urge a close look at an “important” patch addressing an ASLR bypass.
Telecommunications giant AT&T is under fire by privacy advocates this week after recently acknowledging that it will not publicly disclose any of its dealings with the National Security Agency.
Adobe published two bulletins, resolving a pair of vulnerabilities in the Shockwave and Flash players.
Mozilla has released a major new version of Firefox, which includes fixes for more than a dozen security vulnerabilities as well as an important change that makes all Java plugins click-to-play be default. This feature prevents those plugins from running automatically on Web pages, which helps protect users against some Web-based attacks.