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.
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VMware released patches yesterday to fix a vulnerability that could have led to a privilege escalation in older Windows systems running in virtual environments.
Google is looking into a problem with the latest versions of Nexus smartphones that could force the devices to restart, lock or fail to connect to the Internet.
Websites using an older version of Ruby on Rails, including Kickstarter and UrbanSpoon, remain vulnerable to a vulnerability in the framework’s cookie storage mechanism.
Atrax, is an inexpensive crimeware kit that comes with a slew of capabilities including browser data extraction, Bitcoin mining and the capability to launch DDoS attacks.
The web hosting development site GitHub reset a number of users’ passwords and revoked a slew of security authorizations this week following a wave of brute-force attacks.
Developers behind the Angler Exploit Kit have added a new exploit over the last week that leverages a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Silverlight framework.
The developers behind OpenSSH acknowledged and fixed over the weekend that a memory corruption vulnerability exists in some builds of the main suite.
A new study from North Carolina State University has confirmed that when Android phone manufacturers customize devices with special preloaded software, apps and code it has a direct affect on the security of each device.
As promised, Yahoo formally kicked off its bug bounty program late last week, aiming to correct what many in the security industry viewed as misstep after handing out a paltry $12.50 credit to a researcher in September for discovering a cross-site scripting error.