Microsoft announced Thursday that it plans to release four bulletins next week as part of the year’s first batch of Patch Tuesday security updates, none of which are rated critical.
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OpenSUSE forums have been taken offline after hackers exploited a vulnerability in the forums’ vBulletin implementation to access a database and steal email addresses.
A Cambridge University study examined the effectiveness of malware warnings, and urged those alerts be overhauled and written in concrete, specific language.
Hackers exploited a previously disclosed vulnerability in the popular photo sharing application Snapchat and leaked 4.6 million of the service’s usernames and partial phone numbers online yesterday.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is highly vulnerable to intrusions and data breaches after an audit discovered “significant deficiencies” in the FEC’s IT security program.
Adobe warned customers Friday about a new rash of phishing attacks “purporting to deliver license keys for a variety of Adobe offerings.”
The attackers behind the Cryptolocker ransomware have infected between 200,000 and 250,000 systems to date worldwide and appear to have earned around $30 million in ransom so far.
Developers at Debian today informed users still clinging to Iceape that they are cutting the cord and will stop supplying the software with security updates.
Google has patched a previously disclosed issue in its Nexus line of phones that could have opened a user up to a nasty series of SMS-based denial of service attacks.
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.