Google recently removed five bogus wallpaper applications from its Play marketplace after they were found sneakily mining Bitcoins.
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UPDATE – Viber, a messaging and VoIP application similar to WhatsApp, is in the middle of patching a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to view sensitive information shared between users like images, videos and location information.
A vulnerability in NetSupport Manager could yield sensitive configuration settings and lead to compromise.
Developers who produce apps intended for use on internal networks at government agencies are getting a vetting process of their own called AppVet.
A slew of old AOL email accounts were hacked over the weekend to send spam to other users.
Amidst all of the fallout related to Heartbleed, Oracle is doing its best to keep users apprised of its efforts to patch any and all software that may be vulnerable to the OpenSSL issue.
The arts and crafts retail chain Michaels confirmed yesterday that most of its U.S. stores were breached for eight months and that the payment card information of nearly 3 million of its customers may have been compromised.
Researchers published a video this week demonstrating that Samsung’s latest entry in the smartphone arena, the Galaxy S5, is vulnerable to a hack that as crude as may seem involves lifting and copying fingerprints to trick the phone’s sensor.
A Federal court struck down Lavabit’s appeal today, affirming contempt sanctions against the now-shuttered secure email provider that was forced to release SSL keys to the FBI.
French hardware company LaCie announced it sustained a yearlong data breach that could put at risk the information of anyone who’s purchased a product off their website during that time.