Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp was approved by the Federal Trade Commission late last week, but not without a stern privacy-related warning from the agency.
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Cisco patched a quartet of vulnerabilities this week in one of its core operating systems and is looking into the potential impact of this week’s Heartbleed vulnerability.
Adobe released updates for both its Flash Player and AIR software yesterday, patching four critical vulnerabilities, including one that was exposed at last month’s Pwn2Own hacking competition.
As expected, Microsoft issued its final epitaph for Windows XP today, pushing out four security bulletins for 11 vulnerabilities, including the last updates it will address in the oft maligned, thirteen-year-old operating system.
Yet another variant of the Zeus banking Trojan has surfaced; this one comes disguised as an Internet Explorer document and is signed with an authentic digital certificate.
Microsoft has announced it will change the way it classifies adware by beginning to block unwanted and intrusive advertisements from users.
U.S. regulators are warning banks about a recent rash of ATM fraud and the ongoing risks DDoS attacks targeting public websites can pose.
Upset with the vulnerability handling process at Oracle, researchers yesterday disclosed over two dozen issues with the company’s Java Cloud Service platform.
Some versions of Philips internet-enabled SmartTVs are vulnerable to cookie theft and an array of other tricks that abuse a lax WiFi setting.
Researchers are in the midst of rolling out a secure new platform for building web applications that can protect confidential data from being stolen in the event that attackers gain full access to the servers.