If you’re still wondering when the future will get here, stop looking to the skies for flying cars and look down at your iPhone the next time you walk into an Apple store. The company has just kicked off a new in-store tracking initiative that uses Bluetooth to push offers and notifications to customers as they wander through the aisles looking at Beats headphones and One Direction phone cases.
Eight giant technology companies have formed an alliance called Reform Government Surveillance, calling for an end to bulk data collection of Internet activity.
Microsoft’s takedown of the ZeroAccess botnet wasn’t a complete success. Experts point out that Microsoft targeted only the money-making aspects of the botnet, and that its communication protocol was untouched.
Google revoked digital certificates for some of its domains that had been fraudulently signed by an intermediate certificate authority with links to ANSSI, France’s cyber-defense agency.
As 2013 comes to a close, security experts are looking back at the major stories and developments of the year, including the Edward Snowden NSA leaks and major malware attacks. In this video, Vitaly Kamluk of Kaspersky Lab examines the biggest security news of 2013 and talks about the lasting effects they may have.
Microsoft’s crusade against botnets raged on yesterday as the Redmond, Washington-based computer giant and a coalition of law enforcement agencies and Internet security companies disrupted the notorious ZeroAccess botnet.
Siemens has patched a serious remotely exploitable vulnerability in its SINAMICS S/G ICS software that could enable an attacker to take arbitrary actions on a vulnerable installation without having to authenticate.
Microsoft’s advanced notification of its December 2013 Patch Tuesday security updates includes a patch for the TIFF zero day. Microsoft will release 11 bulletins, five of the critical.
Arbor Networks researchers report the discovery of two servers hosting Dexter and Project Hook point of sale malware.
Close to a half million Ucard users’ personal information may have been accessed in a breach at JP Morgan & Chase.