The IEEE’s Center for Secure Design’s new guidance for software architects called “Avoiding the Top 10 Software Security Design Flaws” debuted this week.
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GameOver Zeus and Sality banking malware infections are rampant in emerging countries such as Turkey where older, unpatched computers are prevalent, and security awareness is low.
Verizon announced Tuesday it will soon begin using QR codes to allow users to log in to sites and programs in its Universal Identity Services portfolio.
Popular websites TMZ and Java.com are among a handful serving malicious ads redirecting visitors to the Angler Exploit Kit.
The 2014 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly takes a look back at Heartbleed and how organizations were affected by it.
Netflix engineers released two new application security tools to open source this week, a continuing effort from the streaming services company.
Google has fixed 50 security vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser, including a critical string of bugs that can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code outside of the browser’s sandbox. This is one of the larger batches of fixes that Google has produced for Chrome recently. The company releases frequent updates for the browser and often[...]
Mozilla is set to add a feature to its mobile Firefox OS that will give users the ability to revoke any application’s permissions on a granular basis. Firefox OS is the open source operating system that Mozilla built for smartphones. The software runs on a variety of devices from manufacturers such as Alcatel, ZTE and[...]
Sony’s PlayStation Network is back online following a bizarre series of events over the weekend involving a large-scale DDoS attack and a bomb threat against a commercial airline.
The developers behind Akeeba fixed an outstanding issue this week that could have let anyone download users’ site backups, passwords and user lists.