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Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app
Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to...
Oracle identifies products affected by Heartbleed, but work remains on fixes
Oracle has issued a comprehensive list of its software that may or may not be affected by the OpenSSL (secure sockets layer) vulnerability known as...
VMware promises Heartbleed patches for affected products by the weekend
VMware started patching its products against the critical Heartbleed flaw that puts encrypted communications at risk, and plans to have updates ready...
TrueCrypt source code audit finds no critical flaws or intentional backdoors
The source code of TrueCrypt, a popular disk encryption tool, is not the most polished work of programming, but it has no critical flaws or...
Google patches Android icon permissions attack
Google has issued a patch for an attack that could lead an Android user to a phishing site, according to security vendor FireEye.
Jetpack for WordPress pushes patch for two year-old flaw
The developers behind Jetpack, one of WordPress' most popular plugins, have patched a serious flaw introduced in 2012 that would enable an...
Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key
Four researchers working separately have demonstrated a server's private encryption key can be obtained using the Heartbleed bug, an attack...
US charges nine with distributing Zeus malware
The U.S. Department of Justice has brought charges against nine alleged members of a criminal organization that distributed the Zeus Trojan used to...
Google amps up fight against malicious apps with enhanced Android security
Google is boosting Android security safeguards to better detect potentially harmful apps throughout their life cycle.
Security update for BlackBerry 10 OS fixes remote code execution vulnerability
BlackBerry released a security update for its BlackBerry 10 OS to address a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute...
Microsoft to start blocking adware that lacks easy uninstall
Microsoft has toughened its criteria for classifying programs as adware and gave developers three months to conform with the new principles or risk...
Users face serious threat as hackers take aim at routers, embedded devices
Home routers and other consumer embedded devices are plagued by basic vulnerabilities and can't be easily secured by non-technical users, which...
Sality malware, growing old, takes on a new trick
A botnet that was slowly shrinking has taken on a new trick: brute-forcing routers set to easy-to-guess credentials.
Researchers publicly disclose vulnerabilities in Oracle Java Cloud Service
Security researchers released technical details and proof-of-concept code for 30 security issues affecting Oracle's Java Cloud Service, some of...
Hacked passwords can enable remote unlocking, tracking of Tesla cars
Tesla Motors accounts are protected only by simple passwords, making it easy for hackers to potentially track and unlock cars, according to a...
'Coinkrypt' malware mines cryptocurrencies on Android
A malicious software program for Android that mines lesser-known cryptocurrencies could cause phones to overheat, a mobile security company warned...
Gameover malware targets accounts on employment websites
A new variant of the Gameover computer Trojan is targeting job seekers and recruiters by attempting to steal log-in credentials for Monster.com and...
New BitCrypt ransomware variant distributed by bitcoin stealing malware
A new variant of a malicious program called BitCrypt that encrypts files and asks victims for bitcoin payments is being distributed by a computer...
Rogue apps could exploit Android vulnerability to brick devices, researchers warn
A vulnerability in Android that was publicly disclosed in mid-March could be exploited by malicious applications to force devices into an endless...
AirMagnet breaks new ground in wireless spectrum analysis
Everyone needs a Wi-Fi spectrum analyzer, but there are times when analyzing cellular spectrum is also essential. Fluke Networks' new AirMagnet...