File sharing apps full of security flaws – even from Apple App Store

A file sharing application may be a quick and handy way to get a file from point A to point B – but it may also be riddled with gaping security holes, according

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Candice So

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin help criminals launder money, McAfee report finds

With the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Second Life’s Linden dollars, it’s not just early adopters swapping their physical cash for Internet bits and bytes. A lot of criminals are taking

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Candice So

Building a spy phone is as easy as injecting malware into Android apps

Kevin McNamee stands in front of his laptop on a low stage, a phone in his hand as he scrolls through a program showing his phone’s screen, magnified on a projector screen beside

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Candice So

Adobe’s server hacked, making data of 2.9 million customers accessible

Adobe Systems Inc. is reporting one of its servers has been hacked, with attackers getting a look at the customer IDs and encrypted passwords of as many as 2.9 million users. In a

Published on: October 4th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft fixes IE flaw being hit by attackers

Microsoft today patched three vulnerabilities in Windows, one that could be exploited by attackers who dupe users into visiting a malicious Web site. The company also debuted a new defensive measure to help

Published on: January 12th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

2011 security predictions: Web attacks, social engineering and mobile nightmare

Aside from the festivities of the holidays, one thing that always makes December special is the combination of reflecting on the year gone by, and looking ahead to what the next year might

Published on: December 6th, 2010 Tony Bradley

700 reasons why air traffic control systems may be hacked

A government audit has found more than 760 high-risk vulnerabilities in Web applications used to support Air Traffic Control (ATC) operations around the country.The flaws, which were discovered in 70 Web applications tied

Published on: May 11th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan