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Android's Jelly Bean aims to be hard to hack

Google's latest Android mobile OS comes with features to divert hackers from installing malware that leads to information leakage, buffer overflows, and memory vulnerabilities.

By Jul. 17, 2012


New Apple guide details iOS security features

Quietly released guide outlines the security architecture, encryption, and data protection features on the mobile operating system.

By Jun. 1, 2012


Microsoft defends IE8 following hacking contest

Microsoft stands behind the security and privacy of Internet Explorer 8 following a hacking contest that was able to exploit certain vulnerabilities in the browser.

By Mar. 29, 2010


French researchers demo attack on Chrome

Security experts say they were able to bypass several security measures in Chrome running on Windows.

By May. 9, 2011


New Internet Explorer weakness already exploited in attacks

Researchers say a previously unknown hole in IE has already been used to deliver a trojan in real-world attacks.

By Sep. 17, 2012


New zero-day vulnerabilities found in Adobe Flash Player

Something similar to the zero-day exploit recently discovered in Adobe's Reader and Acrobat tools has been found for its Flash Player as well.

By Dec. 9, 2011


IE8, Safari, iPhone, BlackBerry exploited in Pwn2Own contest

No efforts were made to attack Chrome, Firefox, Android, or Windows Phone 7 in the annual hacker contest at CanSecWest.

By Mar. 11, 2011


Virtual PC hole could lead to attacks, security firm says

Microsoft is downplaying the problem, but Core Security says the vulnerability could allow an attacker to bypass security defenses to compromise virtualized Windows systems.

By Mar. 16, 2010


Microsoft issues critical patch for Windows 7, Vista users

Microsoft issues light Patch Tuesday, with just one critical patch.

By Jul. 12, 2011


Snow Leopard could level security playing field

Security researchers say Apple's new Mac OS X security enhancements could give Mac users something to really brag about.

By Aug. 27, 2009