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.
Quietly released guide outlines the security architecture, encryption, and data protection features on the mobile operating system.
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.
Security experts say they were able to bypass several security measures in Chrome running on Windows.
Researchers say a previously unknown hole in IE has already been used to deliver a trojan in real-world attacks.
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.
No efforts were made to attack Chrome, Firefox, Android, or Windows Phone 7 in the annual hacker contest at CanSecWest.
Microsoft is downplaying the problem, but Core Security says the vulnerability could allow an attacker to bypass security defenses to compromise virtualized Windows systems.
Microsoft issues light Patch Tuesday, with just one critical patch.
Security researchers say Apple's new Mac OS X security enhancements could give Mac users something to really brag about.