Guangdong's watchdog has placed Apple on a "company integrity" blacklist because of after-care and policy concerns.
Microsoft fixes 15 holes in Windows, Office, and other software, and blacklists six more root certificates. Also, Adobe issues critical security updates for Reader and Acrobat.
Successful attacks require recipients of phishing e-mails to open an HTML attachment and fill out a form before data is sent to a compromised Web server for harvesting.
Start-up launched by ex-Googlers is offering a free alert service for when sites are blacklisted for hosting malware, as well as a fee-based malware-monitoring service.
Google blacklists BMW
After programmer in Finland discovers and publishes part of a secret blacklist of supposedly illegal sites, the government adds his Web site to the list.
The previously-announced "Supervised Users" option moves into Google Chrome beta, and two Chrome security engineers begin work on a "paranoid mode."
The company will roll out eight bulletins tomorrow designed to patch 23 security holes found among Windows, Internet Explorer, Silverlight, and the .NET framework.
The search and software giant's tax avoidance is being investigated by governments in France, the U.K., Italy, and Australia, Bloomberg reports.
Stung by a cyberattack that caused it to issue fake online security certificates for hundreds of companies, the Dutch certificate authority is closing for business.