In a new filing today, the Environmental Protection Agency notified Volkswagen that it found software designed to defeat emissions testing in seven models using a 3-liter diesel engine.
US Environmental Protection Agency will use random spot checks to expose technologies that may allow cars to skirt emissions standards.
In an open letter to the automaker and an official release, the EPA claims that VW's diesels aren't as clean as you'd think.
From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.
After a Turkish Internet certificate authority "mistakenly" issues two unauthorized e-documents used to verify Web site authenticity, another organization creates a fraudulent certificate that could let it impersonate various Google sites. Browser makers have responded.
The search giant reveals several unauthorized digital certificates were issued for Google domains, potentially putting Internet users at risk.
In rare move that highlights severity of security hole in popular Internet Explorer, US Computer Emergency Readiness Team and UK counterpart say some IE users may want to "consider employing an alternate browser" till flaw is patched.
Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.
Instead of blocking bad stuff at individual computers, Metacert will filter out sites it identifies as nasty across your entire home network. Larry Magid talks with CEO Paul Walsh.
A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.