The number of Web sites with hidden code for stealing passwords nearly tripled in the past year, as cybercriminals targeted legitimate sites for their cybertheft, according to new report.
Researchers say the latest version of Java is only in use by a dismal 5 percent of users, and many versions are months or years out of date -- just begging to be exploited.
Finjan report shows how cybercriminals offer "crimeware-as-a-service" and have a hierarchy like the mafia.
Microsoft and its allies seized control servers Friday in two states as part of an operation to not just stop the botnets but also to disrupt how criminals use them.
RSA discovers a half-million bank and credit card accounts compromised by the Sinowal Trojan that sneaks onto machines from Web sites and steals information.
Russian cybercriminals reportedly hacked into Citibank, stealing tens of millions of dollars and prompting an FBI investigation, says The Wall Street Journal.
Dan Kaminsky and others will make presentations to Microsoft employees at the company's eighth Blue Hat security conference.
People who try to capitalize on a false sense of insecurity only further damage the state of Internet security.
A new report on emerging threats cites a unique opportunity to design mobile device security properly.
Windows users are familiar with the fake anti-malware ruse, but this is the first time it's been targeted at the smaller Mac market. CNET tells you what MacDefender is and what it means for Macintosh users.