Data breaches rose 49 percent last year, says a study. And hackers are changing their priorities from short-term spending sprees with stolen card info to long-term mischief with your identity.
From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.
While Gmail's new policy of automatically loading images by default may have some people excited, it comes at a security sacrifice.
Whether they're jamming crushed Altoids mints into screw holes or prepping themselves to swallow Micro SD cards, some travelers are now going to extreme lengths to defend against foreign snoops.
New bug-fixing deadline for software makers will mean quicker turnaround time on releasing security patches and better protection for consumers and corporations, experts say.
Critics say researcher should have given Microsoft more time before disclosing a hole affecting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 and releasing code to exploit it.
Exploits are released based on a recent TIFF image-rendering flaw.
Researchers rap Apple for mishandling flaws and kick off a "month of kernel bugs" by publishing an exploit for a new Mac Wi-Fi bug.
special report Squeezed between corporate security experts and hell-bent hackers, so called grey hat hackers are finding themselves on the wrong side of the law.
The much-vaunted security of Microsoft's next-generation Web services platform is good, but the company still has some kinks to iron out, says a Digital Defense analyst.