It seems that British Intelligence's passwords are kept in plain text -- complete with username, all non-encrypted. Ergo, not so secure.
Using a simple technique, a researcher creates a benign botnet to survey the breadth of the Internet, and finds a back door flung wide open and beckoning the bad guys.
One problem that may occur when logging in to OS X is an error warning that mentions insecure startup items.
Many home PC users find the most effective approach to Web security is simply combining always-on malware protection and software updates with an always-cautious mindset.
We compare three patch-management utilities that identify applications on your PC for which updates are available: CNET TechTracker, Secunia Personal Software Inspector, and Sumo.
The breach exposed names and e-mail addresses of customers of many major U.S. companies and could lead to a rise in targeted phishing attacks.
A breach of the Internet's trust system arises from an outmoded method for assuring that a Web site is authentic, and it has browser makers rethinking their approach to security.
Research In Motion faces a challenge in the business market, as workers force companies to rethink which devices they support, and the BlackBerry's vaunted security becomes less unique.
The cybersecurity conference in San Francisco brings together hackers and security professionals to decode the latest threats to the digital world.
A few users who have installed Snow Leopard on their systems have run into a problem where upon logging in the system claims the "Startup Items" folder is insecure and items from this folder will not be used.