Mal/JavaJar-B is a cross-platform exploit of a new zero-day vulnerability in the latest Java runtimes.
Emergency software update repairs vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
It's a low-threat malware package that won't hurt iOS or MacOS but may pop Windows users who manage the app in their iTunes account.
Internal Homeland Security document indicates a program to predict criminal intent is being tested on members of the public, raising questions about whether it's a bit too close to a real-life Minority Report.
Hackers are frequently assumed to have Asperger's syndrome. Psychologists set out to see if this assumption might be true and studied HOPE and Defcon attendees over 10 years.
On today's show, Apple responds to the Mac Defender concerns with a support forum and a promised OS X update, Google may announce mobile payments via NFC as early as tomorrow (Thursday), and Facebook might launch a music service with Spotify (but no, not in the U.S. -- yet). Also, TiVo makes tons of money from suing people and Brian Tong bids a teary farewell to Oprah. --Molly
Drudge says a Senate committee has falsely accused the conservative news aggregation site of spreading malware, but a CNET reader says it's true.
It's not entirely clear what is forcing Steve Jobs to curtail his day-to-day activities at Apple to recuperate from health issues.
roundup The Conficker worm is keeping security experts on their toes, trying to scope out exactly how and when it might strike.
iPhoto 4.0.1: Privileges fix; blurriness