A researcher claims software installed on many smartphones could be used to obtain sensitive information on users. Carriers deny the possibility.
German firm G Data Security alleges that newly detected malware known as "Uroburos" was made by the Russian government.
Federal government security experts are increasingly uneasy about the threats to law enforcement from using older versions of the mobile OS.
The German government doles out common-sense advice on using Windows 8 and TPM 2.0 chips in conjunction, but it's distorted by some observers into wild claims of "back doors."
The Trojan used in the RSA breach of 2010 continues to target corporations and governments worldwide. Over 200 variants were recently discovered by researchers.
Gamers on a forum allege that Sony added a rootkit to its latest PlayStation 3 firmware update, version 3.56. So far, Sony hasn't responded to the claim.
Mobile and Mac malware burbles noxiously, data breaches and data mining will cause more havoc with your privacy, and the Web will continue to suffer the ignominy of poorly-written, Swiss-cheesed code as security experts predict lessons from 2012 go unlearned in 2013.
A data-harvesting rootkit is infecting systems in India, Iran, and Indonesia, according to security companies.
Defcon demo to show rootkit running on an Android-based smartphone that could give an intruder full access to all the functions of the device.
With possible ties to malware targeting Iran, the Flame spying software is seen as the latest cyber espionage attempt from a nation state.