The security flaw could allow attackers to install malware able to survive hardware formatting.
By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.
Priced at $80 elsewhere, this brand new activity-tracker comes with three colored bands and doubles as a smartwatch.
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.
A researcher claims software installed on many smartphones could be used to obtain sensitive information on users. Carriers deny the possibility.
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.
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.