A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.
The company says two vulnerabilities are being actively exploited and recommends that Windows and Mac OS X users of the browser plug-in update their systems immediately.
Next week's patches will shore up holes in Windows and Office, but a permanent fix for the latest bug in Internet Explorer is still in the works.
New vulnerability in Windows and Office could allow an attacker to take control of IE 6 and IE 7 systems, software maker says.
The newly formed duo can now detect, prevent, and resolve breaches -- this could have ramifications for security firm competitors and governments accused of spying on their citizens and allies.
The tech giant agrees to purchase security firm Trusteer with the formation of an Israeli cybersecurity software lab in mind.
Even without a security suite, Windows 8 is safer than Windows 7. Adding just about any third-party security suite makes it even safer, a new study finds.
Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.
Researchers say the latest version of Java is only in use by a dismal 5 percent of users, and many versions are months or years out of date -- just begging to be exploited.
New attacks exploit the Java plug-in as well as simply use Java to run locally when tricking users.