An annual review of global security threats identifies the U.S. and Canada as the primary source of malware attack focus.
A study of how 31 popular open-source code libraries were downloaded over the past 12 months found that more than a third of the 1,261 versions of these libraries had a known vulnerability and about a quarter of the downloads were tainted.
Symantec this week put the focus on its mobile security strategy by planning to buy Nukona.
Researchers at Kaspersky tracked down a Trojan malware that was signed with a stolen digital certificate, now disabled.
The Internal Revenue Service isn't doing such a great job of protecting its key financial and tax-processing systems, according to the GAO.
They're out there, say security researchers, who are trying to catch them.
Companies are grappling with the question of whether and how to let employees use their own smartphones and tablets at work.
Startup CrowdStrike made its debut this week, promising to have a security product out by the second quarter that will target the so-called advanced persistent threat (APT) problem in which stealthy intruders infiltrate networks to steal sensitive data for business or political reasons.
Every sport has its fans, and the Phoenix Suns basketball team is finding that use of social networking has become one of the main ways to keep in touch with its fan base -- though it can get dicey when basketball fans across the NBA go a little wild before big games.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn and others are partnering with financial institutions as DMARC to educate customers about online scams.
It was another busy week for hactivists attacking the online targets of their ire.
Encryption keys on smartphones can be stolen using a technique involving radio waves, says one of the world's foremost crypto experts.
Though wariness about the perceived lack of security in cloud-based services is often voiced, there are some situations where the opposite is the case.
Articles by Ellen Messmer