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.
Articles by Ellen Messmer