More than half of US businesses still rely on conventional firewalls or intrusion prevention systems to shield themselves from the scourge of DDoS attacks, a survey by services firm Neustar has found.
The malware uses the "drive-by" approach from an ordinary website, a dangerous type of automatic attack more common to Windows Trojans.
McAfee antivirus founder John McAfee is reportedly taking legal advice after a raid on his Belize home by police resulted in the software entrepreneur's arrest.
Java has been spotted as a Mac weakness, partly because it isn't currently patched quickly by Apple and partly because its users leave their computers unprotected.
Mobile malware is extremely regional, which reflects the culture of businesses in different countries and the way mobile applications are offered.
The source of the Apple Mac Flashback Trojan was probably a large clutch of compromised US-based WordPress blog websites hijacked to push visitors to malware.
Cloud storage leader Dropbox might have serious competition at last. LogMeIn has announced the beta of its rival 'Cubby' service.
CEO Jim Balsillie urged shifting the company from its dependence on BlackBerry hardware in favor of a future built as much on outsourcing data as selling devices, it is revealed.
RIM's struggling BlackBerry remains the clear leader in mobile security with market share leader Android lagging badly, an analysis of the top four platforms reveals.
Trojan-style malware impersonates cops on an infected system and assesses a "fine" for accessing Internet porn or violent material.
In a spectacular protest against Internet censorship, hackers successfully deface hundreds of Chinese Government websites.
A tiny but motivated band of "hacktivists" are supplanting professional criminals as the biggest single data breach threat, an analysis of security issues reveals.
Cyber criminals must work harder to find and exploit new vulnerabilities, with better security during software development plus architectural improvements such as application sandboxing and swifter patching.
The Duqu Trojan, which some believe is a relative of the Stuxnet worm used to attack Iran, was partly programmed in Object-Oriented C (OOC).
The steady rollout of SSL for the world's most popular websites continues with the news Google's global search domains will be encrypted.