Don't-Miss Security Stories
U.S. President Barack Obama is seeking the help of tech companies to help combat terrorism, which he described as entering a new phase of terror threats.
FireEye says it has discovered a type of malware designed to steal payment card data that can be very difficult to detect and remove.
Mark Hachman discovered that the open box tablet he purchased still was keyed to a prior account. Don't make the same mistake.
Pawn Storm has adopted new tools in an ongoing attack campaign against defense organizations with the goal of defeating network isolation policies.
An ongoing attack campaign combines a very effective password stealer, the most widespread exploit kit, called Angler, and the latest version of the infamous CryptoWall file-encrypting ransomware program.
A three-year-old vulnerability in a software component used in millions of smart TVs, routers and phones still hasn't been patched by many vendors, posing a risk, according to Trend Micro.
Microsoft said Thursday it aided law enforcement agencies in several regions to disrupt a four-year-old botnet called Dorkbot, which has infected one million computers worldwide.
Let's Encrypt, the project offering free digital certificates for websites, is now issuing them more broadly with the launch of a public beta on Thursday.
The OpenSSL Software Foundation has released new security patches, but for branches 0.9.8 and 1.0.0 these will likely be the last security updates.
A group of sophisticated attackers are breaking into the networks of small and medium-size businesses worldwide with the goal of infecting their point-of-sale systems with malware.
The much-lauded encryption app Signal has launched a beta program for a desktop version of the app.
The U.S. and China have reached an agreement on how to begin cooperating on cybersecurity, an issue that has caused high tension between the two nations over the last few years.
Cisco's WebEx Meetings application for Android had a vulnerability that allowed potentially rogue applications to hijack its permissions.
Symantec has seen a curious fusing of two pernicious online threats, which could cause a big headache if encountered by users.
Educational toy maker VTech said Wednesday that 11.6 million accounts were affected by a mid-November cyberattack, including those of 6.4 million kids