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Microsoft has started offering protection against potentially unwanted applications in its anti-malware products for enterprise customers.
Microsoft has updated several of its security tools to remove two digital certificates installed on some Dell computers that could compromise data.
A bug affecting some VPN services can be used to figure out a computer's real IP addresses, including those of BitTorrent users, which could pose a huge privacy and possibly a legal risk.
Users who have Dell Windows-based laptops, desktops, tablets and other devices that were bought before August should check if their systems have the self-signed eDellRoot certificate that can compromise their private communications.
Thousands of routers, modems, IP cameras, VoIP phones and other embedded devices share the same hard-coded SSH host keys or HTTPS server certificates.
Microsoft is adding a new opt-in defense for enterprises to block adware, which is often sneakily wrapped into free downloads.
The Dridex botnet, which targets financial credentials, appears to be gaining steam again, striking computers in the U.S., U.K. and France.
For the third time in less than six months PC manufacturer Lenovo has had to update the System Update tool pre-loaded on some of its products for security reasons.
Hilton Worldwide says it has identified and removed malware that targeted card payment systems at some of its hotels over a 17-week period from late 2014 to mid 2015.
A device built by legendary hacker Samy Kamkar calls into question the security of payment cards as the U.S. continues to grapples with card fraud.
After Dell confirmed that one of its support tools installed a dangerous self-signed root certificate and private key on computers, users discovered a similar certificate deployed by a different Dell tool.
In an attempt to provide a more streamlined remote support experience, Dell installed a self-signed root certificate and corresponding private key on its customers' computers, exposing users' encrypted communications to potential spying.
As China increasingly embraces payment cards over cash, Trend Micro is seeing an uptick in cybercriminal activity aimed at card fraud.
The fallout from a serious security mistake made by Dell is widening, as security experts find more issues of concern.
Users are reporting that some Dell laptops sold recently come preloaded with a self-signed root digital certificate that lets attackers sniff traffic to any secure website.