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FireEye said Monday it has acquired Invotas, a company that develops a platform that helps administrators respond faster to security incidents.
When it comes to the problem of stopping errant drones, there's been a number of high-tech solutions. From radio jamming to laser beams to nets launched by other drones, but a group in The Netherlands is proposing a low-tech solution that's much more elegant.
Over 60 Android games hosted on Google Play had Trojan-like functionality that allowed them to download and execute malicious code hidden inside images.
A study from Harvard released Monday largely refutes claims that wider use of encryption in software products will hamper investigations into terrorism and crime.
The Chrome Web Store is more interested in pushing Chrome apps than giving users the best search results.
Cisco Systems has released security patches for flaws affecting a wide range of products, including for a critical vulnerability in its RV220W wireless network security firewalls.
A denial-of-service attack against HSBC in the U.K. left customers unable to access their accounts via the bank's online system.
LG has patched a security flaw in an application preinstalled on millions of its Android G3 smartphones that researchers found could be used to steal a variety of data.
The OpenSSL project has patched a problem in the cryptographic library but one that likely does not affect many popular applications.
An increasing number of iOS application developers use a technique that allows them to remotely modify the code in their apps without going through the official app store's review process, an action that poses security risks for users.
Google Chrome can mark unencrypted sites with a red "X," but only as an optional feature for now.
Google's VirusTotal service has added a new tool that analyzes firmware, the low-level code that bridges a computer's hardware and operating system at startup.
Next year, the Java browser plug-in, which is frequently the target of Web-based exploits, will be retired by Oracle.
A new Android ransomware app called Lockdroid.E is abusing system dialogs to hijack user clicks and grant itself administrator privileges.
Tails 2.0 is out with improved features, a new desktop shell, and an easier way for new users to install the OS.