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HP TippingPoint, the long-time organizer of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, has revamped the challenge for the second year running and will offer cash awards exceeding half a million dollars, more than five times the amount paid out last year.
Another previously unpublicized flaw in Java threatens the security of millions of PCs that may still have the application running on it.
Adobe released security patches for its ColdFusion application server on Tuesday, addressing four critical vulnerabilities that have been actively exploited by attackers since the beginning of January.
DefenseCode said it discovered the firmware flaw and reported it to Cisco 'months ago.'
For a change here's good news for BlackBerry maker Research in Motion. Monitoring-software vendor SpectorSoft today announced its first software support for BlackBerry in the enterprise.
This piece of malware has been stealing data from diplomatic, government, and scientific research computer networks for more than five years.
Recurring security flaws result in a succession of threats and patches, and it may be too late to fix the existing code, a security expert suggests. Oracle has lost control of code for programming language and should simply rewrite it from scratch, he says.
A Google security certificate was compromised, and although the error was caught and its usage is blocked, the breach is the latest sign that the widely used web security system may need revamping.
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Rootkits are particularly insidious and hard to eradicate. A tool like GMER—one that is dedicated to detecting and removing rootkits—is often a better way to handle a suspected rootkit infection.
Google has taken steps to close potential security holes created by a fraudulent certificate for its google.com domain, discovered in late December.
How to enjoy better online security, faster PC performance, and lower technology prices in the year ahead.
Stolen social security numbers. Erased online identities. Pilfered payment information, and even hacked hotel locks. Yep, 2012 was a banner year for the bad guys.
Cyber extortionists shilling "ransomware" have upped the ante by pushing users' panic buttons with claims that their malware will wipe hard drives, a security firm said Monday.