Don't-Miss Stories

Shellshock probing led Yahoo attackers to a different bug

The bug has now been fixed and user data was not at risk, the company said

Security researchers release 'unpatchable' tools that make USB drives malicious

The tools can be used to modify the firmware on USB flash drives in order to infect computers with malware.

iPad Air

Is that used iPad stolen? Apple creates tool for would-be buyers to check

The tool will help prospective buyers of used iPhones and iPads to determine if the devices were lost or stolen

true image 2015 2

Acronis True Image 2015 review: Easy to use, at last

A long-time contender for the best backup-software crown, True Image nearly gets its interface act together.

QNAP TurboNAS TS-251

Shellshock attacks target QNAP's NAS boxes, FireEye says

A backdoor gives hackers full control over the NAS device, according to the security vendor

OpenVPN servers can be vulnerable to Shellshock Bash vulnerability

Some OpenVPN configuration options open remote attack vectors for Bash vulnerabilities, the VPN provider warns.

mobile privacy

Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

The program is related to an Android one that seeks to spy on activists, Lacoon Mobile Security said

Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000 (and sometimes more)

The company says it will even break that ceiling for outstanding reports.

encryption security lock 100052900 large

Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI. But will Silicon Valley care?

microsoft store 1

Need help? Microsoft Stores offer free tech support, PC tune-ups, malware removal

If you've got a problem with your PC. The Microsoft Store may be able to fix it for you for free.