Google is bolstering its defenses against what it says is the number one complaint among Chrome users, the hijacking of browser settings by malicious code hidden in free downloads such as screensavers, games and video plugins.
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The attack on Yahoo that started with the theft of user credentials from a third-party database highlights the risk of sharing usernames and passwords across multiple websites.
Target's disclosure that credentials stolen from a vendor were used to break into its network and steal 40 million credit- and debit-card numbers highlights the fact that a company's security is only as strong as the weakest link in its supply chain.
A VPN bypass flaw discovered last week in Android Jelly Bean 4.3 also exists in the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, KitKat 4.4, Israeli researchers say.
Snapchat has demonstrated again its lack of understanding in building strong security to protect users of its popular mobile app for sharing photos.
Continuous, high-profile cyberattacks like the one against retailer Target could slow adoption of emerging technologies, resulting in a loss of as much as $3 trillion to the global economy, a study shows.
Hacker groups increasingly compromised industry websites in 2013 in an attempt to load malware onto the computers of employees of targeted companies and government agencies, a global threat report found.
President Barack Obama's new restrictions on the government's mass collection of American's phone data should mark the start, not the end, of reform in U.S. spying, privacy advocates say.
The U.S. National Security Agency has reportedly developed technology to commandeer computers even when they are off the Internet, and security experts warn it's only a matter of time before similar tools become part of cybercriminals' toolbox.
Despite a big win in a federal appeals court, Internet service providers are unlikely to make dramatic changes in the network access given to content providers such as ESPN, Facebook and Netflix, experts say.
Network breaches that occurred at Target, Neiman Marcus and other popular U.S. retailers over the holiday shopping season has turned the spotlight on the use of higher-security debit and credit cards.
The handful of security experts boycotting the upcoming RSA Conference have split the industry between those who believe the protest is justified and others who see it as a knee-jerk reaction to reports of RSA collaboration with the U.S. National Security Agency.
Senior managers are the worse offenders of information security, because of a combination of job pressures, busy schedules and an attitude that they are above the rules, an expert says.
New malware targeting users of the online role-playing game World of Warcraft exploits a weakness that exists in many forms of two-factor authentication.
While government leaders often use attention-grabbing buzzwords like cyberwarfare, such expressions do not have much impact on security budgets within private industries, experts say.