Security

Expert security suite reviews, firewalls, encryption, spam blockers, ad blockers and price comparisons on products from all the top brands including, Norton, PC Tools, ZoneAlarm and AVG.

HTTPS snooping flaw affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

Flaw in the third-party library AFNetworking broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks

airplanes flight paths

IBM opens up its threat data as part of new security intelligence sharing platform

The IBM X-Force Exchange platform will allow companies to share and compare data from security incidents

Dropbox to pay security researchers for bugs

Dropbox, which has not set a maximum reward, joins the list of companies crowdsourcing parts of their security testing

sec vulnerability lock bolt

4 no-bull facts about Microsoft's HTTP.sys vulnerability

The latest Web server vulnerability affects desktop systems as well as Microsoft products

Drones Behaving Badly

Drones behaving badly: Dark skies ahead

Technical advances -- and questionable use -- are fast accelerating the need for policies regarding the unmanned future of our skies

patches man laptop computer headache frustration

Microsoft woes: Patch KB 3013769, Skype for Business, Windows 10 nagware

Several of this month's Black Tuesday patches are already showing signs of trouble

wyod blog image

Software development and security in the WYOD age

The new wave of wearables will change the way that enterprise IT works in the coming era: Wear Your Own Device (WYOD)

apple watch calls time on apple retail

5 security questions you should be asking about the Apple Watch

Many security professionals are already thinking about the security implications of the Apple Watch

whisper shh quiet mouth lips men antique vintage secret

Secrets are the enemy of a good security defense

When you make a mistake, it's natural to want to keep the details quiet. But failing to recount the exact conditions that permitted a hack to occur only ensures a repeat

Free tool may decrypt files encrypted by CoinVault ransomware

Dutch police obtained CoinVault decryption keys and have shared them with the world

bruce schneier

Schneier on ‘really bad’ IoT security: ‘It’s going to come crashing down’

Security expert Bruce Schneier says the problem of insecure devices attached to networks is going to get a lot worse before it gets better

Surveys: Employees at fault in majority of breaches

Human error is a significant factor in the majority of data breaches

surveillance eyeball neon

No joke: How to decode the John Oliver-Edward Snowden interview

The comedian's interview with Edward Snowden delivers a primer on government surveillance programs -- and explains why it matters

vault key encryption

Linux Foundation's new mission: Cheap, easy Web encryption

The Linux Foundation is lending support to the Let's Encrypt project, to make it both free and simple for any Web server to encrypt connections

Large-scale Google malvertising campaign hits users with exploits

Malvertising has been a growing problem for years

Researchers: IoT devices are not designed with security in mind

Lack of encryption and other security issues were found in home automation hubs that could facilitate burglary, stalking, and spying

malware bug virus security magnifying glass detection

Fast and effective malware detection -- for free

Everyone discovers software on the Internet that looks like the right tool for a specific job. But is it safe? The Malwr malware detection site can tell you

anti virus

Antivirus doesn’t work. So why are you still using it?

Standalone antivirus can no longer stop the sophisticated barrage of key loggers, backdoors, rootkits, Trojan horses, worms, and spyware

Expired Google certificate temporarily disrupts Gmail service

Google let a certificate linked to the Gmail SMTP server expire, causing issues for third-party email clients

Load More