Pwn2Own winner tells Apple, Microsoft to find their own bugs

Pwn2Own winner tells Apple, Microsoft to find their own bugs

The only researcher to "three-peat" at the Pwn2Own hacking contest said today that security is such a "broken record" that...

March 25th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft scraps Custom XML from Word

Microsoft scraps Custom XML from Word

Microsoft Corp. already has a patch available that strips out XML technology the company is barred from using after Jan....

December 23rd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft promises to stymie hackers next week with new patches

Microsoft promises to stymie hackers next week with new patches

Microsoft Thursday said it would deliver six security updates next Tuesday, including two for holes that hackers have been using...

July 10th, 2009 Greg Keizer

Microsoft promises to stymie hackers with new patches

Microsoft promises to stymie hackers with new patches

Microsoft Thursday said it would deliver six security updates next Tuesday, including two for holes that hackers have been using...

July 10th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Conficker flaw identifies infected PCs

Conficker flaw identifies infected PCs

Just days before the Conficker worm is set to contact its controllers for new instructions, security researchers have discovered a...

March 30th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Adobe patches Flash vulnerabilities for three platforms

Adobe patches Flash vulnerabilities for three platforms

Adobe Systems has updated its Flash multimedia software to eliminate five flaws affecting Windows, OS X and Linux systems. The...

February 24th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Microsoft mega patch misses critical bug

Microsoft mega patch misses critical bug

On the same day Microsoft released its biggest batch of security patches in more than five years, it also warned...

December 10th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Eight worst Windows flaws of the decade

Eight worst Windows flaws of the decade

June 25, 1998, and June 30, 2008, marked two important milestones in Microsoft's evolution of the Windows OS -- the...

October 6th, 2008 Andrew Brandt

Android puts out call to mobile security gurus

Android puts out call to mobile security gurus

Developers of Android, the Linux mobile platform spearheaded by Google, are asking security experts for input. The latest software development...

August 24th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk