Apple patches OS X bugs, fixes encryption goof

Apple patches OS X bugs, fixes encryption goof

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Apple yesterday patched 36 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, most of them critical, plugging a hole that revealed...

May 11th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Why Hackers Set Their Sights on Small Businesses

Why Hackers Set Their Sights on Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO - If you run a small business, and think that none of your data was of interest to...

March 22nd, 2012 Howard Baldwin

Experts sound worm alarm for critical Windows bug

Experts sound worm alarm for critical Windows bug

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Microsoft Corp. today released six security updates that patched seven vulnerabilities, including a critical Windows bug that...

March 13th, 2012 Greg Keizer

McAfee to patch spam relay problem in cloud product

McAfee to patch spam relay problem in cloud product

LONDON (01/19/2012) - McAfee expects to patch by Thursday two problems with its SaaS Total Protection antimalware service, one of...

January 19th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Adobe plugs 6 critical holes in Reader

Adobe plugs 6 critical holes in Reader

FRAMINGHAM (01/11/2012) - Adobe on Tuesday patched six vulnerabilities in the newest version of its popular Reader PDF viewer, making...

January 11th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Hackers could reverse-engineer MS patches for DoS attacks

Hackers could reverse-engineer MS patches for DoS attacks

The security company Qualys this week demonstrated how to reverse-engineer a Microsoft patch in order to launch a denial-of-service attack...

August 25th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Slow updates expose App Store users to security risks

Slow updates expose App Store users to security risks

Apple's Mac App Store puts users at risk because it's slow to update vulnerable software, a security researcher said Wednesday.Security...

May 19th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Apple patches Pwn2Own, Comodo hack bugs

Apple patches Pwn2Own, Comodo hack bugs

Apple Inc. today patched bugs in iOS and Safari used at last month's Pwn2Own hacking contest by three teams of...

April 15th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft bolsters Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft bolsters Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday beefed up security in Office 2003 and Office 2007 on Windows by adding a feature that...

April 15th, 2011 Gregg Keizer