Keeping every app and service updated is no small task, but Secunia has found the biggest security threat could be a familiar one, Oracle’s Java.
One of the oldest weapons in a hacker’s arsenal is still one of the most effective: the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.
See if you can follow the logic on this one: Google knows its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS is vulnerable, but it’s not going to fix it because it could wind up being too dangerous.
Just about every day there’s a news story that the age of passwords is almost over. Something – anything – more secure and easier to use is about to replace them once and for all. We won’t hold our breath.
For years now we’ve been hearing that the age of Big Data is just around the corner. But what if it isn’t?
Facebook and work usually don’t get mentioned in the same sentence – unless you’re talking about a security breach. But Mark Zuckerberg and Co. want to change that.
Conflicting policies on how and when to address patches left IT with the possibility of a zero-day attack. The cause of that gap in protection: Microsoft and Google didn’t quite see eye-to-eye on when patches need to be made available.
There are plenty of headlines this week that are trying to shock and scare IT by screaming that Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7. That’s not actually true – but the OS has reached a milestone.
The benefits of the cloud can’t be fully realized when the security risks are great. Although companies want to move forward with cloud projects, many are being held back by security issues.
It’s pretty much undisputed that the cloud can provide efficiency and cost-savings that hosting apps or data on site can’t always match. But there’s always been a big caveat to that: In order to get those benefits, you need the cloud to be available and running smoothly.