Phishing hazards go well beyond users alone

Most of the advice surrounding phishing prevention is warning users of the dangers and encouraging them to use caution when browsing or opening emails. But one of the biggest risks for a phishing attack won’t be fixed by these commonsense approaches.

Java is security’s top enemy: Report

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. 

Report: Lax software patch management puts most businesses at risk

IT pros know one of the key steps that can help prevent security breaches is making sure all software is up to date. However, many businesses are behind the curve when it comes to software patches, a new report says. 

DHS: New Java security attacks mean it's time to kill the platform

The latest round of critical Java security bugs and new attacks has IT pros asking a familiar question: Is it time to kill the software platform for good? 

Java security attacks on the rise: How can IT limit the risk?

Attacks targeting Java vulnerabilities are common, including the most recent round of attacks that could affect users running any browser in any OS. What can IT do to limit Java security risks? 

Hackers’ new favorite target

Are you leaving this common security hole open for attackers?

Firefox gets a speed boost

Users looking for ever-faster ways to browse the web may want to check out the latest version of Mozilla’s Firefox browser.

Many users running vulnerable editions of Java

One of the best ways to protect against malware is to keep all applications up-to-date. But it looks like many computer users and IT departments aren’t doing that.