Experts scramble to quash IPv6 flaw
Only a few weeks after researchers raised the design issue in the next-generation Internet protocol, two drafts to the Internet Engineering Task Force propose different fixes.
E-Gold charged with money laundering
Federal prosecutors claim the company and its owners violated federal funds transfer laws, saying it knowingly served online scammers, identity thieves and child pornographers.
A Mac gets whacked, a second survives
Researchers use a previously unknown flaw in Apple's Safari browser to compromise a MacBook Pro and win the PWN to Own contest, but does the hack actually prove anything?
MacBooks withstand mild attacks on patch day
On the same day that Apple releases an update for its Mac OS X, security professionals at a conference in Canada show little initial interest in attempting to crack the security of two MacBook Pros.
Latest malicious software throws in more obfuscation and works harder to foil defenders' attempts at reverse engineering.
U.S. agencies get 'C-' for computer security
In an annual report card mandated by federal law, two dozen federal agencies improve their average grade slightly from last year's 'D+'.
Developers warned to secure AJAX design
TJX theft tops 45.6 million card numbers
In its annual filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the retail giant states that it will never be able to fully account for all the data stolen.
Groups team to test secure-coding skill
A coalition of security companies and organizations team to create assessment tests to certify programmers knowledge of secure-coding practices.
Oracle sues rival for hacking, data theft
The database and enterprise software firm files a lawsuit against competitor SAP claiming that the German firm pilfered an enormous number of documents and software from Oracle's customer-only support systems.