Criminals have jumped on Japan's twin earthquake and tsunami disasters at record speed, security experts said today.
Google has patched a WebKit flaw in its Chrome browser that was exploited by a multinational team to hack the BlackBerry Torch smartphone at Pwn2Own.
Apple's iPhone 4 and RIM's BlackBerry Torch 9800 both succumbed to hackers at Pwn2Own, but two other smartphones running Android and Windows Phone 7 were unchallenged.
Apple's rivals have lost headway in convincing American consumers to pick their tablets over the iPad, market researcher ChangeWave Research says.
Google's $20,000 prize went untouched Wednesday as no team of hackers at Pwn2Own tried to exploit the Chrome browser.
Apple's Safari and Microsoft's Internet Explorer both fell to the first hackers who tried their luck on the browsers at Wednesday's opening day of Pwn2Own.
Apple will patch its Safari browser before the Pwn2Own hacking contest kicks off next week, security researchers hinted Thursday.
Mozilla on Tuesday fixed 11 security flaws in Firefox, following in rival Google's footsteps in patching its browser before a hacking contest kicks off next week.
Google has patched 19 vulnerabilities in Chrome, paying nine researchers $14,000 in bug bounties for reporting the flaws.
Apple is offering security experts a copy of the developer preview of Mac OS X Lion and asking them for feedback.
A delay in shipping the latest beta of Firefox 4 makes it unlikely that Mozilla will ship a finished browser by the end of February.
About eight out of every 10 Web browsers run by consumers are vulnerable to attack by exploits of already-patched bugs, according to security risk and compliance management provider Qualys.
Apple faces little risk of antitrust threats to the new App Store rules that require content sellers to hand over 30 percent of their revenues, a legal expert tells Computerworld.
A federal judge has tossed a class-action lawsuit that claimed Apple's iPad overheats when used outdoors in warm weather or in direct sunlight.
Mozilla has rolled out the eleventh beta of Firefox 4, adding the "Do Not Track" feature it touted three weeks ago to the browser.