Android users face a new threat, a rogue app that tells all their friends they pirated the program, according to a Symantec security manager.
Mozilla says it set an unofficial record for software downloads on the second day of Firefox 4's launch.
Mozilla said that keeping silent about theft of digital certificates was a mistake on its part.
The iPhone has again taken first place in J.D. Power and Associates' smartphone customer satisfaction rankings, the fifth time in a row Apple's smartphone has held that place of honor.
Originally scheduled to ship last November, Mozilla will wrap up a development cycle that started in February 2010 when it releases the Firefox 4 next week.
Last week's earthquake and tsunami in Japan may put a crimp in Apple's supply of flash memory, but its problem will pale in comparison to smaller firms, analysts say.
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.