Adobe's Reader X, last year's upgrade that features a "sandbox" designed to protect users from PDF exploits, stymied a recent attack campaign, researchers say.
Google's Chrome will likely survive the first day at next month's Pwn2Own hacking challenge, but may fall the next when the rules change, the contest organizer predicts.
Mac OS X gained share last month by the largest amount since March 2010, while iOS, the operating system that powers the iPhone and iPad, passed 2 percent, according to monthly figures from Net Applications.
Google's Chrome and Apple's Safari posted record numbers in January while Microsoft's Internet Explorer lost ground for the sixth month running, Net Applications says.
A lawsuit filed in California claims that AT&T "systematically" overcharges iPhone and iPad owners with capped data plans by inflating the amount of data they download.
Analysts say that Eric Schmidt's exit as the CEO of Google won't affect the dynamics of the company's battles with Apple in the smartphone and tablet wars.
Millions of e-mail addresses and passwords may have been stolen from Trapster, an online service that warns iPhone, Android and BlackBerry owners of police...
On Friday, Mozilla shipped Firefox 4 Beta 9, perhaps the last it will release before it pushes toward a final version.
Analysts say Apple sold nearly 2 million Mac desktops and laptops in the fourth 2010 quarter as PC giants like HP and Dell lost share. But Apple still dropped to the fifth spot in U.S. computer sales, due to strong sales to businesses by rival PC makers.
Mozilla released Beta 8 of the Firefox 4 browser Wednesday, about a month later than planned.
Apple on Monday pulled an iPhone app from the App Store that let users read secret U.S. diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks and follow the controversial organization's Twitter feed.
The most popular password among nearly 400,000 exposed by the Gawker hack was "12345," according to a security firm's analysis.
A federal judge has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit filed by billionaire MIcrosoft co-founder Paul Allen against Apple and other companies.
Mozilla Thursday issued patches for 13 bugs, 11 of which were rated 'critical.'
Google on Thursday patched 13 vulnerabilities in Chrome as it shifted the most stable edition of the browser to version 8.