China will surpass the U.S. in smartphone shipments this year, a title which the U.S. is never expected to regain, according to market figures released on Thursday by IDC.
Spammers are abusing a Dropbox feature that lets users share a shortened link, directing people to websites selling questionable pharmaceuticals, Symantec says.
A new variant of the password-stealing Flashback malware aimed at Apple computers has emerged, which tries to install itself after a user visits an infected itself after a user visits an infected website.
Adobe issued patches on Monday for two critical vulnerabilities in its Flash player found by employees of Google's Security Team.
Security researchers are worried that the alleged Russia-based authors of Koobface, a piece of malicious software that plagued social networking sites such as Facebook, may slip away before law enforcement can catch them.
Symantec has acquired LiveOffice, a provider of cloud-based data archiving and storage, for $115 million, the companies announced Monday.
Apple's iOS gained market share in late 2011, while Research in Motion saw the biggest decline of five platforms ranked by comScore.
The developers of AdBlock Plus, an extension for Firefox that blocks advertising on websites, are trying to contain a brewing controversy over their decision to allow some non-flashy ads to be displayed by default.
Global spam fell to the lowest level in three years in a sign that spammers may be getting a better rate of return by hitting social-media websites instead, security firm Symantec says.
Facebook has apparently fixed a vulnerability in its social-networking site after insisting it wasn't a weakness and didn't need to be remedied.
Nokia unveiled on Wednesday four new phones intended for developing markets as well as the company's first two smartphones running the Windows Phone operating system.
Apple confirmed on Thursday that it filed a lawsuit against Samsung in the U.K.'s High Court earlier in the week, as the two technology giants continue a legal tit-for-tat over their mobile offerings.
Hackers are exploiting a problem with an image-resizing utility called TimThumb that is widely used in many themes for the blogging platform WordPress. Some fixes have been made to the latest version.
A company that makes password recovery tools has released one that can snatch passwords from a locked or sleeping Mac running OS X Lion by plugging another computer into the Mac's FireWire port.
A security consultant has notified Skype of a cross-site scripting flaw that could be used to change the password on someone's account.