Splashdata, a security software developer, released its annual list of the most common passwords on the Internet. Once again, “password,” “123456.” and “12345678” are the three most popular, in that order.
Apple yesterday started scrubbing most Macs of older Java browser plug-ins, a move that will force users to download the software from Oracle.
Adobe provides a closer look a the improved sandbox in the recently launched Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat XI aimed at making the products harder to attack and exploit.
The social networking giant aims to protect its 1 billion users with software offers and new security measures.
Attackers can trick gamers into opening malicious steam:// URLs that exploit security issues in games to execute malicious code.
Mozilla released Firefox 16.0.1 on Thursday in order to fix a publicly disclosed vulnerability and three other security flaws identified after the release of Firefox 16.
A vulnerability could allow a malicious website to capture a person's Web history
Adobe plans to revoke a code-signing certificate after hackers compromised one of the company's internal servers and used it to digitally sign two malicious utilities.
Mozilla launched the first beta version of its browser-independent website authentication system, Persona, on Thursday and hopes to convince the Web developer community to give it a try.
OS X has long let you use Disk Utility to encrypt removable drives to prevent other people from accessing your data. But doing so used to require you to use Disk Utility and navigate its many options, menus, and buttons. In Mountain Lion, the process is much easier. Here's how to do it. We also show you how to encrypt your Time Machine backup drives.