Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) sent out a warning on Saturday about a recently discovered security flaw in five versions of Internet Explorer (6 -11), the default browser in many users’ systems, and occupant of half the browsing market. This loophole in the widely-used browser’s security system allows intruders to impersonate official users and gain access to the computer’s memory.
A software bug called "Gotofail" currently affects every single Apple device, whether it's an iPhone, iPad, or desktop or laptop computer. If you have not updated your machine in the last few days, your Apple device is currently vulnerable.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has included many security and privacy-focused features into its iOS 8 firmware, including user-defined permissions for third-party apps to access various elements of the iPhone or iPad.
With the ever-growing computing power of personal devices, faster internet connectivity and growing presence of cloud technology, there have been numerous security breaches this year, a threat that is likely to grow in the future.
Bidness Etc does a round-up of some of the most high-profile cyber security events that happened this year.
A hacker who says he or she is responsible for uncovering nude photos of more than 100 celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton says the mobile hit job was plotted by multiple people and took months to pull off.
Daily Mail’s James Nye found the alleged hacker’s comment on an AnonIB thread early Monday. In the comment, the hacker thanked the community for its support. This person also said he or she was on the run and would be moving to a new location to continue to post about the hacked photos and videos.