Malicious Android apps able to infect and set up a backdoor on PCs running pre-Windows 7 operating systems have been recently spotted by researchers of several security companies.
Google Chrome users trying to visit a slew of popular news sites such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, ZDNet and the Huffington Post on Monday were faced with pop-ups warning them that doing so might result in their computers being infected with malware.
Veracode released an infographic that examines the success of bug bounty programs.
With $3.14159 prize pool and a completely new target, Google's Pwnium contest has become an even greater challenge for security researchers out to make a buck from their knowledge and efforts.
Passwords are on the way out, it seems. With current boom - and obvious success - of phishing, it's time to see what could be a better alternative to this flawed solution.
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