Writing more secure software is not a simple task, but it can and should be done for applications, experts say.
Default security settings in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser could open a company's intranet to hacking attacks, according to a recent security white paper.
In response to Internet Explorer 8 being compromised at a hacker's contest last week in Vancouver, Microsoft has tinkered with IE 8 and is now claiming a resolution to vulnerabilities amid a firestorm of chatter surrounding the browser's release last week.
The !exploitable Crash Analyzer is designed to help developers classify, assess and ultimately prevent program crashes.
The BSIMM maturity model sheds light on how enterprises are implementing security initiatives in their internal software development efforts
A newly released maturity model could be the first to shed new light on how enterprises are implementing security initiatives in their internal software development efforts.
Search engine optimization techniques are being used to divert Web surfers to malicious sites.
A March DNS security patch doesn't work on compromised servers, according to nCircle.
Adobe Reader 9 bug allows for remote exploitation by hackers.
Microsoft is issuing a security patch for three bugs, but an Excel flaw will have to wait.
The fixes will address spoofing and remote code execution attacks.
Microsoft's chief security advisor blamed the spread of the Conficker worm on laggard IT staff.
Microsoft plans to issue three fixes in its March security patch rollout, with one deemed "critical" and two labeled "important."
The bug drops a Trojan-horse binary when users open an affected Excel file.
Earlier this month, BeyondTrust released a report on security threats to IT shops running Microsoft software.
CEO says most vulnerabilities in Windows systems can be reduced by simply removing certain user privileges.
Exploits for a serious cache-poisoning vulnerability discovered in the DNS last year have begun to appear in the wild, and they have made security researcher Dan Kaminsky a believer in DNS Security Extensions.
The exploit's quick appearance suggests IT professionals need to patch, and patch quickly.
Trend Micro said hackers are targeting a hole in Internet Explorer 7 that was addressed in Microsoft's February security patch issued last week.
Microsoft is putting up $250,000 for information leading to the arrest of the Conficker worm's author.