A new mobile development survey shows biometric authentication is seen as the best option to improve app security and privacy, despite alternatives with "more novelty."
The explosive growth of mobile apps and the shift to cloud computing are increasing security risks at the application level, a problem that organizations can overcome by hiring skilled developers and lessening the "rush to release," according to a new report.
Oracle's latest Critical Patch Update, issued this week, fixed a record 276 vulnerabilities in a range of the company's products, including 13 in Java SE, some of which received high-severity scores.
A three-year-old security vulnerability in IBM's implementation of Java, which was thought to be fixed, is actually broken, researchers at Security Explorations disclosed last week.
A Java SE flaw Oracle reported as patched in 2013 can be easily bypassed today, security researchers have found.
New mobile app development products were released this week to bake in security at the code level for native apps and to rapidly build projects visually, with the help of a new free design/prototyping tool.
Cloudera, a commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop-based software for Big Data analytics, has teamed up with other companies to tackle cybersecurity with the technology.
An infamous Remote Access Trojan, a piece of Java-based malware that gives attackers a backdoor into Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Android devices, has re-emerged -- after apparently being shut down last year -- now as a commercial "malware-as-a-service" platform.
Oracle has issued an out-of-cycle security patch to fix a vulnerability that can be exploited when installing Java on Windows. The vulnerability, which earned a CVSS Base Score score of 7.6, affects Java SE 6, 7 and 8.
Oracle's latest Critical Patch Update includes fixes for eight Java security holes, three of which were rated critical, earning Common Vulnerability Scoring Standard scores of 10.0.
Oracle has agreed to overhaul its Java security update process to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the company deceived consumers by not informing them that the updates left older, still vulnerable versions of Java running on their computers.
PHP 7 has finally arrived. It's the first major number version of the popular Web scripting language since 2004, and it was released just before a new software security report branded PHP as among the most insecure of programming languages.
It was first reported by security researchers nine months ago, but a vulnerability in the popular Apache Commons library continues to put thousands of Java applications and servers at risk of a remote code execution attack.
IBM has added end-to-end data protection to IBM Cloud Infrastructure for Analytics, its cloud-based offering designed to ease the significant investment burden required for implementing homegrown, on-premises Big Data solutions.
Oracle recently issued the last of its Critical Patch Updates for the year, featuring fixes for 154 new security vulnerabilities in virtually all Oracle products, including 25 new security fixes for Java SE.
A research firm has turned its attention to low-code (or no-code), do-it-yourself tools that are seeing increasing use in the enterprise in the face of a mobile development skills shortage.
Security concerns continue to be the No. 1 worry in enterprise mobile development projects, a new poll finds, while another study says 75 percent of apps are shipped sporting up to 10 bugs.
Data Theorem Inc. and Yahoo will demo and then open source a new tool designed to simplify SSL security on iOS mobile apps.
New IoT developer survey shows security -- including car hacks -- is worry No. 1, just as a real-world auto exploit is demonstrated by researchers and a massive vehicle recall is issued.
Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) comprises 193 fixes for vulnerabilities in Oracle products, including 25 that address Java SE issues.