Database developers were put on watch this week as Oracle issued a Critical Patch Update targeting 86 security vulnerabilities, including 18 for its MySQL database products.
An assessment and threat report on the state of mobile computing was recently released by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
According to researchers at Krebs on Security, an issue in the latest version of Java is being shopped around online by an unknown seller.
Android has seen the number of Trojans targeting the platform nearly triple in just the last three months.
According to an announcement made yesterday, Microsoft has acquired PhoneFactor, a provider of mobile-based authentication solutions.
Researchers have discovered a "critical" zero-day issue with Oracle's Java plugin. This marks the second time in less than a month that researchers have found an issue with Java.
A vulnerability in Oracle Database 11g Releases 1 and 2 could allow an attacker to remotely steal information located on the database, including user passwords.
The day after Oracle released Java Version 7 Update 7, a fix for three vulnerabilities (including last week's zero-day disclosure), a security firm has found a new error in the latest version.
An update for Java 7 that addresses "3 distinct but related vulnerabilities and one security-in-depth issue affecting Java running in desktop browsers" was released by Oracle on Wednesday.
Information on a Java flaw that has been seen in targeted attacks in the wild, and has been tested to work on most major Web browsers for both Mac and PC, was reported on Monday by security firm FireEye.
Last week the company submitted a 42-page document detailing security policies for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Sonatype on Wednesday launched a new on-demand service that analyzes the open-source components in Java applications for security, licensing and quality problems.
A well-known hacking tool aimed at Java vulnerabilities appears to have gotten an upgrade designed to exploit a newly-patched security flaw addressed in the Java SE 6 Update 33 and Java SE 7 Update 5.
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has disclosed plans to offer a certification program for providers of cloud-based products and services.
Two separate flaws in the PHP scripting language found in a large majority of Web sites have been seen being exploited in the wild by attackers.
Apple says a Java update the company released on April 3 fixes the headline-grabbing security flaw exploited by the Flashback Trojan botnet.
A recently disclosed Java vulnerability has been updated in the BlackHole kit, a popular exploit set among hackers. Security experts warn that a majority of Java users could be at risk.
Google's newly launched Service Accounts will provide certificate-based authentication to APIs for server-to-server interactions.
According to a lawsuit filed in a Texas court this week, makers of some of the most popular mobile apps are collecting user information without the consumer's consent.
Microsoft, partnered with with secured and managed mobile enterprise app company Good Technology, will bring encrypted e-mail services to the Windows Phone platform.