Flaw in AES encryption allows tool to crack Machine Key values used to encrypt cookies in 30 to 50 minutes. Microsoft offers guidance on limiting exposure.
Hewlett-Packard Co. today said it is acquiring security software vendor Fortify Software Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
The majority of Internet security threats come from unpatched vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat/Reader and Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser showed a U.S. market share gain in May compared with competing browsers.
Nearly half of U.S. IT professionals surveyed believe that the risks of cloud computing outweigh its benefits.
Microsoft today released its second "critical" off-cycle patch for Internet Explorer this year.
Even a fire-proof safe needs additional protective measures, and Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 is no different.
Last week Google released SkipFish, a no-cost, open source "security reconnaissance tool" for Web-based applications.
Microsoft published a workaround for an in-the-wild vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 and 7, described last week.
Researcher says read the fine print before connecting to the cloud.
A Microsoft-funded report found that IE 8 outperformed four other browsers in protecting against socially engineered malware.
The heavyweight lineup of government representatives at last week's RSA Conference raised many questions -- but few answers -- about how best to fight cybercrime.
Cloud computing has the ability to transform IT , but its success depends on security, said Art Coviello on Tuesday in his opening keynote.
The Cloud Security Alliance on Monday released the results of a security study identifying the "seven deadly sins" of cloud computing.
The speaker lineup at this year's annual RSA Security Conference and Expo, underway this week in San Francisco, is packing some serious federal heat.
Cisco announced its Secure Borderless Network architecture, which the company is positioning as a reconceptualization of enterprise security.
Microsoft described a zero-day vulnerability involving some older Windows versions and VBScript when used with Internet Explorer.
A new study describes the top 25 programming errors that can open up security holes in software.
VMware last week teamed up with Cisco and NetApp to promote a virtualized datacenter offering geared toward shared or public cloud environments.
Support for Internet Explorer 6 appears to be dwindling after Microsoft's Web browser was exploited for well-publicized attacks on Google and other companies.