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.
Datameer today announced new data governance capabilities in its native Hadoop offering.
Expanding upon a previous integration pact with IBM and its MobileFirst platform for mobile apps, cross-platform development specialist Xamarin Inc. is now hooking up its tooling with IBM MobileFirst Protect security features.
Open source powerhouse Red Hat Inc. released details of a recent survey that indicates back-end integration is a primary challenges in enterprise mobile app development, almost on par with the perennial problem of security.
Researchers at Security Explorations Inc. say there are seven unpatched vulnerabilities within the Google App Engine for Java, including three complete JVM sandbox escapes, which could allow an attacker to execute malicious code on underlying systems or retrieve sensitive information from Google servers.
Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) includes 98 fixes for vulnerabilities in Oracle products.
VMware released a security fix for its products affected by a Java RTE flaw last Thursday.
New research from IBM sheds further light on the sorry state of mobile app security -- or, in the company's own words, the "alarming state of mobile insecurity."