Slew of bugs and backdoors means device is unsafe to use
Fresh from paying out US$ 1.5 million (£960,000) to security researchers who found bugs in the Chrome browser and other products last year, Google is expanding its bounty rewards programme so to include its Android operating system and devices running on it.
Bug bounties often get results quicker than in-house teams and pen testers - but concerns remain that there may be unintended consequences.
Egyptian cyber-security researcher Yasser Ali has won US$ 10,000 (£6,384.28) in a bug bounty after finding a flaw in the PayPal global payment system that would allow any of its 150 million-plus customer accounts to be hijacked with a single click.
Systems admins are being warned of a newly discovered 'industry-wide' bug dubbed 'Poodle' that allows attackers to decode encrypted traffic running over the internet.
Systems admins are being warned of a decades-old bug that means hundreds of millions of systems - ranging from Unix/Linux web servers to possibly Apple devices and WiFi routers - can be easily hijacked.
17-year-old hacker divides industry opinion by going public before PayPal fixes problem.
UK-based security services firm Portcullis has discovered a flaw in Sophos Antivirus that could allow attackers to inject malicious code and disable the software.
Some eight months after discovery and paying a bug bounty of US100,000, Microsoft Windows remains vulnerable to the weakness found by James Forshaw.
The National Security Agency (NSA) has dismissed reports that it has been exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability to carry out internet surveillance.
As the latest major security bug prompts cyber-crime and phishing attacks, experts advise on changing passwords and what CISOs can do.
Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 7.1, was released on Monday, bringing updates for 41 bugs plaguing users.
Security researchers have uncovered a new Internet Explorer zero-day bug that they believe has been used to target the US military and French arms suppliers in what's feared to be the start of a cyber espionage campaign.
Secure messaging app provider Wickr has joined the top echelon of software developers by launching a bug bounty programme that offers up to US $100,000 for hackers who can find flaws in its software.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday update has been released, giving users a highly anticipated fix for a TIFF zero-day flaw and 23 other bugs affecting company software.
Google has launched a new version of its Chrome web browser which includes 50 security fixes. Chrome has more than 750 million active users worldwide and rivals Internet Explorer as the world's most popular web browser.
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