Microsoft patches configuration hole that allowed hackers to upload software packages to its Azure update infrastructure.
Linux users should beware of a recently discovered systemd vulnerability that could shut down a system using a command short enough to send in a tweet.
A bug in Linux has been discovered that could allow a hacker to crash a system with just 48 characters of code.
A Trojan named Linux.Mirai has been found to be carrying out DDoS attacks.
Kaspersky Lab today released an analysis of a newly discovered version of Mokes - a malicious, cross-platform backdoor with spying functionality - this one targeting Apple's OS X operating system.
Researchers at Trend Micro have detected a new rootkit family that is going after Linux systems.
After several weeks of waiting, the update patching the Badlock bug, potentially impacting Windows and Linux systems, was issued today by Samba.org.
A Core Security Consulting researcher found that the SAP Download Manager stores credentials using weak encryption.
In this week's In Case You Missed It, we highlight five most popular stories: Linux Mint operating system impregnated with malware, Microsoft security software disables itself, acid and lasers could crack iPhone, Apple find App store hidden in a Chinese app and malware is increasingly using encryption to hide itself.
ISO file for free operating system download infected with botnet malware, and user forum details also stolen.
The cyber-espionage group Pawn Storm has been using Fysbis malware as a backdoor that allows the group to infect Linux systems.
A zero-day bug in version 3.8 of Linux can potentially affect millions of Linux computers and servers as well as 66 percent of Android devices.
A newly-discovered privilege-escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel has once again opened the debate around just how secure the open-source operating system really is.
Google will end support for Chrome on 32-bit Linux, Ubuntu Precise (12.04) and Debian 7 - to "provide the best experience for the most-used Linux versions".
Researchers at Secunia detected nearly 10,000 vulnerabilities in nearly 2,000 products, including Oracle Solaris and IBM i5/OS.
Malware could infect both Linux and Windows but luckily fails to do anything scary. .
Linux Australia president Joshua Hesketh, says that a "malicious individual" had used a RAT to access Linux Australia's main conference database resulting in a data breach.
Whose afraid of GHOSTs? Disagreement over potential risks of new Linux vulnerability, but layered defence is recommended.
Security researchers uncover 'grinch' vulnerability that could affect all Linux systems
Hackers tapping Linux systems to launch vertical target DDoS attacks
"This is more proof that the Apple Mac is nowhere near as resilient to attacks as people think it is" - Nigel Stanley, Incoming Thought analyst
Polish agency warns about corporate servers being targeted
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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