The growing impact of web exploits isn't just limited to the enterprise market and must be countered on an industry-scale, says Pedro Bustamante.
Technology and standards need to evolve to cope with the rise of the connected car says Fred Kost.
Up to 230 million websites, including the US White House and the UK's main government data site, are at risk from a denial of service flaw in their WordPress and Drupal content management systems. The two suppliers have rushed out a fix.
Further lessons from Heartbleed, beyond the hype, include caution when listening to advice, such as re-setting passwords, says Chris Russell.
Joxean Koret, a security researcher at Singapore-based consultancy COSEINC, has found exploitable local and remote flaws in 14 of the 17 major antivirus (AV) engines used by most major AV manufacturers.
A WordPress plugin called MailPoet - which has been downloaded around 1.7 million times - has placed large numbers of WordPress-based websites at risk of incursion.
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) column takes a look at Google's Project Zero, accusations of double-standards at the ICO and the need to share intelligence on critical infrastructure.
The wide spectrum of discovered vulnerabilities makes a single solution unlikely - UC Berkley report
UK-based travel booking website Hotel Hippo appears to have closed just one week after an independent security consultant found that the firm had weak security and privacy controls.
Two-and-a-half months on from the discovery of the Heartbleed bug affecting OpenSSL security, and one security researcher claims that the flaw still affects 300,000 servers.
David Sandin looks at the implications of using open-source code libraries in vendors' security solution, and the assumptions that lay behind the Heartbleed bug.
A researcher at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) says that blogs hosted on WordPress can be hacked when connected to public Wi-Fi, even if two-factor authentication is employed.
The speed of reaction to Heartbleed was not matched by the quality of response, says Russ Spitler who calls for more and better education to effectively share knowlege that benefits us all.
Half of all servers affected by the global Heartbleed flaw remain unpatched - and it could be months before vulnerable systems are fixed, if ever.
Confidential records saved with cloud storage providers Dropbox and Box have been exposed, prompting one industry peer to say that it is 'beggars belief' that companies still rely on free file-sharing applications.
The adversary has enormous capabilities in the cyber world, but it too is not without its vulnerabilities, and these must be exploited says Calum MacLeod.
Critical infrastructure operators are now being alerted to the far reaching impact of a critical OpenSSL flaw, dubbed the "Heartbleed Bug."
A new class of security vulnerability that is "highly suspected" to affect all of the almost one billion Android devices in existence has been discovered by a research team from Indiana University and Microsoft.
Mark O'Neill suggests that his top ten potential vulnerabilities of the Internet of Things (IoT), need to be considered now, before mass deployment.
"Cyber-criminals continue to innovate and find vulnerabilities to exploit for their criminal activity" says Lancope CTO Tim Keanini.
An interesting discussion at the RSA conference revealed that vendors often face a "double-edged sword" when tasked with disclosing software vulnerabilities.
Apple Mac users can breathe a sigh of relief as the company has finally fixed a flaw that meant their personal details could be stolen while they were browsing online.
Security researcher - and white hat hacker - Raven Alder addressed sexism in the InfoSec world at the B-Sides San Francisco event on Monday, and said - perhaps surprisingly - that it can help and hinder attackers and defenders in equal measure.
"You suck at your job" was the Michael Roytman's controversial opening line to the audience of white hat hackers at the B-Sides event run prior to RSA San Francisco.
A group of Chinese spies are believed to have resurfaced to attack vulnerable political and non-profit groups, after FireEye discovered them using a new zero-day Adobe exploit.
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the open source software architecture that drives Wikipedia and numerous other `Wiki' information services.
Corporate Android mobile phone users are warned that potentially billions of apps running on these devices could be hijacked by attackers using a vulnerability first highlighted over two years ago.
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.
Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has revealed that the author of the infamous BlackHole exploit kit is being prosecuted in the country.