Microsoft released five bulletins on its June Patch Tuesday, fixing one critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
Oracle has said that making Java more secure is a priority, as it lines up regular patch updates.
Vulnerability management firm Secunia has apologised after an undisclosed vulnerability was sent to a public emailing list.
Microsoft released ten bulletins yesterday fixing 33 vulnerabilities, including the zero-day in Internet Explorer 8.
Microsoft has acknowledged problems caused by a patch released this week that can cause system errors.
Microsoft issued nine bulletins to fix 14 vulnerabilities this week; however it left several known flaws unpatched.
GCHQ has announced that it is to open an academic research institute that will seek vulnerabilities in software.
The National Vulnerability Database has been offline for almost a week after malware was discovered on two servers.
Microsoft released seven bulletins last night, containing four patches rated as critical, to fix 20 vulnerabilities.
Vulnerabilities and flaws are a part of everyday security it seems, especially with the same software constantly affected by zero-days.
Microsoft is to release seven bulletins on next week's Patch Tuesday, four of which are rated as critical.
Web browsers Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox, along with Windows 8 and Java, have been exploited in the Pwn2Own hacking contest in Canada today.
The attack on Evernote that was reported last weekend could be deemed to be a new stage in the battle of man v password.
Google has patched ten vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser ahead of the annual 'pwn2own' hacking contest today.
Adobe has released patches for zero-day flaws in its Reader and Acrobat products.
Microsoft released 12 bulletins, five of which were rated as critical, to address 57 vulnerabilities on Patch Tuesday.
Fresh vulnerabilities, which are being exploited in the wild, have been detected for Adobe's PDF Reader and Flash Player.
Adobe has released a security update for its Flash Player after reports were made that exploits were available and active.
A zero-day flaw that can be used as a vector to bypass sandboxing in Adobe Reader X and XI has been circulating on cyber crime forums, according to Russian forensics company Group-IB.
Apple has released updates to address flaws in its Safari 6 web browser and iOS 6 mobile operating system.
Qualys has launched a business version of its BrowserCheck plug-in to help users identify and fix browser security issues.
After a quiet January Patch Tuesday that saw only one security update, Microsoft is back with a vengeance this month.
Microsoft has shot down reports that its Internet Information Services (IIS) suffers from a vulnerability, saying that customers only need to worry if they are running a nondefault configuration of the web server.
Computer security researchers say they have cracked the encryption algorithm used to protect most cell phone communications, potentially allowing attackers to listen in on the calls of billions of individuals.
Microsoft delivered its monthly security update on Tuesday to rectify 12 vulnerabilities, five of which are present in Internet Explorer (IE) and comprise the most pressing patch to deploy.
A months-old cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability affecting the website for the Pentagon was brought to light again this week when a researcher posted two attack scenarios.
Two Facebook fans generated a load of free publicity for their new blog when, in their maiden post, disclosed a vulnerability in the social-networking website that could enable outsiders to view parts of profiles that are set to private.
A new threat dubbed "Nine-Ball" has compromised up to 40,000 legitimate websites, which are, in turn, infecting users with an information-stealing Trojan, according to security vendor Websense.
In response to an open letter from dozens of noted security analysts, Google this week said it intends to more broadly turn on security features in its Gmail application by default.
The Cligs URL shortening site was hacked during the weekend to cause 2.2 million links to redirect to the same site.