Phil Codd says software failures caused US$ 1.1 tn losses to businesses in 2016, demonstrating that it is time to pay attention to the main causes of IT system failures or risk financial loss and reputational damage.
Microsoft is claiming that the latest version of Windows 10, the Fall Creator's Update, is the most secure version of the operating system yet released.
Following the US Federal ban on Kaspersky Lab products the company has launched a Global Transparency Initiative, providing its source code for third-party review and opening three transparency centres internationally.
A trojanised version of Elmita's Elmedia Player software was seen being distributed via the company's own official site in the late hours of 20 October 2017.
Oracle Corp's quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) has fixes for 252 vulnerabilities, including extremely severe bugs found in the company's Hospitality Applications, Siebel CRM solution, and PeopleSoft HR software.
SQL injections and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities are among the flaws found in OpenText Document Sciences xPression.
Cisco released a series of updates to address vulnerabilities affecting its IOS and IOS XE products one of which could have allowed remote code execution in both products.
Applications themselves should have security built in that detects that the application is being pushed to the background says Giovanni Verhaeghe. Then any user input should be blocked and the placing overlay eliminated
Google project zero team researcher Ivan Fratric discovered 31 bugs in the DOM engines of Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefoxand Chrome browsers.
Acting on concerns that Russian company Kaspersky Lab has connections to cyber-espionage activities, the US government has banned the use of Kaspersky Lab security software.
A programming error in the Microsoft Windows kernel might inhibit security software vendors and kernel developers from properly identifying modules loaded during runtime.
81 percent of software developers avoiding asking their manager for advice. For 41 percent, YouTube is the first go-to place for developers to learn new programming tricks.
Cloud-based unified communications services provider Fuze earlier this year repaired three vulnerabilities in a customer web portal.
A new CryptoMix ransomware variant called ERROR has been released that includes a new extension added to the encrypted files, ransom note and new encryption keys.
Attackers secretly modified at least five software packages distributed by network connectivity and server management solutions provider NetSarang in order to infect its business users with modular backdoor spyware.
Android Apps on the Google Play Store have been discovered to harbour spyware originally created by an Iraqi developer. Surveillance malware records audio and steals data from users.
A vulnerability discovered in a series of revision control tools for software developers, including GitLab, Mercurial, and Apache Subversion (SVN), can be exploited to launch malicious command executions,
The UK government has issued a range of guidelines designed to ensure vehicle design includes cyber-security at all stages of development.
The simple premise behind last week's Shift Left conference, organised by CheckMarx, was to do security early and throughout code development, and empower developers.
As new laws limiting Russian officials from using non-approved software come into force next month, those contravening the regulations are warned they face being fired.
Josh Corman, founder of I Am the Cavalry, spoke at IP EXPO Europe 2016 and pointed the finger at the software supply chain to tackle cyber-threats, arguing that we need fewer and better suppliers.
Half of all students in the UK have no security software installed on any of their devices, even though a quarter of teenagers are 'almost constantly' connected.
If UK businesses don't accommodate higher security requirements by 19 September, they could miss salary payments.
Software company Sage has reportedly suffered a data breach orchestrated by an insider of the company. The police are investigating and the ICO has been informed.
The Gundremmingen nuclear power plant located 120 km northwest of Munich has been infected with computer viruses and malware.
Following the compromising of nearly all its databases and emails, and then the subsequent release of those company details, Hacking Team posted a job listing for a "hacker/developer."
As software becomes increasingly complex, we must start addressing security as a key component at an early stage to prevent long-term costs from spiralling up, says Lev Lesokhin.
Experimental Firefox functionality release to web developers intended to block Internet tracking elements