Microsoft unveiled a new sandbox for Windows this week that can allow users to run untrusted software without having to do so in a virtual machine.
Microsoft's president warned about the implications of facial recognition systems this week, advocating the government to regulate the technology sooner than later.
The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced this week it disrupted a significant online ad fraud operation, 3ve, that involved 1.7 million IP addresses and caused millions of dollars in losses.
HSBC, one of the largest banks in the world, confirmed this week that some of its US customers' bank accounts were hacked in October, possibly by stolen credentials.
A new Firefox update blocks cookies and storage access from third-party trackers, substantially beefing up the browser's privacy options for users.
An authentication bypass in the SSH library libSSH disclosed this week could allow attackers to takeover vulnerable servers without authentication.
The Hide and Seek botnet has diversified its infection capabilities. Now researchers say the IoT botnet, first discovered in January, is exploiting devices running on the Android operating system.
Apple's latest update for iOS incorporates ways to stop Safari snooping, data leaks, password reuse, and hacking.
A Russian man pleaded guilty this week to running Kelihos, a botnet that for years helped facilitate a lengthy spam and credential-harvesting campaign.
Researchers have published a paper on a new side-channel attack that essentially turns Android devices into sonar systems. It allows attackers, via acoustic signals, to track a person's finger movements on devices, something which could allow them to capture sensitive data, like passwords.