Pwn2Own Pays Hackers $480K in Bug Bounties
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 08, 2013
Security researchers found vulnerabilities in all of the major browsers.
Tags: Java, Firefox, security vulnerabilities, Internet Explorer, hackers, Chrome, Adobe, bug, PWN2OWN
Facebook Bug 'Breaks the Internet'
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 08, 2013
Many websites were temporarily inaccessible due to a problem with Facebook Connect.
Tags: Facebook, Web, outage, Internet, bug
Researchers Report Yet Another Java Bug
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 29, 2013
Java's new defenses do nothing to protect against the latest security vulnerability.
Tags: Java, security vulnerabilities, bug, UPnP
Oracle Patches Database Security Flaw Disclosed at Black Hat
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 14, 2012
The company encourages end users to apply the security update as soon as possible.
Tags: database, Oracle, security, bug, update, vulnerability, Black Hat Conference
Skype Starts Rolling Out Fix for IM Bug
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
The service has been delivering some messages to the wrong users.
Tags: bug, Skype, update, IM
Facebook Blames Bug for Writing Over Contact E-Mail Addresses
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 03, 2012
The social network says a software glitch caused some devices to write over existing e-mail addresses with @facebook.com addresses.
Tags: Facebook, mobile, smartphone, bug, e-Mail, contacts
Google Will Offer $1 Million in Rewards for Hacking Chrome in Contest
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 28, 2012
Google's bug bounty dwarfs the official Pwn2Own contest prize.
Tags: Google, Chrome, hacker, bug, PWN2OWN
Regulators Mull Consumer Privacy Guidlines
By - Reuters | Article Published December 08, 2009
With an ocean of consumer privacy being gathered, the Federal Trade Commission met to discuss guidelines on how firms use that data to advertise.
Tags: Google, privacy, FTC, policy, bug
Building On-Ramps on the Fedora 12 Highway
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published November 17, 2009
Fedora is building a community of contributors, as opposed to a community of consumers.
Tags: Linux, Fedora, bug, monitors
Hacker Claims First Windows 7 'Zero Day'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 13, 2009
A hacker who discovered a problem in the Windows 7 RC has published proof-of-concept code to cause crashes in the current release.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Windows 7, bug, e-Mail
Fewer Holes Fixed by Patch Tuesday
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 11, 2009
November's patch drop, smaller than in recent months, did not need to release any fixes for Windows 7.
Tags: operating system, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, bug, Windows 2000
Free, Comprehensive Windows Patch Notification: Secunia
By Michael Horowitz | Article Published November 02, 2009
Microsoft issues patches for its own software, but Windows apps from other vendors remain a problem. Secunia offers a free online software inspector for patch notification.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Mozilla, patch, bug
Consider Linux for Secure Online Banking
By Michael Horowitz | Article Published October 14, 2009
The open source operating system offers a number of advantages in terms of data protection.
Tags: Linux, Windows, Microsoft, Mac, bug