For software programmers, security tools are analytic software that can scan or run their code to expose vulnerabilities long before the software goes to market. But these tools can have shortcomings, and programmers don't ...
Following the trend of giving catchy names to serious operating system security flaws, the Linux vulnerability revealed recently by security researchers Qualys has been called Ghost.
Cybersecurity firm FireEye warned Monday that hackers could trick owners of Apple gadgets into installing applications that steal information.
The US government and technology experts warned Thursday of a vulnerability in some computer-operating systems, including Apple's Mac OS, which could allow widespread and serious attacks by hackers.
The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability.
Hacking is often done with malicious intent. But the two MIT alumni who co-founded fast-growing startup Tinfoil Security have shown that hacking can be put to good use: improving security.