Articles by Kara Reeder 

Microsoft: Third-Party Vendors Failing to Patch Flaws

Fifty-five percent of the flaws reported by Microsoft to other vendors go unpatched.

Russian Crime Ring Uses Botnets to Run Check-Fraud Operation

The scam resulted in 3,285 fraudulent business checks.

BIO-Key to Bring Biometric Security to Smartphones

Oracle, CA and IBM are already incorporating BIO-Key's offering.

Cisco: Spam Attacks to Rise 30 Percent in 2010

Cisco also found that the growth of social networking is having a major security impact.

McAfee Targets Macs with New Security Software

McAfee launches McAfee Internet Security for Mac and McAfee Family Protection for Mac.

CA Tool Bolsters Virtualization Security

A key feature of Virtual Privilege Manager is a privilege password management option.

Researcher Publishes Working Windows 'Shortcut' Attack

All versions of Windows contain the bug.

NIST Proposes Reconstructing Cyber Attacks Via Web Services

Researchers say that the system could work with Web services based on XML, Simple Object Access Protocol and related open standards.

Attacks Use eBay Ruse to Launch Malware Attack

The attack begins with an unsolicited e-mail with the subject line "Payment request from."

Hacker Claims to Have Compromised Skype's Encryption

Skype says that the hacker's efforts "in no way" compromise its software's security.

Symantec: Beware of PDF Phishing Scam

The goal is to steal credit card data by tricking people into applying for a non-existent update.

Secunia Warns of Windows 2000, XP Bug

Secunia is warning of a "moderately critical" flaw in Windows XP and 2000.

YouTube Hack Targets Bieber Fans

Google says it fixed the issue two hours after it was discovered.

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