Social networking gadget site RockYou has admitted that 32 million passwords - in plaintext - have been stolen in an SQL injection attack, including third-party site credentials.
The Mozilla Foundation has released a demonstration of its new Content Security Policy system, designed to prevent cross-site scripting attacks completely.
Security firm Finjan has alerted users to a particularly insidious new Trojan which infects Windows-based systems and steals money from on-line banking systems.
Peripheral manufacturer Razer has taken down its support site following reports that it was unwittingly distributing a worm dropper as part of several driver update packages.
Research has revealed the browser choices of drive-by malware download site creators - with Opera making a strong showing.
The Symbian Foundation has admitted to a failure of its digital signing process which lead to a botnet-creating malware package being signed as safe for install.
A flaw in the way Firefox 3.5 handles Unicode text can lead to remote code execution - the second such bug to hit the browser in less than a week.
O2's German arm has unwittingly shipped unnamed malware on its Windows Mobile 6.1 Toshiba TG01 smartphones - but has promised to replace all affected units.
A bug in the latest virus definitions for Computer Associates' range of anti-virus products left customers with important system files missing.
Microsoft has released details of an as-yet unpatched flaw in DirectShow - the second in a month - which leaves both desktop and server systems vulnerable to attack.
The next build of the Mozilla Foundation's popular open-source web browser, Firefox 3.5, is due to hit final release status tomorrow - and brings some nice new features.
Microsoft's in-house anti-virus, Security Essentials, has hit public beta status - although it's limited to the first 75,000 downloaders at present.
Mozilla is to offer corporate users of its popular Firefox web browser a system for the customisation of its appearance, bookmarks, and settings.
A new worm has been uncovered which targets routers based on the Linux operating system and makes them part of an IRC controlled botnet.
A pair of researchers claim to have developed malware which is resident in a system's BIOS, and which is capable of surviving a complete OS reinstall.
Anti-virus vendor Sophos claims to have received code samples of a Trojan which aims to skim card details from Diebold cash machines.
Malware has been discovered on two commercially available lines of digital photo frames over the Christmas period - one from Samsung, the other from Mercury.
Apple has updated its support site with a suggestion that users of Mac OS X employ some form of anti-virus defence in the wake of several Mac-based trojans.
Microsoft’s security report is in and it shows a decrease in vulnerabilities and removed malware in newer versions of software. I should hope so too!