Based on an analysis of the Alexa top one million sites, Menlo Security found that more than one in three of the top domains are either already compromised or running vulnerable software.
In total, Menlo Security scanned more than 1.75 million URLs representing over 750,000 unique domains.
A New York court has tried to knock DVD ripping software biz Fengtao offline by issuing an injunction against its domain names, social networking accounts and online payment systems.
Judge Vernon Broderick ordered [PDF] that dozens of domain names including DVDFab.com, DVDFab.net, DVDFab.jp, DVDFab.de, Ray-ripper.us, Boooya.org and CopyBiuRay.us be taken off the internet.
A Florida businessman accused of falsifying his death overseas was located and then arrested by federal authorities after facial recognition software returned a match to his face in passport records. Jose Salvador Lantigua now faces one federal count of providing a false statement on a passport application.
The arrest marks yet another concrete example of a federal agency using new facial recognition technology to catch criminals.
One of the weirder attacks to bridge air gap networks has emerged, and uses heat to transfer data between machines.
The command and control mechanism forged by Ben Gurion University researchers could transfer sensitive data through "thermal pings" between two physically close computers.
Engineers are trying to fix the F-35’s software package after it was discovered the sensors for the Joint Strike Fighter malfunction when detecting targets when the aircraft flies in formation.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, Program Executive Officer, F-35, said he didn’t have a date when the correction would be made. However, he said the problem would not delay the declaration of the Marine variant of the aircraft, the F-35B, ready for combat.