Lenovo fixes basic flaws in one of its bundled apps
Android and Windows devices had obvious exploits baked into their pre-loaded software.
Princeton researchers find security flaws in IoT devices
Nest thermostats were leaking zip codes on the internet, for example.
Google denies Linux flaw is a serious Android security issue
The search giant released a patch anyway, though.
Apple's Gatekeeper vulnerability still needs to be fixed
A previous security update only blacklisted nefarious apps.
Comcast home security exploit could let burglars in (updated)
Xfinity Home can be tricked into thinking everything's safe during a break-in.
Facebook accuses bug hunter of unethical behavior
After a security researcher gained high level access to Instagram, Facebook called his employer.
Fitbit trackers can be hacked in '10 seconds' (update: Fitbit disagrees)
The attacker just needs to be in Bluetooth range to install trojans or other malware.
Adobe warns of 'critical vulnerability' in Flash
Adobe has found a 'critical' security vulnerability in some versions of Flash for Mac, Windows and Linus. There's a fix on the way, but it won't arrive until next week.
TrueCrypt Windows encryption app has critical security flaws
The two vulnerabilities were missed on a security audit earlier this year.