Industry voiceWe look back at the security trends of last year, and then consider what the major threats are for 2015.
Industry voiceWidely deployed and heavily targeted by hackers, Java remains one of the most important issues in IT security today.
Microsoft's WinJS toolset has been made open source to allow developers to create apps that can be multi-platform, including compatibility with Chrome, iOS and FireFox.
The IceFog malware that targeted supply chain systems last year has reemerged as a Java-based exploit, Kaspersky reports.
Users visiting Yahoo's main website have been hit with potentially malicious adware, a report from security firm Fox IT, claims.
UpdatedComputers on Apple's own network were infected via the same Java exploit that hit Facebook last month, but Apple has issued a Java fix.
Facebook Security found malware on several employees' laptops, but no evidence that user data was compromised.