Article | 19/06/2009
Fight against China's Web filtering software grows
A U.S. company that says its code was copied by a Chinese Internet filtering program has ordered more PC makers not to distribute the Chinese software...
Article | 18/06/2009
Coordinated Malware Resists Eradication
How do you make a terrible thing even worse? If you're a crook who operates a botnet -- an often-expansive network of malware-infected PCs -- you link...
Article | 16/06/2009
China to propose WLAN security standard for global use again
China will submit its wireless LAN security protocol to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for consideration as a global standar...
Article | 17/06/2009
Intel, Oracle, PayPal back ID technology interop group
The Kantara Initiative, formed to promote interoperability among identity verification applications and services, launched on Wednesday with big-name ...
Article | 12/06/2009
Microsoft's free antivirus: is this an apology?
Who should know more about PC threats than the company whose software makes most of them possible? Is Microsoft's upcoming, free anti-malware app the ...
Article | 13/06/2009
Cyber chief: Gov't needs to work better with companies
The U.S. government has significant work to do before it can better cooperate with the private sector and other governments to better protect cybersec...
Article | 9/06/2009
10 things you didn't know about cyberwarfare
NEW YORK CITY -- Imagine a situation where a powerful country wants to annex its small neighbor, so it launches a week-long campaign of cyberattacks a...
Article | 22/05/2009
Twitter hit with phishing attacks
Twitter users who thought friends were directing them to a "funny blog" Thursday ended up experiencing something completely different: a phishing scam...
Article | 21/05/2009
Lost hard drive and other government data blunders
The U.S. government says it's lost - yes, lost - an entire hard drive full of sensitive data. The external drive, stored at the U.S. National Archives...
Article | 19/05/2009
Web attack that poisons Google results gets worse
A new attack that peppers Google search results with malicious links is spreading quickly, the U.S. Computer Emergence Response Team warned on Monday.
Article | 15/05/2009
The hidden secrets of online quizzes
I am a genius. I'm charismatic, kind, and understanding. I'm also a Disney princess named Aurora and the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe.
Article | 15/05/2009
Enter the cloud
Cloud computing is a reality, and it's a force that IT professionals need to quickly come to terms with. The economic and social motivation for the cl...
Article | 7/05/2009
57 amazing things you didn't know your tech could do!
We've worked long and hard to come up with the best tips and tricks for your PCs, smartphones, cameras, game controllers, music players, and the Web. ...
Article | 7/05/2009
IPv6 security guru fields questions
Although he acknowledges that businesses have yet to embrace IPv6, security guru Scott Hogg says that doesn't mean IT executives can ignore the securi...
Article | 6/05/2009
How to beat 22 Web security threats
Forewarned is forearmed. We investigate the latest and most deadly tech dangers, and explain how to fight back.
Article | 27/04/2009
A short history of hacks, worms and cyberterror
Phreakers and phishers, cybercrooks and criminals have strutted their stuff over the Internet
Article | 17/04/2009
If Spam Equals Tons of CO2 What's the Carbon Footprint of Cyber Porn?
A McAfee study estimates 62 trillion spam e-mails equal 33 billion kilowatt hours of electricity or about as much carbon as 3.1 million cars consuming...
Article | 7/04/2009
8 great free security tools
Here are our picks for no-cost ways to protect your PC, including Avast Home Edition, SpywareBlaster, and more.
Article | 27/02/2009
Report cites potential privacy gotchas in cloud computing
Companies looking to reduce their IT costs and complexity by tapping into cloud computing services should first make sure that they won't be stepping ...
Article | 24/02/2009
Stop DRM from becoming a "privacy nightmare"
The news that iTunes will offer songs from the three of the largest labels free of copy protection software was music to the ears of many users. Priva...