The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The maker of a popular flashlight app for Android phones has agreed to settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission that it left consumers in the dark about its data-sharing practices.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 06 December, 2013 21:14
Thirteen people, including the creator of Blackhole, a popular exploit tool used to infect computers with malware, were arrested and charged in Russia with creating and participating in a criminal organization.
By Lucian Constantin | 06 December, 2013 17:56
A new Trojan program that targets users of online financial services has the potential to spread very quickly over the next few months, security researchers warn.
By Lucian Constantin | 26 November, 2013 16:45
Hackers reportedly stole 42 million customer records including email addresses and clear-text passwords from Cupid Media, a network of dating websites.
By Lucian Constantin | 20 November, 2013 15:57
Developers being overly trusting is one of them.
By Kenneth van Wyk | 21 May, 2013 20:56
An assessment of the information security department shows that it has a lot of growing up to do yet.
By Mathias Thurman | 05 November, 2012 11:15
Both Google's and Apple's mobile platforms have security drawbacks and advantages. Is there a clear winner?
By Kenneth van Wyk | 30 October, 2012 20:44