The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Did the National Security Agency trick RSA, the security division of EMC, into including a crypto algorithm that was really an NSA cyber-espionage backdoor into the RSA BSAFE toolkit in order to propagate it through tech industry products?
By Ellen Messmer | 25 February, 2014 22:54
Sixteen cases of software pirating were settled by Business Software Alliance (BSA) in Australia last year, a marked increase from 2010 when only six cases were settled.
By Hamish Barwick | 20 February, 2014 11:53
Controversial crypto technology known as Dual EC DRBG, thought to be a backdoor for the National Security Agency, ended up in some Cisco products as part of their code libraries. But Cisco says they cannot be used because it chose other crypto as an operational default which can't be changed.
By Ellen Messmer | 17 October, 2013 20:09
Cylinder Head Innovations, a Melbourne-based design and manufacturing company, has been required to pay an undisclosed amount of damages for its use of unlicensed Siemens PLM NX software.
By Hamish Barwick | 15 October, 2013 16:10
The U.S. Congress must act quickly on legislation that would make electronic data collection efforts by the U.S. National Security Agency more public, a group of tech firms, civil liberties groups and other organizations said Monday.
By Grant Gross | 30 September, 2013 19:23