The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The Internet Storm Center, an arm of the SANS Technology Institute, has started collecting reports of fake support calls in an attempt to figure out how prevalent the scam is among computer owners.
By Gregg Keizer | 10 December, 2013 16:14
Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) this week asked automakers what they're doing to protect vehicles from wireless hacking threats and privacy intrusions.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 05 December, 2013 18:28
Security researches are gradually raising warnings that the Internet of Things will increase, by multitudes, the number of things that can be hacked and attacked. The Hitchcockian plotlines are endless.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 03 December, 2013 18:38
More than a year after the FTC heralded a major crackdown on fraudsters posing as Microsoft technical support personnel, consumers continue to receive calls from scammers.
By Gregg Keizer | 20 November, 2013 18:39
Adobe on Thursday admitted that hackers broke into its network and stole personal information, including an estimated 2.9 million credit cards, illustrating the lucrative target that software-by-subscription providers have become to cyber criminals.
By Gregg Keizer | 07 October, 2013 11:03
Defcon founder Jeff Moss' request to government agencies asking them not to attend next month's annual Defcon hacker conference has evoked a mixed response from the security community.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 12 July, 2013 10:16
China's remarkable success in infiltrating U.S. government, military and corporate networks in recent years shouldn't be seen as a sign that the country is gaining on the U.S. lead in cybertechnology, security experts say. They're just very persistent and very good at remaining undetected for long periods of time.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 20 May, 2013 10:14
Alberto Yusi Lajud Pena, found dead in the Dominican Republic two weeks ago, was the leader of the New York cell of an international gang of cyber thieves that authorities allege stole a staggering $45 million from ATM machines around the world.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 10 May, 2013 20:26
The remarkable success that Chinese state-sponsored groups have had in infiltrating U.S. government, military and corporate networks in recent years should not be mistaken as a sign of growing technical superiority over the U.S. in cyberspace, security experts said.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 08 May, 2013 15:57