The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
U.S. companies should be allowed to take aggressive countermeasures against hackers seeking to steal their intellectual property, contends the private Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 23 May, 2013 19:29
Oracle has changed the numbering of its Java security updates, prompting one expert to say, "As if Java updates weren't confusing already."
By Gregg Keizer | 16 May, 2013 10:06
Chinese cyberespionage activities are fueling a rapid modernization of the country's defense and high tech industries, the Pentagon said in an unusually candid assessment of China's military and security developments last year.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 07 May, 2013 15:12
A spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today downplayed the significance of a recent incident of unauthorized access to a database containing potentially sensitive information on thousands of high hazard dams across the country.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 02 May, 2013 20:17
A federal court in Houston has rejected an FBI request for a warrant to hack into the computer of a suspect in an attempted cyberheist.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 25 April, 2013 20:56
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
China is by far the most aggressive, but not the only, country attempting the sort of extensive cyberespionage described in security firm Mandiant's dramatic report, released this week.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 20 February, 2013 11:09