The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Hackers who commandeered The Onion's Twitter account used simple but effective phishing attacks to obtain passwords, according to a writeup by the publisher's technology team.
By Jeremy Kirk | 10 May, 2013 01:19
A 41-year-old man was arrested for allegedly disrupting his former employer's network after he was passed over for promotions, leading him to quit his job and take revenge, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
By Loek Essers | 03 May, 2013 10:24
The Dutch government today presented a draft bill that aims to give law enforcement the power to hack into computer systems -- including those located in foreign countires -- to do research, gather and copy evidence or block access to certain data.
By Loek Essers | 02 May, 2013 10:47
Australia's government is keeping a tight hold on proposed data breach notification legislation that could become law before a federal election in September.
By Jeremy Kirk | 02 May, 2013 05:46
Despite the convenience, free public Wi-Fi networks like those found in hotels, Starbucks, and McDonald's are also a serious risk when it comes to your data and personal information.
By Tony Bradley | 11 November, 2010 07:42
Our manager finds the time and opportunity to cross a few nagging items off of his to-do list.
By Mathias Thurman | 22 April, 2013 10:04
Sure, you want users to comply with security edicts, but would you phish your own employees or share your company's hack history? At least some CIOs say yes.
By Stacy Collett | 25 March, 2013 10:17
Genesco, a specialty retailer of footwear, sports apparel and related accessories has sued Visa USA for $13.3 million in fines that were assessed against the company after a credit card data breach in 2010.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 14 March, 2013 00:11
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
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