The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Metadata has had a bad rap lately, with disclosures tying its collection to government spying programs. But those bits of information lurking behind our phone calls, photos and online chats can be useful in other ways if they're harnessed properly.
By Zach Miners | 06 March, 2014 02:01
Mastercard and roaming infrastructure company Syniverse have come up with a way to protect credit card transactions abroad with help from a phone's location.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 25 February, 2014 17:40
The U.S. Congress should pass a law requiring businesses that have lost customer information in cyberattacks to notify those affected, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.
By Grant Gross | 24 February, 2014 19:10
The source code for an Android mobile banking Trojan app was released on an underground forum, making it possible for a larger number of cybercriminals to launch attacks using this kind of malware in the future.
By Lucian Constantin | 21 February, 2014 11:57
One in three data breach victims in 2013 later experienced fraud, according to a survey released Wednesday, a sharp increase that doesn't bode well for millions of Target shoppers.
By Jeremy Kirk | 06 February, 2014 02:52