The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Microsoft will ship 11 security updates next week to patch critical vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and Exchange, including one meant to stymie active attacks the company confirmed last month.
By Gregg Keizer | 05 December, 2013 21:19
Security researchers have uncovered two unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer which have been exploited by attackers in an unusual "watering hole" campaign launched from a U.S.-based website that specializes in domestic and international security policy.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 November, 2013 20:05
Facebook and Microsoft are winning plaudits from security researchers for launching an initiative to offer bounties to bug hunters who discover and report vulnerabilities in widely used products.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 08 November, 2013 21:53
Microsoft today released Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) for Windows 7, and announced it would soon start pushing it to customers as an automatic update.
By Gregg Keizer | 07 November, 2013 21:15
The newest piece of ransomware is particularly nasty and, once you've got it, it's a real pain to get rid of. Here's how to protect your corporate assets before getting bit.
By Jonathan Hassell | 25 October, 2013 17:51
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
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
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. Insider (registration required)
By Stacy Collett | 03 January, 2013 13:04