The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Privacy groups are denouncing a federal government move to force Internet companies like Facebook and Google to build backdoors that would let the FBI and other agencies snoop in on real time online communications.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 01 May, 2013 15:19
Though once a rare topic, today the air is filled with accusations of state-sponsored cyber-espionage and break-ins as the governments of U.S., China, Russia, Israel, India and Iran, among others, can be heard calling foreign cyberattacks a threat. The effect is a powerfully accelerating cyber-nationalism that's driving buildup of cyber-commands and general rancor that may spill over into trade relations.
By Ellen Messmer | 19 March, 2013 20:04
Though U.S. officials blamed Iran for an ongoing stream of distributed denial of service attacks against major U.S. banks, security experts say there's not enough evidence yet to assign blame.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 11 January, 2013 21:26