Ways to prevent a ransomware attack

The recent payment of $20,000 to an extortionist by The University of Calgary highlights how appealing and lucrative ransomware attacks...

June 13th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

Operating Systems: The slow but steady march of open source

Operating Systems: The slow but steady march of open source

It may not be taking the world by storm, but open source still has a growing and determined group of...

September 30th, 2006 Rosie Lombardi

Philippine gov’t to promote small business IT usage

Philippine gov’t to promote small business IT usage

The Philippine Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) is conducting seminars that aim to promote awareness and increase the...

June 25th, 2006 Lawrence D Casiraya

Microsoft begins security CD giveaway in Japan

Microsoft begins security CD giveaway in Japan

The Japanese unit of Microsoft Corp. has begun giving away CDs containing a full set of updates for its Windows...

September 22nd, 2003 Martyn Williams

Popular file-swap programs had Trojan horse

Popular file-swap programs had Trojan horse

Three popular file-swap programs for some time came with third-party "spyware" software that was installed even if the user opted...

January 2nd, 2002 Joris Evers

ZaCker worm attacks security software

ZaCker worm attacks security software

After a quiet holiday away from PC viruses, users returning to work Wednesday were warned by anti-virus vendor Symantec Corp....

January 1st, 2002 Douglas F. Gray

Survey finds security practices appalling

Survey finds security practices appalling

Despite the recent attacks of viruses, individuals are reluctant to review their security practices, according to a recent survey conducted...

October 18th, 2001 Albert Leonardo

FBI anti-virus plan mirrors local efforts: RCMP

FBI anti-virus plan mirrors local efforts: RCMP

The U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Monday a partnership with the computer industry to develop computer security strategies for...

October 5th, 2001 Ryan B. Patrick

Harmless .exe files fall to virus threat

Harmless .exe files fall to virus threat

Bruce Owen couldn't believe his eyes when he looked at his e-mail. Sitting in his inbox was a message from...

October 5th, 2001 Tom Mainelli