Articles By John E. Dunn

Windows 8 ditches Aero interface for ‘clean’ look

Windows 8 ditches Aero interface for ‘clean’ look

LONDON-- Windows 8 will abandon much of the GUI eye candy introduced by Vista six years ago in favour of an...

May 22nd, 2012 John E. Dunn
New worms part of larger cybermalware campaign

New worms part of larger cybermalware campaign

LONDON -- The Stuxnet worm was built on the same platform used from 2007 onwards to create a family of...

January 2nd, 2012 John E. Dunn
JustOne Database unveils new database design in first beta

JustOne Database unveils new database design in first beta

A highly-touted Anglo-US startup has emerged from stealth mode this month with a new type of database design it believes...

May 27th, 2011 John E. Dunn
Iran’s Orwellian cyber-police target dissent

Iran’s Orwellian cyber-police target dissent

 Iran last week announced the formation of a new cyber-police force to strike back in the Government's escalating digital war...

January 25th, 2011 John E. Dunn
Sophos delights Mac users with free antivirus

Sophos delights Mac users with free antivirus

Security software company Sophos has finally broken ranks and decided to offer Mac users a free antivirus product without hidden...

November 4th, 2010 John E. Dunn
Antivirus scanning becoming inadequate: Webroot CEO

Antivirus scanning becoming inadequate: Webroot CEO

U.S. antivirus vendor Webroot has bought U.K.-based Prevx in an acquisition that looks like the latest symptom of the growing...

November 4th, 2010 John E. Dunn
BlackBerry offers users free security app

BlackBerry offers users free security app

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. has shown a new free application that owners can use to track their much-loved smart phones...

July 13th, 2010 John E. Dunn
IBM, Sybase upgrade analytics capabilities

IBM, Sybase upgrade analytics capabilities

Both IBM and Sybase have updated their lines of analytics software, optimistic of the growing market for such tools.  "We...

May 25th, 2010 John E. Dunn
Oracle buys Secerno to get database firewall

Oracle buys Secerno to get database firewall

Oracle has bought UK database security startup Secerno for an undisclosed sum, bringing to an end the independence of one...

May 21st, 2010 John E. Dunn
Apple security threats exaggerated, report reveals

Apple security threats exaggerated, report reveals

Apple Inc.'s desktop computers experience little malware, a review of 2009 has found, but this is partly because attacks are...

January 27th, 2010 John E. Dunn