Articles By Paul Roberts

US Government cybersecurity gets an F

US Government cybersecurity gets an F

As director of research at the SANS Institute, Alan Paller has a unique window from which to view the U.S....

September 11th, 2006 Paul Roberts
E-mail attacks target unpatched Word hole

E-mail attacks target unpatched Word hole

Antivirus companies and the SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC) issued a warning Friday about sophisticated e-mail attacks that are using...

May 18th, 2006 Paul Roberts
Botmaster gets 5 years in prison

Botmaster gets 5 years in prison

Jeanson James Ancheta, who used a network of zombie computers to rake in tens of thousands of dollars and buy...

May 10th, 2006 Paul Roberts
Venezuelan arrested for ’01 Airforce hacks

Venezuelan arrested for ’01 Airforce hacks

A popular Venezuelan hacker known as "RaFa" was arrested April 2 and charged with hacking into U.S. Department of Defense...

April 27th, 2005 Paul Roberts
ISPs band to ‘fingerprint’ Internet attacks

ISPs band to ‘fingerprint’ Internet attacks

Leading global telecommunications companies, ISPs and network operators will begin sharing information on Internet attacks as members of a new...

April 14th, 2005 Paul Roberts
More likely data theft victims: LexisNexis

More likely data theft victims: LexisNexis

An internal investigation at the LexisNexis division of Reed Elsevier PLC has uncovered evidence that as many as 310,000 more...

April 14th, 2005 Paul Roberts
Manager, alphaWorks

Manager, alphaWorks

New technology from IBM Corp. is designed to stop spam by identifying the Internet domain it came from, and can...

March 22nd, 2005 Paul Roberts
Root out “rootkits” before they run riot, security experts say

Root out “rootkits” before they run riot, security experts say

Stealthy, remote system access programs called "rootkits" could fuel the next big wave of malicious code, and are already beginning...

March 16th, 2005 Paul Roberts
Hackers breach LexisNexis, grab info on 32,000 people

Hackers breach LexisNexis, grab info on 32,000 people

Hackers have compromised databases belonging to LexisNexis and stolen information on at least 32,000 people, according to a statement Wednesday...

March 9th, 2005 Paul Roberts
Cabir mobile phone virus spreads to France, Japan

Cabir mobile phone virus spreads to France, Japan

Mobile phones infected with the Cabir virus have turned up in Japan and France, according to antivirus software company F-Secure...

March 8th, 2005 Paul Roberts