Articles By Robert MacMillan

From friends and fans, Steve Jobs tributes pour in

From friends and fans, Steve Jobs tributes pour in

As news of the death of Steve Jobs spread around the Internet, the tributes came pouring in Wednesday, crediting Apple's...

October 5th, 2011 Robert MacMillan
After hacking claims, second firm pulls digital certificates

After hacking claims, second firm pulls digital certificates

Digital certificates issued by GlobalSign have come under scrutiny after a hacker's claim that he broke into the company's computer...

September 7th, 2011 Robert MacMillan
Sony cuts Sony Online Entertainment service after hack

Sony cuts Sony Online Entertainment service after hack

The widely publicized hack of Sony's computer networks is worse than previously thought, also affecting 24.6 million Sony Online Entertainment...

May 3rd, 2011 Robert MacMillan
Epsilon worries of business loss after huge data breach

Epsilon worries of business loss after huge data breach

The company responsible for one of the most publicized data breaches this year fears it may now lose some business...

April 7th, 2011 Robert MacMillan
RSA warns SecurID customers after company is hacked

RSA warns SecurID customers after company is hacked

EMC Corp.’s RSA Security division says the security of the company's two-factor SecurID tokens could be at risk following a...

March 18th, 2011 Robert MacMillan
HP’s new cloud strategy pits it against Google, Amazon

HP’s new cloud strategy pits it against Google, Amazon

Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Leo Apotheker took a step out of Mark Hurd's shadow Monday, unveiling a new cloud computing platform...

March 15th, 2011 Robert MacMillan
Smart cards no match for online spies

Smart cards no match for online spies

The U.S. government has been stepping up its use of smart cards to help lock down its computer networks, but...

January 27th, 2011 Robert MacMillan
Man used neighbor’s Wi-Fi to threaten U.S. VP Biden

Man used neighbor’s Wi-Fi to threaten U.S. VP Biden

A Blaine, Minnesota, man has pleaded guilty to charges that he hacked into his neighbor's Wi-Fi connection to e-mail death...

December 22nd, 2010 Robert MacMillan
Report: SEC investigating Mark Hurd’s departure from HP

Report: SEC investigating Mark Hurd’s departure from HP

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an information investigation into the circumstances surrounding Mark Hurd's departure from Hewlett-Packard, The...

December 21st, 2010 Robert MacMillan
IBM uses ‘virtual doorman’ to lock down cloud

IBM uses ‘virtual doorman’ to lock down cloud

IBM Corp. has developed a new rootkit-detection system designed to make it easier to detect malicious attacks on virtualized data...

October 21st, 2010 Robert MacMillan