NASA sold PCs without wiping sensitive data

NASA sold PCs without wiping sensitive data

NASA has revealed that 10 computers used for its space shuttle program were sold to the public without being wiped...

December 9th, 2010 anh nguyen

Ray Ozzie to leave Microsoft

Ray Ozzie to leave Microsoft

Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's chief software architect and the executive responsible for pushing the company into the cloud, plans to step...

October 19th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Researchers one step closer to ‘bootless’ computer

Researchers one step closer to ‘bootless’ computer

Physicists at the University of California at Riverside have made a breakthrough in developing a "spin computer," which would combine...

October 18th, 2010 Lucas Mearian

Microsoft pitches PC isolation ward to defeat botnets

Microsoft pitches PC isolation ward to defeat botnets

Microsoft Corp.'s security chief Wednesday pitched a plan that would block some botnet-infected computers from connecting to the Internet.A noted...

October 7th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Salaries stall, workloads rise, and IT gets squeezed

Salaries stall, workloads rise, and IT gets squeezed

It's not easy to stay positive in the Great Recession, protracted recovery or whatever phrase du jour is used to...

April 8th, 2010 Mary Brandel

Will Google’s purchase of reCAPTCHA hurt Internet security?

Will Google’s purchase of reCAPTCHA hurt Internet security?

Absorbing reCAPTCHA, the word-verification Internet security organization, was a natural progression for the Google Book Project. The CATPCHA (Completely Automated...

September 17th, 2009 Brennon Slattery

Obama’s escape route, safe house details leaked on LimeWire

Obama’s escape route, safe house details leaked on LimeWire

Details about a U.S. Secret Service safe house for the First Family -- to be used in a national emergency...

July 29th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

10 most wanted botnets in America

10 most wanted botnets in America

Botnet attacksare increasing, as cybercrime gangs use compromised computers to send spam, steal personal data, perpetrate click fraud and clobber...

July 22nd, 2009 Ellen Messmer

Research pinpoints UK, not North Korea as DDoS attack source

Research pinpoints UK, not North Korea as DDoS attack source

The U.K. was the likely source of a series of attacks last week that took down popular Web sites in...

July 14th, 2009 Martyn Williams