Security more than just tech

Security more than just tech

Security is a burning issue for anyone involved in networking today. Not a day goes by without at least one...

July 21st, 2005 Michael Martin

New Mytob worm poses as IT administrator

New Mytob worm poses as IT administrator

Another variant of the Mytob worm began wiggling its way into inboxes this week, enticing recipients to open an e-mail...

June 1st, 2005 Scarlett Pruitt

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

Spanish police nab suspected creator of webcam Trojan

Spanish police nab suspected creator of webcam Trojan

Spanish police have arrested a man suspected of creating a Trojan horse software program capable of making secret recordings of...

January 18th, 2005 Scarlet Pruitt

Would you hire a hacker?

Would you hire a hacker?

Maybe you thought the fad of hiring hackers had died. Not according to Ira Winkler, chief security strategist at Hewlett-Packard...

January 31st, 2004 Kathleen Carr

Greg Enright: Legal road a slow one

Greg Enright: Legal road a slow one

It is not uncommon to hear IT security experts opine that the only way to prevent virus writers and hackers...

September 19th, 2003 No Author

Microsoft ponders automatic patching

Microsoft ponders automatic patching

In the wake of a widespread Internet worm, Microsoft Corp. is weighing options to get more users to secure their...

August 22nd, 2003 Joris Evers

Massive hacking spree halted; man indicted

Massive hacking spree halted; man indicted

Federal prosecutors from Virginia and New Jersey Tuesday indicted a British citizen on eight counts of computer fraud related to...

November 12th, 2002 Dan Verton

President, manager and chief guardian

President, manager and chief guardian

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! At least, that's what the Chicken Littles of Internet security like to...

March 31st, 2002 Scott Gardner