Security briefs

Security briefs

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEMobile content gets an OK McAfee Inc. has launched a new security program for mobile phones. The...

April 12th, 2007 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Data from 45.7 million cards stolen during hacker heist, TJX reveals

Data from 45.7 million cards stolen during hacker heist, TJX reveals

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEFinancial and personal information from at least 45.7 million credit and debit cards was stolen by hackers,...

April 4th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Secure links offer new threat

Secure links offer new threat

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe little lock icon that appears on a Web browser window frame when a secure connection exists...

March 29th, 2007 Jaikumar Vijayan

Microsoft releases Sony rootkit sleuth’s tools

Microsoft releases Sony rootkit sleuth’s tools

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLENearly four months after hiring Sony rootkit whistleblower Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Corp. has moved his company's software...

November 9th, 2006 Robert McMillan

Putting a PAL to work

Putting a PAL to work

Voice over IP - VoIP - is inevitable in government. It is the hottest area, and many government departments are...

November 1st, 2006 BrianOHiggins

Putting a PAL to work

Putting a PAL to work

Voice over IP – VoIP – is inevitable in government. It is the hottest area, and many government departments are...

October 29th, 2006 BrianOHiggins

Laws against computer hacking worry security pros

Laws against computer hacking worry security pros

Moves by several European countries to tighten laws against computer hacking worry security professionals who often use the same tools...

September 28th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

Germany to make hacking a crime

Germany to make hacking a crime

New legislation proposed by the German government aims to make computer hacking a punishable crime. The draft law, announced Wednesday,...

September 21st, 2006 John Blau

Firms losing security war, expert says

Firms losing security war, expert says

Companies are losing the battle to secure their IT systems from attacks by hackers and other threats, warned Bruce Schneier,...

September 19th, 2006 Sumner Lemon