Network security threats to watch in 2010

Network security threats to watch in 2010

So you keep all of your anti-virus software and firewall signatures up to date. If you’re a Microsoft Corp. shop,...

January 13th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Adobe will be top target for hackers in 2010: McAfee

Adobe will be top target for hackers in 2010: McAfee

Adobe Systems Inc.’s (NASDAQ:ADBE) Flash and Acrobat Reader products will become the preferred targets for criminal hackers in 2010, surpassing...

December 29th, 2009 James Niccolai

Yahoo, Gmail, AOL users also victims of giant fake shopping scam

Yahoo, Gmail, AOL users also victims of giant fake shopping scam

A massive phishing attack, which originally hit Hotmail, has also affected Gmail, Yahoo and AOL users, according to the BBC.A...

October 8th, 2009 Siobhan Chapman

How a Las Vegas casino was infected by malware

How a Las Vegas casino was infected by malware

Malware represents the biggest threat to point-of-sale terminals and servers, with everyone from Las Vegas casinos to name-brand restaurants and...

October 7th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Hackers to clobber the cloud, snoop on BlackBerries

Hackers to clobber the cloud, snoop on BlackBerries

A new era of computing is on the rise and viruses, spies and malware developers are tagging along for the...

October 5th, 2009 Dan Nystedt

Leopard leaps into action with vulnerable Flash version

Leopard leaps into action with vulnerable Flash version

Mac users may be surprised that versions of Apple's latest operating system, Snow Leopard, also installs an older version of...

September 3rd, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Online attack hits US government Web sites

Online attack hits US government Web sites

A botnet composed of about 50,000 infected computers has been waging a war against U.S. government Web sites and causing...

July 8th, 2009 IDG News Service

OPINION: What

OPINION: What

If the electrical power distribution system is completely cut off from the Internet, that’s a good thing. Despite some recent...

April 23rd, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Attack of the killer text messages

Attack of the killer text messages

A recently discovered denial-of-service attack, which can cripple text message capabilities on some Nokia smartphones, could be just the beginning...

January 7th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo