Extortionists have hacked power plants: CIA

Extortionists have hacked power plants: CIA

SAN FRANCISCO — Cyber-extortionists have managed to cut the power to several cities by hacking the power grid over the...

January 22nd, 2008 Robert McMillan

Rootkits, malware and personal responsibility

Rootkits, malware and personal responsibility

The issue of rootkits has been all over the news lately. What triggered this was the court-ordered settlement handed down...

July 6th, 2006 Mark Gibbs

Getting more bang for your (cybersecurity) buck

Getting more bang for your (cybersecurity) buck

Step 1: Specify organizational cybersecurity objectives...

February 13th, 2006 Rosie Lombardi

One answer to IT madness

One answer to IT madness

My last article discussed the possibility of an IT 9/11 and indicated that Alan Turing had left us a solution....

June 23rd, 2005 Bernard A. Hodson

Report: Symantec may buy Veritas for $13 billion

Report: Symantec may buy Veritas for $13 billion

Security software company Symantec Corp. is negotiating to buy storage software vendor Veritas Software Corp. for more than US$13 billion,...

December 13th, 2004 Peter Sayer