Botnet ringleader gets four years in prison for stealing data

Botnet ringleader gets four years in prison for stealing data

The first person to be charged under American wiretap statutes for using a botnet to steal data and commit fraud...

March 7th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Alcatel-Lucent CEO: Stimulate broadband

Alcatel-Lucent CEO: Stimulate broadband

Stimulus packages that are being put in place in response to the global financial crisis are overly focused on physical...

March 7th, 2009 Mikael Ricknas

Obama names Kundra US’s first CIO

Obama names Kundra US’s first CIO

In a surprise announcement, President Obama has named the nation's first federal CIO: Vivek Kundra, CTO of the District of...

March 5th, 2009 Galen Gruman

How to handle a temporary layoff

How to handle a temporary layoff

Montreal-based IT services firm CGI Group Inc. laid off about 130 workers last month in the company’s Ottawa, Montreal and...

March 5th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Canada Revenue Agency invests in IT security

Canada Revenue Agency invests in IT security

Canada Revenue Agency is beefing up its IT security just weeks after a phishing scheme tried to fool users about...

March 1st, 2009 Shane Schick

Obama’s broadband stimulus: Will wireless fit the bill?

Obama’s broadband stimulus: Will wireless fit the bill?

When President Obama said during his address to Congress this week that "laying broadband" was going to one of the...

February 28th, 2009 Brad Reed

New Zealand gets insane copyright law

New Zealand gets insane copyright law

Organized crime is everywhere. There's the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, the American Mafia and the Russian Mafia. There's also the Japanese...

February 26th, 2009 Mark Gibbs

Microsoft sues Linux-based vendor Tom-Tom

Microsoft sues Linux-based vendor Tom-Tom

Microsoft's lawsuit against Linux-based technology vendor TomTom over alleged patent violations could signal a more aggressive stance by the software...

February 26th, 2009 Paul Krill

Google, Amazon ask CRTC to stop Internet traffic shaping

Google, Amazon ask CRTC to stop Internet traffic shaping

A submission to the Canada Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) this week from a coalition of companies including Google, Skype...

February 26th, 2009 Kathleen Lau