Conficker’s first scam

Conficker’s first scam

Just when you thought it was a dud, security experts reported last week that Conficker has morphed once more and...

April 12th, 2009 Ian Paul and Nestor Arellano

Rock Phish ‘most active’ phishing group

Rock Phish ‘most active’ phishing group

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe first thing you need to know about Rock Phish is that nobody knows exactly who, or...

December 12th, 2006 Robert McMillan

Electronic voting has lots of problems, critics say

Electronic voting has lots of problems, critics say

E-voting machines remain vulnerable to attacks from people trying to steal elections and to glitches that incorrectly count votes, critics...

November 5th, 2006 Grant Gross

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

Security vendor patches fatal IE flaw

Security vendor patches fatal IE flaw

With Microsoft Corp. saying that it may wait until April 11 to patch a critical vulnerability in its Internet Explorer...

March 28th, 2006 Robert McMillan

Security’s inseparable couple

Security’s inseparable couple

The most familiar names in network security are neither vendors nor geeks: Try Alice and Bob. Since Ron Rivest, Adi...

February 6th, 2005 Bob Brown

E-voting’s rush to failure

E-voting’s rush to failure

In the wake of the painful experiences of 2000, the choice of the mechanism used to record and tally votes...

July 13th, 2004 Tommy Peterson

Experts: MS tweaks, new laws won’t make 2004 safer

Experts: MS tweaks, new laws won’t make 2004 safer

For computer security experts, 2003 started with the Slammer Internet worm and went downhill from there. The year, which included...

December 28th, 2003 Paul Roberts

Infohacking.com welcomes hackers

Infohacking.com welcomes hackers

Two Spanish security experts are inviting computer buffs to participate in a competition to deface a Web site on a...

October 10th, 2003 John Blau