Microsoft confirmed that it is getting ready to make a test version of
its upcoming anti-malware software soon. Code-named “Morro”, the
software is promised to offer “basic protection” against common threats
from malware on the Internet.
More than a third of senior IT workers in the UK and US are snooping at work, according to a survey.
A total of 31 vulnerabilities are addressed in security updates for software, Microsoft said.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called on the US Government Accountability Office to investigate how a secret list of nuclear sites was accidentally released on the internet.
Fears of reaction to the 20th anniversary of Tianamen Square appear to have caused the Chinese government to block the phenomenon called Twitter.
Digital security is clearly an important matter to President Barack Obama and he will today announce that he will appoint a "cyber czar" to oversee the nation's computer defenses.
RST has developed an advanced shield that protects individuals against ballistics, improvised explosive devices, dirty bombs and other types of radiological incidents.
AOptix Technologies has successfully tested an ultra-high bandwidth air-to-ground laser communications system. The system, developed for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), is capable of providing uninterrupted coverage over 15,000 square kilometers.
Ten long and action packed years ago, I snapped the first pictures of the Merced microprocessor - later to be called the Itanium.
Experts are warning that an epidemic of viruses and mobile phone scams could be just around the corner.
A security firm has hit out hard at US careleness in losing a terabyte of data which wasn’t even encrypted.
A recent study by Cyber-Ark Software indicates that 80 percent of system breaches in public sector networks are caused by internal users."Mismanagement of privileged identities poses serious risks to organizations – in both the public and private sectors – leaving them vulnerable to threats that can be nefarious in nature, or simply caused by human error," explained Cyber-Ark CEO Udi Mokady.
The state of Florida has purchased a mobile nuclear radiation detection system from Raytheon. The mobile SUV-based unit is expected to improve the state's ability to safeguard against nuclear terrorist threats on highways, bridges, overpasses, tunnels, ports of entry and public venues.
An unspecified number of Facebook members have received malicious e-mails redirecting them to external websites. The sites, which included www.151.im, www.121.im and www.123.im, harvested user names and passwords after unsuspecting members supplied their Facebook login information upon request.
Microsoft has issued a critical PowerPoint patch. The latest security
update fixes several vulnerabilities that could allow malicious remote
code execution."An attacker who successfully exploited any of these vulnerabilities
could take complete control of an affected system," Microsoft warned
in a security bulletin.
The FBI is to base a computer crime expert in Estonia later this year, the first such posting outside the US.
The University of California, Berkeley, confirmed that hackers accessed
databases containing critical personal data of about 160,000
individuals. Those affected are informed now, but the damage may
already be done – the breach began on October 9, 2008, and continued
until April 9, 2009.
I got my renewed credit card last week. It had a number on it so you could verify that you were the actual person that had got it - it wouldn't start working until you called the 0800 number. And then what happened?
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA - A hacker is demanding a $10 million ransom after claiming to have stolen patient information from a prescription drug database maintained by the state of Virginia.
Opinion – AMD has its hands full to counter Intel’s Xeon 5500
processor, which is considered the highest performing server processor
these days. Intel’s chip has some obvious weaknesses which AMD could go
after, but we haven’t seen much of that yet. Instead, there is a new
post discussing the dollar value of virtualization performance
delivered, in a way that is easy for Intel to attack and for server
customers to scratch their head over.