Articles By Jaikumar Vijayan and Gregg Keizer

Botnet mastermind gets four years in slammer for fraud

The first person to be charged under federal wiretap statutes for using a botnet to steal data and commit fraud was sentenced to four years in prison this week.John Schiefer, a 27-year-old Los

Published on: March 9th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan and Gregg Keizer

Data breach puts 333,000 dental patients’ records at risk

The University of Florida last week revealed that it has notified more than 333,000 people about the potential compromise of their personal data following a system intrusion at its dental school. It's an

Published on: November 17th, 2008 Jaikumar Vijayan and Gregg Keizer