Articles By Robert McMillan and Joaquim P. Menezes

Botted out – Bot menace grows as DDoS attack costs drop

Security researchers say the cost of criminal services such as distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks has dropped in recent months. The reason? Market economics. "The barriers to entry in that marketplace

Published on: October 16th, 2009 Robert McMillan and Joaquim P. Menezes

Unpatched SMS flaw lets hackers ‘take control’ of iPhone

Apple Inc. has just over a day left to patch a bug in its iPhone software that could let hackers take over the iPhone, just by sending out an SMS (Short Message Service)

Published on: July 30th, 2009 Robert McMillan and Joaquim P. Menezes