Leave passwords alone, Siemens warns customers hit by Stuxnet worm

Although a newly discovered worm could allow criminals to break into Siemens' industrial automation systems using a default password, Siemens is telling customers to leave their passwords alone. That's because changing the password

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Robert McMillan

Google backpedals in battle against China

Google Inc. may not be throwing in the towel in its battle with the Chinese government, but it certainly took a step back this week.Google announced late Monday that it will no longer

Published on: July 5th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Apple says iPhone leak has cost it big bucks

Apple officials told police investigators that the publication of photos of an iPhone prototype was "immensely damaging" to the company and represented a "huge" loss, recently released court documents show. Those documents, released

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Cyber attacks target sensitive data and specific individuals

Authorities in many countries are concerned that attacks on business and government resources will become the next battleground in cyber warfare. In the throne speech earlier this year, the Canadian government announced that

Published on: April 19th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

How to nab the enemy within

Corporations are woefully unprepared to counter attempts at corporate espionage, say experts who perform vulnerability assessments designed to uncover security weaknesses. North American corporations lose as much as $300 billion a year to

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Mary Brandel