Big increase in data breaches during 2012

We’ve heard a lot of anecdotal cases of password leaks and other data breaches from some high-profile services this year, but now software vendor SecurityCoverage is showing some research that indicates data breaches

Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple’s ups and downs in 2010

It's not much of a stretch to say that 2010 was a good year for Apple. With the iPad and iPhone 4 coming to market, Apple saw much success in creating new markets

Published on: December 16th, 2010 Nick Barber

Facebook applications’ data leak adds to privacy woes

Facebook's latest privacy blunder is just the latest in a long line of SNAFUs for the world's largest social network. Here are some of the social network's greatest privacy faux pas. In the

Published on: October 19th, 2010 John P. Mello Jr.

What Microsoft can reveal to the police about you

I've got my hands on a copy of the leaked, confidential Microsoft "Global Criminal Compliance Handbook," which details for police and intelligence services exactly what information Microsoft collects about users of its online

Published on: March 1st, 2010 Preston Gralla

News of free Office 2010 upgrade leaked on the Web

Details of an impending free upgrade to Office 2010 leaked to the Web on Wednesday before Microsoft yanked a post on its partner community site.The information, posted by Charles Van Heusen, a Texas-based

Published on: February 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer and Shane O'Neill

Small firms must comply with security standards or be held “liable” for breaches

Some small businesses have paid a big price for data breaches in Canada – Michael D'Sa would know, he's the senior manager of data security for Visa Canada and privy to some investigations

Published on: March 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson