U.S. and IBM dominate new list of top 500 supercomputers

The U.S. is once again home to the world's most powerful supercomputer, rebounding after it was knocked out of the top spot by China two years ago and Japan last year.The latest Top500

Published on: July 16th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau

Flame and Stuxnet creators collaborated: Kaspersky Labs

Security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Labs have found evidence that the development teams behind the Flame and Stuxnet cyberespionage threats collaborated with each other.The Kasperskyresearchers determined that Flame, which is believed to

Published on: June 11th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Obama ordered Stuxnet attacks on Iran?

U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the Stuxnet cyberattacks on Iran in an effort to slow the country's development of a nuclear program, according to a report in The New York Times. The Times,

Published on: June 1st, 2012 Grant Gross

U.S. anti-piracy bill delayed after stirring controversy

Controversial online copyright enforcement bill the Stop Online Piracy Act may be stalled in the U.S. House of Representatives as lawmakers try to iron out a compromise, an opponent of the legislation said.Representative

Published on: January 17th, 2012 Grant Gross

Disasters, politics and social media trends

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Published on: February 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Creating the coolest workplace in the world

John Berry, who as head of U.S. Office of Personnel Management is responsible for the needs of 1.9 million federal workers, wants to improve the working conditions of government employees by increasing telecommuting

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Tam Harbert

Yes they can – scammers’ stimulus payment campaigns a step ahead of Obama’s

Although the U.S. government's economic stimulus package hasn't even gotten out of Congress, scammers aren't waiting; they've launched multiple campaigns that tempt users into revealing personal information, a security researcher warned today. One

Published on: February 9th, 2009 By Gregg Keizer and Dan Tynan

11 dumbest tech bloopers of 2008

Tech is overflowing with creative and hypermotivated people who do a lot of pretty incredible things. But they can be counted on to do some pretty silly things, too--which is lucky for us,

Published on: December 31st, 2008 Mark Sullivan

iPhone will dominate, Sun will get new CEO

Well, we blew it a year ago on the prediction that last month's U.S. presidential election would lead to historic turnout -- it didn't quite hit that mark -- and unprecedented problems with

Published on: December 16th, 2008 Nancy Weil

Worldwide e-mail scam campaign exploits Obama victory

A worldwide malicious e-mail campaign is using sensational "news" about U.S. President-elect Barack Obama as bait to steal the financial information of recipients.There are two different e-mails being distributed, according to Dan Hubbard,

Published on: November 7th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

How to hack an election in seven minutes

Numerous problems reported across the U.S. involving electronic voting machines could mean many Americans just can't be sure that their vote was counted properly when they cast their ballots tomorrow. With at least

Published on: November 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson

The top 10 e-mail blunders of 2008

What do Halloween and a sent e-mail have in common? Both can be equally frightening, according to Proofpoint, a provider of unified e-mail security, archiving and data loss prevention solutions. With Halloween lurking

Published on: October 29th, 2008 Sarah Vaughan

Rogue code could seriously skew US presidential election results

This Fall's U.S. Presidential elections could be stolen by one person – not Democratic candidate Barack Obama or Republican candidate John McCain – but by a rogue programmer writing code for one of

Published on: June 25th, 2008 Brian Jackson