Valentine’s Day spam worse than ever

Employees in companies without solid anti-spam tools likely dread Valentine's Day.That's not because they're lonely – but because of the increased security risks and lost productivity from unwanted e-mails, says a new report.E-mail

Published on: February 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Executives and “rogue users” driving enterprise interest in iPhone

You've heard it all before. The CEO buys an iPhone, falls in love, and leans on IT to shift its stack of tasks to make work-enabling his new gadget IT Priority No. 1.But

Published on: February 12th, 2008 Leon Erlanger

Lawsuit filed over electronic searches, digital device inspections at border crossings

Two civil liberties groups Thursday filed a lawsuit in a federal court in California in response to complaints from travelers of excessive screenings at border-entry points, including inspections of the data on laptops,

Published on: February 11th, 2008 Jaikumar Vijayan

Managing electronic data retention effectively – a 10 point plan

As if you aren't busy enough, you now play the role of protector of electronically stored information.With new regulations and the recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, legal departments are

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Paul D'Arcy

Microsoft Windows Live OneCare 2.0 – Simple, solid, inexpensive

The security protection of Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare 2.0 suite is much better than that of the debut version we reviewed more than a year and a half ago. Add to that a

Published on: February 4th, 2008 Narasu Rebbapragada

New phishing attacks use DNS tricks to dupe hapless users

The latest information on phishing indicates that fraudsters are increasingly using malicious software to direct users to their deceptive sites.The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) said in a new report Thursday that it saw

Published on: February 1st, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Surefire fixes for common PC problems

Is Windows bugging you about USB devices that aren't even plugged in anymore? Or harassing you with bogus security alerts? Or popping up lots of unnecessary notifications? I have all the fixes--plus a

Published on: January 31st, 2008 Steve Bass

PayPal beefs up security with $169M Fraud Sciences buy

EBay's online payments division, PayPal, will pay US$169 million for an Israeli security company specializing in detecting online fraud, the companies said Monday. The deal should close within 30 days.Fraud Sciences, a private

Published on: January 29th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Converged IP may guard data: Survey

A recent survey commissioned by AT&T and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit polled close to 400 people from Canada and around the world about their network security concerns. According to the research,

Published on: May 14th, 2007 Shane Schick