Shortly after joining the social networking site Facebook, I received an e-mail telling me a friend had "written on my wall". Within two clicks I was logged-in and had full access to her account.
A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.
Apple customers must cringe when Microsoft starts talking about Windows Vista -- after all many of the same "new" features have been available on Mac OS X for about five years.This week I stumbled across a very clever video that shows someone demonstrating Apple's iPhoto software, with a voiceover from a Microsoft presentation describing some very similar features in Windows Vista.
After skipping Patch Tuesday last month Microsoft is rushing out a fix for its Windows cursor vulnerability.
An Apple iBook owner suspected his cat had hacked into his password-protected notebook. It turned out he was right -- his cat, which liked sleeping on his keyboard, managed to automatically bypass the computer's security.
One of most interesting and addictive new tools on the Web but administrators should immediately ban its use.
If you use Microsoft's OneCare Live and Outlook, there is a chance that your stored e-mails have been wiped out.
It's a tough life trying to show off a state-of-the-art security monitoring system -- especially when helpful humans keep ruining the demo.On Wednesday, Japanese electronics giant NEC was showing off some of its latest products at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art.
Symantec is about to launch Norton 360 in Australia but will marketing hype overtake quality features?
Gaping holes fixed, but will users remain under constant threat?
Windows Defender for Vista has failed miserably when it comes to protecting users of Microsoft's latest operating system from a very basic attack.The penetration of Windows Vista is increasing but all the signs point to users of Microsoft's new OS facing a very scary few months when it comes to security issues.