While the phone makers can afford the small financial hit to their overall annual profits, the carriers can't, legislators and regulators believe.
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Apparently in order to enforce a government ban on certain services, Turkish ISPs are intercepting access of Google's public DNS service.
Perhaps the greatest weakness of password managers is that they can't work directly with mobile apps. That changed recently when LastPass announced support for app autofill on Android.
WordPad, the free, simple word processor that comes with Windows, is not vulnerable to the zero day RTF bug affecting Word. Will Office 2003 be fixed? [Updated with Microsoft statement.]
Banks are only now getting around to replacing Windows XP on their ATMs with Windows 7, but why bother? Windows 8 should work at least as well and has a longer support life.
Employees are prime targets for cybercrime attacks against your company. Find out the six top ways criminals gain access to your valuable data, IP, and more.
According to a new report, the value of Twitter accounts on the black market for hacked wares has eclipsed the value of stolen credit card data.
Microsoft has not said whether WordPad, the free word processor included with Windows, is vulnerable to the zero day flaw announced yesterday in Microsoft Word.
OPINION: A new report by RAND commissioned by Juniper Networks has some eyebrow-raising conclusions about the black market for hacks, cracks, data theft, botnets, and zero days.
Why would anyone with the ability to execute Backdoor.Ploutus, which Symantec says is used to rob ATMs with text messages, bother with it?