Let's face it. Software has holes. And hackers love to exploit them. New vulnerabilities appear almost daily. If you have software - we all do - you need to keep tabs on the latest vulnerabilities.
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From Defcon 2012, probably the biggest hacker conferences of the year, we'll take you on a tour of some of the more interesting sights at this year's show. You'll see hacker ware, fake iPads, mysterious machines, schwag and much more.
The explosion of malware attacks and high-profile password and data breaches serve as confirmation that resourceful hackers are determined to break into your computer and online accounts. It's time to pay attention to these issues and follow some basic steps to stay secure while using your PC and surfing the web.
The Science Museum in London is celebrating the centenary of computing pioneer Alan Turing, whose work helped shorten World War II, laid the groundwork for modern computers, and set the standard test for artificial intelligence
Last week, Kroll Ontrack opened a new clean room facility for data recovery in Brisbane. We take a peek inside the operation of the facility.
Some of the most high-profile computing criminals and alleged hackers - and it seems many turn to journalism after.
When you've lost a critical password for a system you administer, one of these tools may save the day.
The 2012 AusCERT conference continues with Star Wars, censorship, cyber attacks and machines becoming self-aware.
The 11th annual AusCERT information security conference kicked off this morning, with the theme "Security on the move".
They don't make malware like they used to. Literally.Back in 2002, Microsoft and its customers were forced to deal with an unprecedented outbreak of attacks on Windows that threatened the company's survival. In this gallery, I show how malware authors and Microsoft's security response have evolved over the past decade.
Just because you don't have an iPhone doesn't mean that you can't produce superior photos - with the help of Android apps.
A tour of the best Android smartphones currently available.
The T-Mobile HTC One S is the first HTC One series to launch in the U.S. and it is a fantastic device that should appeal to many people. The device sports Android Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC Sense 4.0.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 with LTE is a beautiful piece of hardware, but the price is too high with a 2-year contract and it comes with last year's operating system. It's tough to argue with the Super AMOLED Plus display and the customizability of the Android OS though too.
The BlackBerry PlayBook is a solid tablet and the new BlackBerry Mini Keyboard helps make it even better for the enterprise user. While the keyboard is expensive at $120, if you use your PlayBook for writing and remote access it may be valuable enough for your needs.
The OS 2.0 update brought support for Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook. While many Android apps are available in BB App World, there are still many missing that can be side-loaded onto the device. This is similar to how apps are loaded on the Kindle Fire and B&N Nook Tablet.