Articles about Security
Never having to remember a password again may be appealing -- but is such a concept promoting lax security?
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has agreed to introduce an amendment to the government's proposed data-retention legislation that will require law-enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant for access to journalists' metadata.
Counter-terrorism law requiring IT vendors to hand over information to the Chinese government has been put on hold, following concerns raised by Barack Obama. But it's unclear if it will proceed with the law.
Businesses in Thailand have lost US$297 million in revenue from network downtime over the past year and spent days waiting for network changes to be deployed.
The CEOs of Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, iiNet, Macquarie Telecom, M2, and others have signed a letter demanding Australian Attorney-General George Brandis and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull detail how much the government is willing to pay for the mandatory data-retention scheme.
Inside the Australian Federal Police's lobbying of Prime Minister Tony Abbott to pass mandatory data-retention legislation.
The web portal giant wants encryption in everyone's hands by the end of the year.
Majority of agencies not meeting goals for improving access controls beyond simple usernames and passwords
Adobe's latest security update includes patches for vulnerabilities which allow remote code execution.
A Senate committee overwhelmingly passes a controversial bill aimed at sharing user data with the government, in efforts to prevent cyberattacks. Just one lawmaker opposed.
A bug recently discovered in the Google Apps engine inadvertently revealed the hidden registration details of over 280,000 website owners.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending March 13, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The company, slated as having the world's most secure messaging devices, warns that devices will be vulnerable to a serious security flaw until a patch is released.
A new strain of the CryptoLocker ransomware is targeting gamers through online games and services, including Minecraft, World of Warcraft and the Steam platform.
Research analyzing today's smart home devices has revealed disturbing security implications for consumers.
International robot exhibition shows off the latest in bot progress.
Doctors at Mt. Sinai Medical Center think so. They plan to issue these "smart cards" to thousands of patients next year.
A division of GE sets up a prototype system at San Francisco's airport, with hopes of winning U.S. security approval.
Simply by visiting these sites using a vulnerable Windows PC could cause an infection, Websense says.
Conference attendees flock to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center to hear the security industry's take on phishing, viruses and other threats.
Dancers take the stage to interpret the theme of this year's RSA Conference: ancient Vedic mathematics.
The two execs speak onstage during RSA, urging business leaders to protect the digital economy.
An RFID tag with one of Impinj's Monza chips measures 9 millimeters across.
From Karl Rove to Lindsay Lohan, A-list types can't get enough of RIM's "CrackBerry"--and may soon have to go through withdrawal.
Spam Cube is one of the first antispam hardware appliances for individuals--and it requires no monthly fee.
Single-celled animals might be some of the most important figures in high technology.
Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Public Security created two anime-style cartoon Internet police mascots "to intimidate."
Nokia's newly released business phone is designed to compete directly with Research In Motion's BlackBerry.
The security company's CEO John Thompson talks strategy to customers at annual get-together.
Demonstrators in hazmat suits march against copysharing restrictions at WinHEC in Seattle.
Windows Live OneCare provides a mini-IT department for those who want a managed service to provide virus protection, anti-spyware and firewalls. It is the first of many managed online security services to debut this year. Offerings from Symantec, McAfee and other established security vendors are due out as well.
Is Lenovo a potential information security risk because of the Chinese government's part ownership in the PC maker? That's what an influential Congressman says, and he forced the U.S. State Department to back down over the issue. Join CNET News.com's Reporter Roundtable with Charles Cooper, Harry Fuller, Tom Krazit and Joris Evers for a behind-the-scenes discussion of what happens next.
Digital Rights Management-- or what ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind calls C.R.A.P. (Content Restriction Annulment Protection) -- has enabled companies like Apple to lock music downloaded through their service into their own devices. Berlind describes an effort to create a DRM standard so content can flow seamlessly between multiple devices.