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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in October 2006
E-Trade is just the latest victim in a variety of schemes aimed at stealing client information from online brokers in order to conduct fraudulent transactions.
H.D. Moore, head researcher of hacker organization Metasploit, talks about why it's important to publish security exploits, the organization's relationship to the cops, and more.
The YouTube acquisition will test Google's ability to navigate copyright issues and push its technology infrastructure in new ways.
Symantec may be launching its next generation of security offerings, but antivirus software is still its cash cow--which is why the company is jostling with Microsoft over Vista.
Phishing and other attempts to steal data and money are the real problems, CEO John Thompson says. So Symantec's next group of security offerings will focus on the integration of technologies that protect information.
More than 20% of the employees surveyed allow friends, family members, and other nonemployees to use their work computers to access the Internet.
The service, from Upek and Pay By Touch, could consolidate security authentication around fingerprints.
Scientists at NIST, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Albion College revealed last month that they generated and transmitted secret quantum keys over 184.6 kilometers of fiber-optic cable.