In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.
In this roundup of tech news for the week 28 - 31 October, 2013 we talk about Infosys, Dell, cyber crime and enterprise cloud.
Day two of the trial between Oracle and Google is underway in San Francisco.
Encryption technologies can be a powerful tool against government surveillance, but the most effective techniques are still largely out of reach to the average Internet user, Edward Snowden said.
A year ago, Mandiant, since acquired by FireEye, issued a long report called "APT1" that accused China's People's Liberation Army of launching cyber-espionage attacks against 141 companies in 20 industries through a group known as "PLA Unit 61398" operating mainly from Shanghai.
The Zeus Trojan, malware long known to steal banking credentials to siphon off victims' funds, has been spotted being put to yet another devious use: swiping business data from Salesforce.com.
Whether you're talking about your network, your company's building or your home, a perimeter approach to security is no longer adequate. As McAfee discussed at this week's RSA Conference, you can't provide physical or electronic security simply by trying to prevent authorized access -- you have to rethink all types to security to protect data and lives.
In medieval times, kings let barbarians break down the castle gates but made sure they paid the price once they got inside. McAfee's approach to security takes a similar approach -- since data breaches are inevitable, companies should worry less about the perimeter and more on catching the bad guys in the act.
Smartphones, social networks, PCs, servers, cloud services, governments and national infrastructure all face security risks in 2014, according to the latest McAfee security report. On, and virtual currencies are being used to fund serious crimes. So, who wants a new career?