Articles by Kara Reeder 

FTC Wants More Info From Companies Being Investigated for P2P Breaches

Among the information being requested is the the types of personal information being collected and the purpose for which it is being used.

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Taking Comcast Offline

Christopher Allen Lewis got enough information over the phone to take down Comcast's Web page for two days.

3Com Boasts a Trio of TippingPoint Security Products

3Com announces the TippingPoint vController, the 1500S SSL Appliance and the H3C S9500E modular switch chassis.

Symantec: Data Thefts Cost Firms $2 Million

A Symantec survey shows that 75 percent of respondents were victims of cyber attacks.

Chuck Norris Botnet Targets Routers, Modems

Once Chuck Norris installs itself in the router's memory, it blocks remote communication ports.

Critical Bugs Patched in Older Versions of Firefox

The critical flaws are in Firefox 3.5.8 and Firefox 3.0.18.

Google Buzz Bug Opens Door for Hackers

Google says it is aware of the vulnerability and is working on a fix.

Company Sues Bank Over Security Practices That Resulted in Theft

The theft occurred after a phishing scam tricked an EMI employee into supplying the crooks with the company's online banking credentials.

Cisco Warns of Three IronPort Vulnerabilities

Two of the bugs could allow an attacker to view sensitive system administration details.

Google Pays Researcher for Finding Chrome Bugs

Google has paid researcher Timothy D. Morgan for discovering three high-risk vulnerabilities.

Spy Eye Taking on Zeus in Botnet Turf War

Spy Eye's 'Kill Zeus' option is the most aggressive crimeware, says researcher.

McAfee Reports Overall Rise in Spam for 2009

Compared to the fourth quarter of 2008, spam rose 35 percent.

Oracle Issues Emergency WebLogic Fix

The flaw affects WebLogic versions 7 and higher.

Mozilla Fesses up to Infected Firefox Add-Ons

The add-ons were infected with Trojan horses.

New iPhone Security Flaw Could Present a Host of Problems

Once installed, the file could allow hackers to redirect all traffic through a server of their choosing.

Hotel Industry Target of Cyber Crime, Says TrustWave

America's hotel industry was a favorite target for cyber criminals in 2009.

UK E-Mail Hack Work of a National Government?

The sophistication of the attack indicates that it was likely carried out by a national government.

Panda Security Warns of Massive Facebook Scareware Scam

A fake virus warning is being distributed via e-mail.

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