Articles by Carole Theriault
ENISA conducted some research to examine the economic dimension of privacy. Put simply: would you pay a bit extra for additional privacy?
The story of the Pimpin Hoes Daily gang founder Dante Dears, his pattern-locked Samsung phone, the feds, google, and subpoenas. Why couldn't the FBI get into the locked phone? Get the popcorn - this is interesting.
While the fury over Canadian Public Safety Minister Vic Toews' really, really poor choice of words continues to snowball, Vikileaks Twitter campaign was shut down last night.
As Twitter admits that its mobile apps, once installed, download and store your private phonebook information, and Apple get grilled by a congressional inquiry about privacy, we ask whether consumers should be treated a little less like cattle and a bit more like valued customers?
A hacker claims to have stolen information from 350,000 users of Brazzers, a hardcore production company based in North America, to highlight a security vulnerability.
31-year-old student from Warrington admits to trying to improve his grades at Temple University Ambler Campus, near Philadelphia, by hacking into the university’s computerised grading system.
While the media just looove zero-day exploits, the security industry sees a lot more exploits designed to take advantage of patched vulnerabilities. Question is why don't many of us get around to installing the patches?
We're winding down a little for the Christmas break so you might find us a bit quieter than usual.
See you back here in 2012!
Today is the day that the US's Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) bill is scheduled to be voted on. And unsurprisingly, the who's who of Silicon Valley are not happy. Several web gurus have banded together to voice their dislike of the bill in an open letter.
Yesterday, British police arrested an unnamed 52-year-old man in Milton Keynes for computer hacking related to the News of the World phone hacking fiasco.
Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend in the US. It's a holiday of gluttony and family time, and, according to The Atlantic, a chance to update your family's internet browsers.
Telecommunications giant AT&T admitted that hackers organised an attack against 1% of its 100.7 million wireless account customers.
Research presented at the Hacker Halted conference in Miami late last month showed how hackers could take control of industrial control systems used in prisons.
The popular sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suffered a "sophisticated, criminal cyber attack" made against a number of its sites.
Customers build a relationship based on trust with security vendors. After all, customers who buy security solutions like anti-virus or anti-spam grant security companies access to update computers and devices. Question is should security companies open their doors to people known to have dabbled in grey and black-hat hacking?
How annoying is it when someone, placed in a position of trust, rips people off? The snappily named Delaware County District Attorney's Criminal Investigation Unit has filed charges against Librado Wright, a financial specialist at Wachovia Bank, on multiple charges of insider fraud.
Are you worried that your online accounts might have been compromised? A new service called PwnedList claims to scoop up compromised email addresses and usernames and letting us the public go and check whether theirs is listed.