Dec 18, 2008 -Brazilian logging companies have hired hackers to break into their country's government's Web-based permit system to allow them to harvest many more trees than allowed, according to Greenpeace's blog.
Dec 09, 2008 -The United States needs a comprehensive strategy against cyberattacks and should create a cabinet-level position within the White House to reflect its importance, recommends a 96-page report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Nov 26, 2008 -A spammer was ordered to pay Facebook $873 million in damages by a federal judge last Friday, but the popular social networking Web site’s security director says he doesn’t expect payment in full.
Nov 03, 2008 -The principal deputy director of national intelligence says the government should consider taking equity stakes in high technology companies to prevent proprietary information from falling into the wrong hands.
Oct 08, 2008 -Electronic voting machines that have "critical security failures" will once again count votes in Ohio during this year's presidential election. Ohio's secretary of state, however, said a hand counting pilot program may be instituted next year.