NEWS & ANALYSIS
Dec 22, 2009 -Seven months after calling cybersecurity critical to "public safety and national security," President Barack Obama today will name his pick for the nation's first cybersecurity czar.
Dec 11, 2009 -It isn't always easy to turn down a request to be friends—especially in the context of online social networking.
Nov 02, 2009 -The United States on Friday took another step toward protecting the country from cyberattacks by consolidating its cyberdefense efforts into one state-of-the-art cybersecurity center, reports Computer Weekly.
Oct 29, 2009 -A recent survey shows that cybercriminals are increasingly attacking mid-sized businesses as firms freeze their IT security budgets in a tough economy, reports CNET.com.
Oct 28, 2009 -Two new fraudulent e-mails are trying to lure unsuspecting victims into installing malware on their computers, says a leading Web and e-mail security provider.
Oct 21, 2009 -All computer users, not just those working in government or industry, can play an important role in defending the country’s digital networks from cyberattacks, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano said during a Webcast yesterday.
Oct 09, 2009 -A newly released report from the Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog says that the department and its member agencies' public-facing Web sites are vulnerable to attack that could leave them open to defacement, service interruption, and resource loss.
Oct 08, 2009 -The FBI began arresting 53 alleged U.S.cybercriminals yesterday after uncovering an international phishing scam that stole nearly $2 million.
Oct 02, 2009 -Hackers have discovered a way to automate the creation of fake Facebook pages to peddle fake antispyware, underlining once again the threats organizations face that let their employees use social networking sites, a security researcher warned.
Aug 27, 2009 -Cybercriminals have found a new, more cost-effective way to get the most bang for their buck when spreading malware, according to Symantec’s MessageLabs.