John McAfee, antivirus pioneer and former international fugitive, has launched his very own secure messaging service, or at least slapped his name on one.
A Bloomberg report suggests widespread cooperation between U.S. tech firms and the nation’s intelligence agencies that could help those spies hack into foreign computers.
Assuming the deal goes through, Intel will see a boost in the firewall, evasion prevention and SSL VPN parts of its portfolio.
Companies of all sizes worry about theft of key information but until recently, the use of data loss prevention technology was too rich for their blood. The adoption of cloud technologies to enable DLP managed services like Verdasys is changing that.
With 550,000 activations per day, and 200 million activations to-date, Android is fast shaping up to be the world’s biggest OS, but that gro…
McAfee said Android took the top spot in mobile malware attacks in the second quarter, growing 76 percent from last quarter, moving past Symbian OS and J2ME. Android had 44 attacks last quarter, compared to 14 for J2ME and 4 each for Symbian and Blackberry.
Giant patent-holder Intellectual Ventures has filed its first set of lawsuits today. While the complaints are against computer security comp…
There’s no shortage of opinions as to why Intel bought McAfee, but there’s far too little attention paid to the obvious: Intel is trying to get beyond its hardware roots. Intel knows it needs software margins, and it’s prepared to both buy and build those margins.
A worm that uses a Microsoft Windows vulnerability to penetrate control systems for the not-so-smart grid is just the beginning of how increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks could target the power grid. And the current power grid network isn’t smart or secure enough to handle them.
I spent last week at a conference in San Francisco with many of my colleagues and community members from around the world, but the giant volcanic ash cloud over Europe put a damper on the final day of the conference.