Ellen MessmerSenior Editor, Network World, Network World

Ellen Messmer is a senior editor at Network World. She covers news and technology trends related to information security.

Royal Pain: British Royal Navy Web Site Hacked

The main British Royal Navy Web site has been hacked.

DIY Tool Makes Your Own Antivirus Signatures

Big bad malware and zero-day attacks that fly under the radar of anti-virus software are hitting enterprises everywhere. With that in mind, HBGary is coming out...

YouTube Among Tech Tools for War Crime Investigators

War crimes -- brutal genocide, mass executions, ethnic cleansing, torture -- have spurred international efforts by the United Nations to investigate and convict...

Most Large Companies Seeing More Hack Attacks, Survey Shows

Is this year turning out to be even worse for getting hacked than last year? That's what a survey of 350 IT and network professionals would indicate.