Windows 8 RT systems may be at greater risk than systems running more traditional versions of Windows.
A survey of more than 4,000 mobile-device users and IT professionals shows wildly abundant use of mobile devices.
A flaw in Mac OS X highlights yet again that passwords alone--even strong, complex passwords--are not the best protection available.
The 2008 Beijing Olympics experienced 12 million cybersecurity attacks, and organizers expect hackers will try to "disrupt" this year's Games as well.
With businesses trusting third-party cloud providers with little scrutiny, the onus is on the providers to be transparent about risk
The latest Internet Security Threat Report by Symantec finds that targeted attacks are becoming more common and are going beyond the public sector and large enterprises to smaller, less well defended companies in the supply chain and partner ecosystem.
Symantec says stepping-stone attacks exploit business-partner relationships.
"Everything fails, all the time," so says Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels.
The bottom line for enterprises: The public cloud is neither private nor secure.
If businesses and consumers stuck to security basics, they could have avoided all cases of Conficker worm infection detected on 1.7 million systems by Microsoft researchers in the last half of 2011.