Nancy WeilManaging Editor, IDG News Service

Nancy Weill is managing editor of the IDG News Service, based in Boston.

PCWorld News

2014: The year in quotes

Security breaches, letters to the FCC, Facebook's user-emotion study, Bitcoin travails contributed to quotes of the year

malware primary

Stealthy, sophisticated 'Regin' malware has been infecting computers since 2008

The back-door-type Trojan was likely developed by a nation state, researcher say.

Symantec's board votes to split the company in two

One company will focus on security and the other on information management, Symantec said.

facebook

Privacy group files FTC complaint over Facebook's 'emotional contagion' study

EPIC contends that Facebook 'purposefully messed with people's minds' when it manipulated their news feeds to measure emotional responses

supreme court

Warrants needed for cellphone searches, Supreme Court rules

The unanimous ruling comes down strongly on the side of privacy rights