Adobe Deals With The Aftereffects Of Being Hacked

“Very recently, Adobe’s security team discovered sophisticated attacks on our network . . .” That was the beginning of Adobe’s disclosure on October 3 that its network had been hacked. The story is getting worse as more details emerge. Bad guys infiltrated Adobe’s...

CryptoLocker Is A New Security Nightmare

CryptoLocker is a new variety of malware that is genuinely awful. You should be afraid. Starting now, you should redouble your efforts to live by the Rules For Computer Safety, especially these two:   —  Never, never, never open email attachments unless you know...

Google’s Tone-Deaf Comments On Security And Privacy

Since the early days, Google has proclaimed that one of its core values is: “Don’t be evil.” Faith in that slogan is being tested as Google matures into a corporate behemoth. Its reputation was not helped last week by a couple of tone-deaf responses to security and...