Expert says too often hospitals beef up security after an attack.
An anonymous researcher has found that all sorts of devices connected to the Internet are protected only by the easy-to-guess default passwords that the equipment came with when new.
For IT professionals, Microsoft has invented a holiday -- of sorts. The second Tuesday of every month is the day Microsoft releases the latest batch of security patches for it's software: Patch Tuesday. This week, the company has more than half-dozen security fixes, as cyber threats mount for Microsoft and Apple software.
At the RSA computer security conference in San Francisco last week, a key theme was not what companies can and should do with customer data, but what crooks might do with it if they hacked in.
Visa has dropped card processor Global Payments after a big data breach on Friday. It compromised the credit card information of more than a million cardholders.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III writes in the latest issue of Foreign Policy about the 2008 hack into a military laptop he...