Faster Forward: Security


Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Epsilon e-mail marketing firm exposes clients’ names, addresses

Major marketing firm Epsilon warned Friday that a breach exposed some of its clients’ names and e-mail addresses.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  11:20 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Security

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/31/2011

Samsung ‘keylogger’ story a false alarm

A report that Samsung’s laptops were being shipped with keylogging software quickly spread before the truth emerged: A poorly designed malware-detection program had triggered a false alarm.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Security

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/14/2011

IE, Safari, iPhone, BlackBerry fall at Pwn2Own; Chrome, Firefox, Android, Windows Phone 7 escape

Pwn2Own — an annual computer-security contest in which researchers vie to win cash prizes and computer hardware by exploiting Web browsers — ended last week, and the results may surprise you.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faster Forward, Apple, Security, Windows, Mobile