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News Corp. cans The Daily

iPad-only newspaper The Daily ends run, texting turns 20, and a Tumblr worm spams popular blogs.

By December 3, 2012


At Facebook, defense is offense

Led by a former federal high-tech crimes prosecutor, the Facebook security team outsmarts foreign technical attacks, thwarts account hijackers and gets spammers to pay.

By January 31, 2011


Has Facebook lost control of the Platform?

A report has it that the top app makers on the social network have been selling and sharing user data? That may mean some of them have grown too powerful even for Facebook to rein in.

By October 18, 2010


Another iPhone worm, but this one is serious

A new iPhone worm is impacting jailbroken iPhones and iPod Touch devices. The threat, unlike the previous one, is extremely serious.

By November 23, 2009


Botnet worm in DOS attacks could wipe data out on infected PCs

Bots responsible for denial-of-service attacks on U.S. and Korean sites have instructions to wipe data, but so far there have been no reports of that happening.

By July 10, 2009


26 Windows, Office holes patched in 13 bulletins

Software giant Microsoft says its Patch Tuesday deploy addresses vulnerabilities in DirectShow, SMB Protocol, ActiveX, Windows Shell Handler, and 32-bit Windows.

By February 9, 2010


Twitter cleans up after weekend worm attacks

Security experts say be careful who you follow on Twitter, after worm attacks leave some users with infected profiles.

By April 13, 2009


Report: Conficker worm bites University of Utah

More than 700 computers at the University of Utah, including those at its three hospitals, have been infected with the worm.

By April 12, 2009


Conficker worm targets Southwest Airlines site

If you are flying Southwest Airlines on March 13, you might want have trouble doing online check-in as the site is being targeted by the Conficker worm, security expert says.

By March 2, 2009


Facebook fights new Koobface worm, another rogue app

Yet another rogue app spreads on Facebook, as does new variant of Koobface worm that tricks users by including the name and photo of an intended victim's Facebook friend.

By March 2, 2009