The company has announced veteran security executive Alex Stamos as its CISO, confirming a rumor that he would be tapped for the role.
The current CIO of security firm Artemis and co-founder of the rebellious counter-conference TrustyCon will be Yahoo's first CISO in more than a year.
Security changes to popular products like Yahoo Messenger are on the way, says Yahoo's first CISO in a year, security industry veteran Alex Stamos.
Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.
Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.
"The best thing to happen to the Mac in last 10 years was iOS," says Bud Tribble, Apple's vice president of software technology and a member of the original Mac team.
Rainey Reitman, EFF activism director and lead organizer for Saturday's rally in Washington, talks about the organization's goals and demands for ending the NSA's spying program.
While OS X makes external drives available to all users on the system, you can change this to ensure your files are only accessible by you.
Public folders in OS X are shared by default, and can sometimes be a potential security problem, but can easily be disabled or better secured if needed.
If you use Dropbox on the Web but you don't fancy the way it navigates between folders, here's a quick tip to make it a lot easier.