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    We must end cyber warfare: RSA's Arthur Coviello

    22 July, 2014 16:43
    Coviello says relationships between the United States and China/Europe are strained because of cyber espionage
    RSA executive chairman Arthur W.Coviello has called for an end to cyber warfare before an international incident happens.
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    Australians support biometrics at airports

    22 July, 2014 15:39
    Speed, security cited as benefits of using biometrics at Customs
    Nine in ten Australians are willing to hand over biometric details including fingerprints when travelling across international borders, according to an Accenture survey.
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    How to negotiate and get what you want

    22 July, 2014 14:49
    And do this while maintaining healthy relationships with your colleagues
    As an IT professional, you negotiate every day. If you’re launching a new app, for instance, how many times do you negotiate with people?
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    Goodwill Industries investigates suspected payment card breach

    22 July, 2014 13:43
    Federal authorities and payment card industry fraud units notified Goodwill on Friday
    Goodwill Industries International said on Monday that federal authorities are investigating a possible payment card breach at its US-based retail outlets.
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    Black Hat presentation on TOR suddenly cancelled

    22 July, 2014 12:59
    The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool
    A presentation on a low-budget method to unmask users of a popular online privacy tool, TOR, will no longer go ahead at the Black Hat security conference early next month.
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    Report: Apple's new iPhone 6 could have biggest initial production

    22 July, 2014 11:55
    Apple is reportedly ordering 70 to 80 million iPhone 6 smartphones
    Apple is ordering a combined 70 to 80 million units of two big-screen versions of its next iPhone, its largest initial production to date, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
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    Stealthy Web tracking tools pose increasing privacy risks to users

    22 July, 2014 11:27
    The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper
    Three stealthy tracking mechanisms designed to avoid weaknesses in browser cookies pose potential privacy risks to Internet users, a new research paper has concluded.
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    NSW revamps open data repository

    22 July, 2014 11:19
    New version of data.nsw.gov.au follows state government’s commitment last year to open data
    The New South Wales government has launched a revamped open data repository.
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    AirMagnet Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at drones

    22 July, 2014 10:59
    It can identify a Parrot AR Drone nearby to help narrow down the search for the rogue APs
    In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies.
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    Catch of the Day breach may harm brand

    22 July, 2014 10:56
    Three-year gap between a data breach and informing customers suggests the daily deals website didn’t have a response plan
    Catch of the Day’s failure to inform users of a data breach that occurred three years ago suggests the online retailer didn’t have a response plan, and may do the brand some harm.
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    Yahoo buys Flurry to make more money from mobile apps

    22 July, 2014 09:04
    The deal could help Yahoo better target ads on mobile devices
    Yahoo has reached an agreement to acquire Flurry, a mobile analytics company, as part of a push to grow its advertising revenue within its mobile products.
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    In Pictures: 5 smartphones running alternative versions of Android

    22 July, 2014 08:19
    Here are five smartphones that have been, or will be, released this year running unofficial versions of Android.
    Here are five smartphones that have been, or will be, released this year running unofficial versions of Android.
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    Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

    22 July, 2014 08:13
    The company went to a meeting on the city's plan for 'communication points' with free Wi-Fi
    Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.
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    How to Judge a Job Candidate's Personality (and Why You Should)

    22 July, 2014 06:51
    An emphasis on evaluating personality traits is helping firms find, attract and retain talent
    As an increasing number of companies are focusing on personality traits and potential cultural fit when hiring. These new interviewing tactics are designed to help recruiters and hiring managers uncover who candidates are -- rather than just what they can do.
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    W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise

    22 July, 2014 06:42
    A new effort from the W3C aims to bring together enterprise social networking software with a common data format
    The World Wide Web Consortium wants to bring the power of social media to the enterprise.
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    Salesforce.com's trademark infringement anything but social, lawsuit claims

    22 July, 2014 05:28
    StrongView Systems wants an injunction against Salesforce.com's use of the Social Studio brand name
    Salesforce.com recently launched a new product called Social Studio in spite of the fact that an existing, competing product had already used that name for years, marketing software vendor StrongView Systems alleges in a new trademark-infringement lawsuit.
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    EFF releases Chrome, Firefox plugin to block third-party tracking

    22 July, 2014 05:19
    One feature aims to stop tracking tied to clicking the Facebook 'like' on outside sites
    The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plugin for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from tracking people's Web browsing.
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    Mac sales will again outstrip industry average

    22 July, 2014 04:03
    Analysts estimate Apple sold 3.9M Macs in Q2, a 4% increase year-over-year, while PCs overall were flat to -2%
    Apple likely sold more Macs than it did in the same quarter last year, keeping its better-than-the-industry sales pace going.
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    Open Wireless Router firmware aims for better router security, network performance

    22 July, 2014 03:58
    The new custom router firmware will allow users to share their wireless networks, but could also improve their router's security
    Advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to address the poor security track record of home routers with a new firmware project that will encourage users to share their Internet connection publicly by setting up guest Wi-Fi networks.
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    Western Digital jumps to 6TB in budget hard drives with $299 Red

    22 July, 2014 03:48
    Western Digital has shipped the 6TB WD Red and WD Green models
    Western Digital is shipping two new 6TB hard drives as it tries to make its highest-capacity storage products affordable.