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IDG Contributor Network: Puerto Rico is becoming the onshore destination of...

Did you know that Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory? Surprisingly, in a recent poll, fewer than half of Americans knew that Puerto Rico...

GiftGhostBot scares up victims’ gift-card cash with brute-force attacks

Software nasty can burn through 1.7 million account numbers per hour Cybercrooks are using a bot to automate the process of breaking into and...

Google Play faces cat and mouse game with sneaky Android malware

What’s the best way to avoid Android malware? Downloading all your apps from the Google Play store -- where software is vetted – is...

Azure Service Fabric takes first tentative steps toward open source

(credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's embrace of open source software continues, with Azure Service Fabric making the first tentative foray into the open world.Today, the...

Google to Symantec: We don’t trust you anymore

Security teams, network administrators, and operations teams have some busy days ahead.Google’s Chrome development team is fed up with Symantec as a certificate authority,...

SAS, Canonical turn silly over open source

Roughly 26 years after Linux pushed open source into mainstream enterprise adoption, we're still debating how big a role open source should play --...

Inside OpenSSL’s battle to change its license: Coders’ rights, tech giants,...

Devs who fail to respond to call for change will count as 'yes' votes for ASL 2.0 Analysis  The OpenSSL project, possibly the most...

Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs...

Enlarge (credit: Nyttend) In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers announced plans to drastically...

Amazing new WikiLeaks CIA bombshell: Agents can install software on Apple...

And in 2009 – just 8 years ago Startling leaked documents show the CIA could purchase Apple Macs and iPhones, install spyware onto them,...

New WikiLeaks dump: The CIA built Thunderbolt exploit, implants to target...

Enlarge / One of these things is a CIA implant dropper. (credit: From an original image by Scott Ackerman) WikiLeaks today dumped a...

Cisco Patches Critical IOx Vulnerability

Cisco Systems patched a critical vulnerability that could give an attacker root privileges to software running on two of its IoT router models.