Profile of Mathew J. Schwartz
News & Commentary Posts: 203
Mathew Schwartz served as the InformationWeek information security reporter from 2010 until mid-2014.
Articles by Mathew J. Schwartz
posted in January 2011
While fake cost-per-click rates declined in the fourth quarter, a new form of impression inflation has emerged, finds online advertising audit firm.
Targeting the users responsible for the most content might trigger a sharp decline in file-sharing via peer-to-peer networks, suggest researchers.
Geekonomics author David Rice is the latest in a string of high-profile security hires for the company.
Cybercrime black market emphasizes entrepreneurialism and customer service, with money buying just about anything, finds Panda Security report.
Scams promising work-at-home opportunities disguise money mule operations to translate the glut of stolen identities into cash, says Cisco's annual security report.
Quarterly security update includes fixes for 28 products, including critical vulnerabilities in Audit Vault, JRockit, Solaris, and WebLogic.
Subscribers report up to 30 MB of 3G data mysteriously consumed each day; Microsoft says it's investigating.
Games infected with botnet-like Geinimi attack code have spread to third-party U.S. and European sites as well as BitTorrent hosted collections, finds Symantec.