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 2012
Apperhand SDK drops a search icon onto the Android desktop
and tracks your device's ID, but so does any adware. Here's what you need to know.
Mobile provider O2 said it has patched problem that shared phone numbers with websites. But users of the Orange network in Spain report similar issues.
In the wake of Megaupload, security experts warn businesses that rely on cyberlockers to include service loss in their disaster and continuity planning.
It took 10 months for hackers to crack iOS 5.0.1. Workplaces that allow bring your own device need to act immediately to avoid potential security risks.
Two controversial anti-piracy bills, SOPA in the House and PIPA in the Senate, face mounting criticism for going too far to block pirated content.
After several days of credit card breaches and payback hack attempts, Anonymous chimes in, purportedly releasing access credentials and URLs for Israeli industrial control systems.
Starting midnight Thursday, ICANN will take applications for new generic top-level domains such as .shoe and .plumber, but some industry groups are voicing fraud and security concerns.
Microchip embedded in a power supply or other peripheral could help recover forgotten laptop or smartphone passwords.