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 October 2010
Flash updates will no longer arrive with Apple security updates, and new MacBook Air arrives without Flash installed, one week after the company distanced itself from Java.
Seeking to allay widespread fear of data breaches, IBM introduces security assessments, SaaS offerings and hosted vulnerability management.
With more than 6 million attacks on vulnerable code in the third quarter, Microsoft is urged to distribute a patch.
Unisys poll shows consumers think the biometric method is more secure than photo identification, PIN numbers or handwritten signatures.
Botnets and attacks on pervasive devices and social networks rank among the biggest information security threats expected next year, according to the Georgia Tech Information Security Center.
Emails with fake e-commerce receipts trick users into installing Zeus financial malware, giving up credit card details.
Alleged ringleaders of the financial malware botnet were responsible for stealing $70 million from individuals' bank accounts, said the FBI.
Group allegedly swindled $3 million using malware, botnets, and "money mules."