Profile of Mathew J. Schwartz
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Mathew Schwartz served as the InformationWeek information security reporter from 2010 until mid-2014.
Articles by Mathew J. Schwartz
posted in October 2013
WinXP is already an easy target for hackers, and it will get even simpler once Microsoft ends support for the 12-year-old OS in April.
Is the security payoff from using Twitter's two-factor authentication system worth the risk of losing account access?
Network Solutions blames blacklisted servers and DNS problems after going down for the third time in as many months on Sunday. Some customers say goodbye.
Microsoft hasn't released a repair for RT devices bricked by a boot configuration "blue screen of death," but unofficial fix appears to work.
Variations in how different smartphone accelerometers record data raise concerns that advertisers, intelligence agencies or others could use this information to identify individual devices.
Google says mobile malware threat is overblown, with problems seen in just 0.001% of Android app downloads.