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 February 2012
Smartphones extend the network perimeter like never before, but also give potential attackers new entry routes. Consider these get-tough strategies.
Malware grabs rootkit exploit code to obtain temporary access privileges, poses a "serious threat," says researcher.
When it comes to combating APTs, the odds are against your organization's security team, say security experts such as Bruce Schneier. This type of risk deserves special scrutiny.
Security expert says Google Bouncer malware checks are a step in the right direction, but not a complete solution. Meanwhile, Google excised more fake apps from the Android Market.
"Polymorphic" malware, tweaked frequently, sends SMS texts to premium-rate numbers until smartphone owner's account balance is depleted.
FBI confirms legitimacy of 16-minute call, posted by hacktivists, that discussed sentencing and future arrests of LulzSec and Anonymous participants.