InterviewHow can we prevent the IoT from becoming a terrorist and organised criminal's playground?
Sanford Wallace faces up to 16 years in jail, if found guilty of a number of phishing attacks on half a million unsuspecting Facebook users.
Samsung has predictably wowed the crowds of tech hacks and industry punters at CES in Vegas this week, but with this new AMOLED identity card tech it has also added a Philip K Dick-esque edge of unsettling anxiety about how truly frightening the future could be.
Malware exploits moved at unprecedented speed and volume this past year but 2009 may bring increasing cooperation among security vendors and law enforcement agencies to bring down criminal enterprises, according to the annual Trend Micro Threat Roundup & 2009 Forecast.
America's Consumer Sentinel Network had a busy year in 2008, tracking record increases in the number of online ID theft and fraud complaints. The secure law enforcement database, organised by US Federal Trade Commission, now contains 7.2 million complaints - with younger users proving particularly at risk.
The controversial new identity card may be churning up controversy with its biometric data, but for people in the process of gender reassignment there has been confirmation that they can apply for a second ID card for their new sex.
A majority of Americans say that the risks of identity theft have changed their online behaviours, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)