Report: Federal Agencies Demand User Passwords from Web Firms
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 26, 2013
They've also asked for encryption algorithms and salts.
Tags: Web, Internet, password, federal government, U.S.
Microsoft Joins Google in Asking for Greater FISA Transparency
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 27, 2013
The companies want to disclose more information about how they comply with government requests for data.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, government, NSA, priSM, FISA, U.S., transparency
Tech Firms Push for Transparency in U.S. Data Requests
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 12, 2013
Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook want to explain how they comply with surveillance requests.
Tags: Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, government, Surveillance, FISA, U.S., transparency
NSA Whistleblower Comes Forward
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 10, 2013
Booz Allen Hamilton employee Edward Snowden says he is the person who revealed the U.S. government's secret data collection programs.
Tags: Dell, government, NSA, data collection, U.S., whistleblowing, Booz Allen Hamilton
Feds Tapping Internet Servers at Google, Apple, Facebook, Others
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 07, 2013
The PRISM program is collecting search history, email messages, chat and more.
Tags: Facebook, Google, Apple, Internet, government, FBI, NSA, cyber espionage, U.S.
Report: Chinese Hackers Stole U.S. Weapon System Designs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 28, 2013
A confidential Defense Department report says 29 weapon systems were compromised.
Tags: China, hackers, cyberattack, Defense Department, U.S.
Report: U.S. Is Safest Location for a Data Center
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 23, 2013
Nordic countries also scored well.
Tags: data center, location, report, risk, U.S.
Report: U.S. May Escalate Response to Chinese Cyberespionage
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 22, 2013
The Obama administration is said to be considering sanctions or even cyberattacks of its own.
Tags: China, State Department, hacking, cyberattack, cyber espionage, U.S.
U.S. Air Force Labels Cybersecurity Tools as 'Weapons'
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 09, 2013
The change is a sign that the U.S. increasingly views cyberspace as a theater of war.
Tags: cybersecurity, government, Air Force, U.S., cyberspace
Google Will Fight Against National Security Letters
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 05, 2013
A judge who previously ruled the letters unconstitutional will oversee the case.
Tags: Google, privacy, government, FBI, national security, U.S., Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 in 4 U.S. Companies in China Report Data Theft
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 29, 2013
Many enterprises doing business in the country say the data breach problem is increasing.
Tags: China, cyberattack, data breach, U.S.
Report: 25% of 2013 Patents Will Be Mobile-Related
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 27, 2013
Samsung currently holds the most mobile patents.
Tags: Samsung, Europe, mobile technology, U.S., patent wars
Feds Investigate Microsoft Bribery Allegations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 20, 2013
The Justice Department and the SEC are looking into a whistleblower report.
Tags: Microsoft, software, China, SEC, Justice Department, U.S.
U.S. Calls on China to Stop Cyberattacks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 12, 2013
National Security Advisor Thomas Donilon accused the Chinese of cyberespionage and warned them to stop.
Tags: China, government, cyberattack, cyber espionage, U.S.
China Accuses U.S. of Hacking Military Sites
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 28, 2013
Tensions build as both countries accuse each other of cyberattacks.
Tags: China, hacking, cyberattack, military, hack attacks, U.S.
China Says Hacking Allegations Lack Proof
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 20, 2013
The Chinese government is strongly denying the hacking charges made in a Mandiant report.
Tags: China, government, cyberattack, espionage, hack attacks, U.S., Mandiant
Report: Chinese Cyber-Espionage Campaign Targeting the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 11, 2013
A leaked government report says the widespread attacks could threaten the U.S. economy.
Tags: China, government, cyberattack, espionage, U.S.
Google Explains Its Responses to Government Requests for Data
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 28, 2013
The company calls for changes to U.S. laws in order to limit government access to cloud data.
Tags: email, Google, Cloud, government, U.S., transparency
Apple's iPhone Beats Android in the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 22, 2013
However, Android smartphones dominated in most markets, except the U.S. and Japan.
Tags: Android, iPhone, Apple, smartphone, Windows Phone, RIM, Japan, U.S.
U.S. General: Iran Has Improved Its Cyberattack Capabilities
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 18, 2013
The Stuxnet attack prompted the country to beef up its cyberwarfare abilities.
Tags: government, cyberattack, banking, Iran, Stuxnet, U.S.
U.S.: Iran Is Behind Bank Cyberattacks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 10, 2013
Since September, numerous American banks have been targeted by hackers.
Tags: botnet, government, cyberattack, banking, DDOS, Iran, U.S.
U.S., EU Will Delay Google Antitrust Decisions until 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
The company may not be close to a settlement with U.S. regulators after all.
Tags: Google, search, EU, antitrust, patent lawsuit, FTC, Motorola, settlement, U.S.
Judge Denies Apple's Request for Samsung Sales Ban
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 18, 2012
In response, Samsung has stopped its attempt to ban Apple sales in Europe.
Tags: Apple, Samsung, patent lawsuit, Europe, ban, U.S.
U.S., U.K., Others Refuse to Sign U.N. Telecom Treaty
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 14, 2012
A U.S.-led coalition of nations object to giving the U.N. control over the Internet.
Tags: United Nations, U.S., U.N. International Telecommunication Union
IT Spending to Grow 6% in 2012, Says IDC
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 10, 2012
IT vendors say sales have been stronger than expected despite the economic problems in Europe.
Tags: China, IT spending, IDC, Europe, India, Brazil, U.S.
Android Rules U.S. and Europe Smartphone Sales
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 12, 2012
For the first time Android has at least half of all smartphone sales in the U.S., Australia and five major European countries.
Tags: Android, smartphone, Europe, IOS, U.S.
Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 01, 2012
A new book says the U.S. was responsible for Stuxnet.
Tags: malware, cyberattack, Iran, Stuxnet, Cyberwarfare, U.S., Flame