Computer network security

  1. After Data Breach, Target Exec's Departure Puts Spotlight on CIOs

    March 06, 2014 2:04 PM EST The departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data breach highlights the increased pressure facing executives who are charged with protecting corporate computer systems from hacker ...

  2. Internet Censorship Seen Liable To WTO Challenge

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Censorship of the Internet is open to challenge at the World Trade Organization as it can restrict trade in services delivered online, a forthcoming study says. A censorship case at the WTO could raise sovereignty issues, given the clear right of ...

  3. Internet Boycott Calls To Mark China Filter Debut

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Chinese Internet users are calling on fellow Web surfers to stay offline on July 1, the debut of a controversial software filter that critics say the Chinese government is using to tighten censorship. New regulations from Beijing mandate "Gre ...

  4. Uproar In Australia Over Plan To Block Web Sites

    December 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST A proposed Internet filter dubbed the "Great Aussie Firewall" is promising to make Australia one of the strictest Internet regulators among democratic countries. Consumers, civil-rights activists, engineers, Internet providers and politi ...

  5. Dutch Priest Charged In Madonna Threat

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Confessed to phoning in a fake bomb threat. Confessed to phoning in a fake bomb threat. News ...

  6. D.C. Joins Suit Against Sony BMG CDs

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST The District of Columbia on Tuesday (Nov. 29) became the latest to sue Sony BMG over the release of music CDs that installed spyware on users' computers and made them more vulnerable to hackers. The District of Columbia on Tuesday (Nov. 29) b ...

  7. Texas Sues Sony BMG

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Civil lawsuit filed for hiding "spyware" software. Civil lawsuit filed for hiding "spyware" software. News ...

  8. Brein Loses Dutch P2P Case

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ISPs do not have to reveal file-sharers' ID. ISPs do not have to reveal file-sharers' ID. News ...