Ashley Carman

Recent articles by Ashley Carman

Forcing people to give up passcodes is unconstitutional

Forcing people to give up passcodes is unconstitutional

US court deals a blow to law enforcement authorities.
Ashley Carman Sep 29 2015, 9:36AM Security
Kardashian websites exposed user data

Kardashian websites exposed user data

New websites, apps exposed users' personal information.
Ashley Carman Sep 18 2015, 12:10PM Security
Hacking Team looks to hire hacker

Hacking Team looks to hire hacker

Following compromise of nearly all its databases and emails.
Ashley Carman Sep 16 2015, 10:07AM Security
Hacker jailbreaks iOS 9 before public release

Hacker jailbreaks iOS 9 before public release

Quick work.
Ashley Carman Sep 14 2015, 12:13PM Security
McAfee to run for US presidency

McAfee to run for US presidency

Ex-fugitive takes on Trump.
Ashley Carman Sep 11 2015, 11:10AM Security
Microsoft axes Patch Tuesday updates

Microsoft axes Patch Tuesday updates

Windows 10 will push fixes out ASAP.
Ashley Carman May 8 2015, 7:10AM Software
Nearly all SAP systems are vulnerable to attacks

Nearly all SAP systems are vulnerable to attacks

No-one can catch up after 391 patches were released in 2014.
Ashley Carman May 7 2015, 5:19PM Security
New 'Rombertik' malware destroys computer if detected

New 'Rombertik' malware destroys computer if detected

Could be a dangerous precedent.
Ashley Carman May 6 2015, 8:58AM Security
Kaspersky blasts KGB link accusations

Kaspersky blasts KGB link accusations

Says the vendor fights all "cyber-evil", including Russian ones.
Ashley Carman Mar 23 2015, 7:39AM Security
Yahoo CISO defends 'on-demand' password system

Yahoo CISO defends 'on-demand' password system

Alex Stamos addresses criticism from the security community.
Ashley Carman Mar 18 2015, 11:17PM Security
Seventy percent of malicious files go undetected by antivirus

Seventy percent of malicious files go undetected by antivirus

Red faces for four of the most common products.
Ashley Carman Feb 16 2015, 6:35AM Security
BMW patches bug allowing hackers to open car door

BMW patches bug allowing hackers to open car door

Could have affected 2.2 million Rolls-Royce, Mini and BMW vehicles.
Ashley Carman Feb 6 2015, 7:40AM Security
Hacker takes over baby monitor, terrifies nanny

Hacker takes over baby monitor, terrifies nanny

Parents warned to change password of internet-connected device.
Ashley Carman Feb 6 2015, 7:30AM Security
Apple implements two-factor authentication

Apple implements two-factor authentication

Follows theft of celebrity nude photos.
Ashley Carman Sep 18 2014, 10:05AM Security
Phishing campaign lures victims with nude models

Phishing campaign lures victims with nude models

Victims hand over Facebook password to gain access to adult material.
Ashley Carman Sep 1 2014, 12:00PM Security
Ebola virus fear exploited to spread malware

Ebola virus fear exploited to spread malware

Phishing campaigns rife.
Ashley Carman Aug 20 2014, 6:45AM Security
Apple adds encryption between iCloud email and others

Apple adds encryption between iCloud email and others

Extra security follows Snowden revelations.
Ashley Carman Jul 22 2014, 12:43PM Collaboration
Microsoft researchers recommend ditching complicated passwords

Microsoft researchers recommend ditching complicated passwords

Researchers concluded users should reuse less complex passwords for less important accounts.
Ashley Carman Jul 20 2014, 9:42AM Security
Microsoft to implement 'right to be forgotten' form

Microsoft to implement 'right to be forgotten' form

Bing will start complying with EU ruling.
Ashley Carman Jul 13 2014, 8:00PM Security
Microsoft steps up encryption in Outlook

Microsoft steps up encryption in Outlook

TLS and PFS now enabled for email in both directions on Outlook.com.
Ashley Carman Jul 7 2014, 10:47AM Security

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