Robert Westervelt

Recent articles by Robert Westervelt

Microsoft fixes 57 Internet Explorer flaws

Microsoft fixes 57 Internet Explorer flaws

Five flaws identified during Pwn2Own hacking competition.
Robert Westervelt Jun 12 2014, 6:40AM Security
How much does cybercrime really cost?

How much does cybercrime really cost?

$400 billion a year and counting.
Robert Westervelt Jun 10 2014, 6:10AM Security
Microsoft warns against XP hack for updates

Microsoft warns against XP hack for updates

Do not alter registry to receive Windows XP updates to 2019, says vendor.
Robert Westervelt May 29 2014, 10:10AM Security
Microsoft's emergency patch for Internet Explorer

Microsoft's emergency patch for Internet Explorer

Dangerous zero-day vulnerability targeted by attackers.
Robert Westervelt May 2 2014, 6:12AM Security
Cybercriminals attack IE users

Cybercriminals attack IE users

Microsoft warns of group targeting browser users in finance and defence sectors.
Robert Westervelt Apr 29 2014, 6:24AM Security
Critical Flash update addresses targeted attacks

Critical Flash update addresses targeted attacks

Adobe repairs flaw used to target Syrian dissidents.
Robert Westervelt Apr 29 2014, 6:24AM Security
Heartbleed: 10 passwords you need to change right now

Heartbleed: 10 passwords you need to change right now

Google and Facebook top the list.
Robert Westervelt Apr 11 2014, 6:37AM Security
10 Windows XP-mageddon myths busted

10 Windows XP-mageddon myths busted

Looking past the doomsday scaremongering.
Robert Westervelt Apr 6 2014, 5:02PM Photos
Former NSA director: the NSA will not retreat

Former NSA director: the NSA will not retreat

"There is difference between searching for malicious software and physically reading emails."
Robert Westervelt Apr 4 2014, 6:12AM Security
Microsoft Security Advisory: Microsoft Word Under Seige

Microsoft Security Advisory: Microsoft Word Under Seige

Infected can come from previewing an Outlook e-mail
Robert Westervelt Mar 26 2014, 6:51AM Security
Anti-virus vendor warns of attacks on Linux, Unix Servers

Anti-virus vendor warns of attacks on Linux, Unix Servers

Group behind campaign has been operating since 2011
Robert Westervelt Mar 20 2014, 9:13AM Security
Dimension Data investing heavily in battle with Amazon

Dimension Data investing heavily in battle with Amazon

Adds Cisco support, prepares direct connection service
Robert Westervelt Mar 19 2014, 9:46AM Collaboration
Guide to banking malware

Guide to banking malware

Sophistication rises in longtime botnet families.
Robert Westervelt Mar 18 2014, 11:44AM Photos
10 attack trends eroding internet trust

10 attack trends eroding internet trust

Why attacks are having serious impact on public trust, says Cisco.
Robert Westervelt Jan 29 2014, 11:32AM Photos
Top 5 hacking attacks

Top 5 hacking attacks

Are you vulnerable?
Robert Westervelt Mar 21 2013, 2:20PM Photos
BYOD? Here's 6 ways to do it right

BYOD? Here's 6 ways to do it right

Remote wipe, ban jailbreaks and more.
Robert Westervelt Mar 21 2013, 10:51AM Photos
Malware: how your browser measures up

Malware: how your browser measures up

Browser vulnerabilities are on an upward curve.
Robert Westervelt Mar 20 2013, 4:06PM Photos
Password hacking threat in Cisco devices

Password hacking threat in Cisco devices

Susceptible to brute force attack.
Robert Westervelt Mar 20 2013, 12:06PM Hardware

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