Tim Greene

Tim Greene covers security and keeps an eye on Microsoft for Network World.

Worst security breaches of the year 2014: Sony tops the list

U.S. on Sony breach: North Korea did it

U.S. officials now believe North Korea is behind the attack that took down Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer network and posted contents on the Internet, but the government hasn’t decided whether to formally accuse the country...

Microsoft’s $84 million man: What’s Nadella done to earn it?

Microsoft’s $84 million man: What’s Nadella done to earn it?

Satya Nadella has made some bold moves since taking over as Microsoft CEO Feb. 4 that have set in motion what could prove to be significant changes for the company and its customers. Here’s a look at some of them.

Cisco buying Neohapsis to boost security services

Cisco said Wednesday it is planning to buy Neohapsis, a security consulting firm that evaluates corporate security, risk and compliance, as part of its push into security as a service.

Mobile device makers unleash FIDO

Mobile device makers unleash FIDO

Vendors are lining up to implement the Fast Identity Online authentication spec in mobile devices.

Akamai: Surge in hackers using complex crimeware to drain money from online bank accounts

There is an increase in use of complex crimeware that gathers the passwords of online customers at specific banks and automatically transfer funds out of their accounts, according to Akamai’s security group.

OpenDNS reinforces cloud security with ties to Check Point, ZeroFOX, others

OpenDNS has developed a partner API that enables security vendors to connect their technologies to the OpenDNS cloud for enforcement, effectively extending the protection to any device no matter where it connects to the Internet.

Startup promises to catch 100% of network attacks with unique detection technology

First version of TrustPipe security software aimed at Microsoft Windows XP users.

Report: Hacker group FIN4 stealing insider info to exploit significant changes in stock prices

A group called FIN4 has been stealing insider information that could affect stock prices by hacking email accounts of key corporate executives and others privy to sensitive deals.

Hack the halls: Watch out for Cyber Monday scamathon

Hack the halls: Watch out for Cyber Monday scamathon

Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year, which means it is also the single biggest opportunity for criminals to steal cash, personal information and credit card numbers, and they’ve got an imposing arsenal to carry...

Regin is groundbreaking malware on par with Stuxnet, Symantec says

Regin, a complex and stealthy piece of espionage malware steals passwords, logs keystrokes and can read, write, move and copy files among other malicious activity, and has stunned the Symantec researchers that discovered it.

Mitel drops ShoreTel bid

ShoreTel customers don’t have to worry about what Mitel would have done with the gear they’ve already bought.

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