|Involuntary IT Managers Cost a Bundle
When nontechnical employees become "involuntary IT managers" charged with managing their small company's IT solutions, it can lead to losses -- big losses -- in productivity.
|Microsoft Warns of IE8 Zero-Day Bug
Yet another zero-day exploit of Internet Explorer 8 has been reported by Microsoft. The company has issued a security advisory confirming the exploit in IE 8 and assuring that versions 10, 9, 7 and 6 are not affected.
|Labor Department Web Site Hacked
The U.S. Department of Labor's Web site was hacked this week. Malicious code was placed on the site in the process. Some security firms are blaming DeepPanda, a human-rights group based in Thailand.
|Schwab Web Site Hit by DoS Attack
The web site and mobile app for Charles Schwab & Co. went offline for more than an hour Tuesday and continued to be unavailable at times Wednesday because of a denial-of-service attack.