Nicole Kobie

Recent articles by Nicole Kobie

Researcher files FTC complaint against Dropbox

Researcher files FTC complaint against Dropbox

Cloud storage firm isn't honest about security practices, researcher claims.
May 17 2011 7:24AM
Microsoft to publish third-party bugs

Microsoft to publish third-party bugs

Coordinated vulnerability disclosure system will take some bugs public.
Apr 21 2011 9:30AM
E-book 'thieves' threaten authors' incomes

E-book 'thieves' threaten authors' incomes

Industry issued 32,000 takedown notices last year.
Apr 19 2011 11:36AM
Image of 'wild west' web makes for too many restrictions

Image of 'wild west' web makes for too many restrictions

No room for outdated models in regulating the flow of freedom, says Oxford academic.
Apr 19 2011 11:36AM
Apple addresses Comodo hack with security patches

Apple addresses Comodo hack with security patches

Safari looks set to get do-not-follow system.
Apr 18 2011 6:03AM
Microsoft offers Internet Explorer 10 preview

Microsoft offers Internet Explorer 10 preview

Four weeks after IE9 release.
Apr 13 2011 6:56AM
Gartner excludes Windows 7 from tablet forecast

Gartner excludes Windows 7 from tablet forecast

Apple's market share still to slide.
Apr 12 2011 8:13AM
Record 64 flaws to be fixed on Patch Tuesday

Record 64 flaws to be fixed on Patch Tuesday

Long-awaited fix for MHTML flaw.
Apr 11 2011 6:23AM
US opens Pandora's box into apps privacy

US opens Pandora's box into apps privacy

Android, iPhone software makers on notice about the personal information they collect.
Apr 6 2011 9:39AM
Wrongfully accused awarded $31k over child pr0n

Wrongfully accused awarded $31k over child pr0n

Police investigation caught innocent in its net.
Apr 5 2011 10:34AM
Google: SQL injection attack not that big

Google: SQL injection attack not that big

Websense revises its numbers.
Apr 5 2011 5:41AM
Researchers create automated tool for multicore support

Researchers create automated tool for multicore support

Meta-functions moved to extra cores to help boost speeds
Apr 4 2011 6:30AM
SQL injection attack hits 380,000 URLs

SQL injection attack hits 380,000 URLs

Payload sites inactive.
Apr 1 2011 6:18AM
Network failure knocks out BBC

Network failure knocks out BBC

Faulty switch takes out BBC's websites for an hour
Mar 31 2011 1:34PM
Buzz failure sends Google to privacy sin bin for 20 years

Buzz failure sends Google to privacy sin bin for 20 years

US regulator forces Google to set up privacy programme to pay for social media misdemeanour.
Mar 31 2011 1:28PM
Researchers spot security holes in McAfee website

Researchers spot security holes in McAfee website

Security firm says trio of vulnerabilities aren't serious
Mar 30 2011 9:41AM
Researchers spot security holes in McAfee website

Researchers spot security holes in McAfee website

Security firm says trio of vulnerabilities aren't serious and will not put customer data at risk.
Mar 30 2011 9:15AM
BlackBerry PlayBook to run Android apps

BlackBerry PlayBook to run Android apps

RIM confirms plans to use Android apps on PlayBook tablet.
Mar 28 2011 6:06AM
Play.com leaks customer data

Play.com leaks customer data

Online retailer's marketing firm makes customers targets for phishers.
Mar 23 2011 10:20AM
F-Secure wipes Mac files

F-Secure wipes Mac files

Beta puts safe files in the trash.
Mar 17 2011 6:39AM

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