Eric Doyle

Recent articles by Eric Doyle

Inside proposed revisions to Europe's data protection laws

Inside proposed revisions to Europe's data protection laws

Twelve months on from the publication of the European Commission's draft revision to data protection laws, claims of heavy-handedness and obsolescence have mounted – but the authority behind the bill remains defiant. Eric Doyle unpicks the issue.
Jan 8 2013 9:33AM
Maladverts hit Microsoft and Google sites

Maladverts hit Microsoft and Google sites

Backdoor programs installed on victims' computers.
Dec 15 2010 1:38PM
McDonald's customers' data exposed in hack attack

McDonald's customers' data exposed in hack attack

The golden arches look slightly tarnished following a customer data theft.
Dec 14 2010 10:35AM
Customer data exposed in Big Mac hack attack

Customer data exposed in Big Mac hack attack

Hamburglar strikes back?
Dec 14 2010 9:07AM
Revenues up for disk storage vendors

Revenues up for disk storage vendors

IDC claims the external disk market is emerging from the recession.
Dec 6 2010 1:22PM
Adobe finds exploited flaw in Flash Player

Adobe finds exploited flaw in Flash Player

Patching on the run.
Nov 1 2010 6:36AM
Mount Everest gains its own mobile phone base station

Mount Everest gains its own mobile phone base station

TeliaSonera climbs a mountain to gain subscribers.
Nov 1 2010 6:36AM
Mozilla Firefox and Adobe Shockwave patches emerge

Mozilla Firefox and Adobe Shockwave patches emerge

Nobel Trojan reined in and Shockwave calmed in latest updates.
Oct 29 2010 9:28AM
Microsoft updates Windows 7 and Server 2008

Microsoft updates Windows 7 and Server 2008

Release candidates include new features and fixes.
Oct 28 2010 6:58AM
Google coder makes Facebook privacy tool

Google coder makes Facebook privacy tool

Chrome extension.
Oct 23 2010 8:02AM
Adobe isolates malware threat with new Reader

Adobe isolates malware threat with new Reader

X marks the spot.
Oct 20 2010 2:37PM
US tops botnet charts

US tops botnet charts

18.6% of spam.
Oct 20 2010 2:35PM
Expiring passwords easily hacked

Expiring passwords easily hacked

Four in 10 passwords can be hacked in three seconds, according to US researchers.
Oct 18 2010 1:24PM
Skype lets you phone friends on Facebook

Skype lets you phone friends on Facebook

Video and audio links can bring overseas friends even closer.
Oct 18 2010 8:15AM
Symantec reveals its data encryption plans

Symantec reveals its data encryption plans

Fleshes out product strategy after shopping spree.
Oct 12 2010 9:18AM
W3C calls for help on HTML5

W3C calls for help on HTML5

New HTML5 standard "not yet ready for production."
Oct 8 2010 9:51AM
Citrix opens GoldenGate for thin client mobility

Citrix opens GoldenGate for thin client mobility

Multi-tasking tablets.
Oct 7 2010 7:11AM
TaintDroid reveals security threat from app downloads

TaintDroid reveals security threat from app downloads

Android free apps display some inappropriate behaviour.
Oct 4 2010 10:01AM
US report casts doubt on "reliable" biometric systems

US report casts doubt on "reliable" biometric systems

Back to the drawing board for security designers.
Oct 1 2010 6:55AM
Oracle loses another Sun stalwart

Oracle loses another Sun stalwart

Jeff Bonwick, the father of ZFS, quits to face new challenge.
Oct 1 2010 6:54AM

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