ZeuS Trojan Botnet Learns a New Trick: Peer-to-Peer

Kyt Dotson | February 27th

In what seems to be the next evolution of malware, the Zeusbot/SpyEye Trojan network has been discovered in the wild that doesn’t rely on a centralized command-and-control server—instead, the new variants use a peer-to-peer architecture to get the...»

Strata Review: the Best of Big Data’s Maturing Ecosystem

Maria Deutscher | February 27th

The Strata Big Data conference begins tomorrow, so we decided it would be a good time to look back 12 months and observe the big data ecosystem then in context to where it is today....»

Carrier IQ Gives Data to Mobile Users at MWC 2012

Mellisa Tolentino | February 27th

In Novembr of last year, Android app developer Trevor Eckhart exposed that the Carrier IQ app has been secretly logging keystrokes and other mobile activities on smartphones across the board. The incident jarred many...»

What to Expect from Strata’s Big Data Event: Data for Today

Cherr Aira | February 27th

Tomorrow is going to be a big day for Big Data as the 2012 O’Reilly Strata Conference kicks off.  With a growing influence in computing and connectivity, Strata extends media access to new tools...»

Music Clouds Find More Ways to Desktops: Spotify, Sniper and More

Mellisa Tolentino | February 27th

With more people enjoying the benefits of listening to music in the cloud, it’s about time to see what cloud services came up with to keep their subscribers happy. Spotify The Swedish music streaming service recently announced...»

Stratfor CEO to resign after Wikileaks releases 5mil emails – covert operations exposed

John Casaretto | February 27th

Wikileaks has returned with an astonishing release of more than five million emails from Stratfor, a Texas-based security intelligence company that is associated with CIA type of operations. The company has been the target...»

Android Stays Neutral Amid Google-MoMo Deal

Mellisa Tolentino | February 27th

With the Google-Motorola Mobility deal nearing completion, there’s this burning question that keeps popping up: Will Google favor Motorola products when it comes to Android? At Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona, Andy Rubin, the...»

Cloud Reinvents Law Enforcement, FBI Imposes Rules

Cherr Aira | February 27th

 Parallel to the modernization of technology, criminals also upgrade their tactics to escape the claws of the authorities. With this in mind, the police force turns to the cloud for the most up-to-date lineup, fighting...»

Apple Drops Evi, Facebook Caught Snooping

Mellisa Tolentino | February 27th

We've already taken a look at MWC's hottest devices so far, but what's going on outside of Mobile World Congress?  For starters, Apple’s terminated its push email service, Evi. and texters beware, Facebook's been caught...»

Scorching Hot Devices at MWC 2012: Nokia PureView, HTC One X and More

Mellisa Tolentino | February 27th

Mobile World Congress officially kicked off today and already several brands are impressing attendees with their products.  Here are just some of the items that made attendees do a double-take. Nokia The Finnish phone maker teased...»