Articles by Richard Adhikari 

ID Thieves Hit Federal Credit Unions, Consumers

Sophisticated crooks are charged with filching funds from credit unions for the Senate, Navy and State Department while stealing millions from consumers' home equity lines of credit.

Obama, Pentagon Suffer Security Breaches

Gaps in policy may have led to separate incidents at Verizon Wireless and the Department of Defense, industry observers say.

Besides Free Security, Microsoft Pulls Live OneCare

Buffeted by strong competition from existing antivirus vendors, the Redmond software giant offers an olive branch.

Symantec CEO John Thompson to Step Down

UPDATED: Says 10 years at the helm is long enough.

Adobe Unveils Another Set of Critical Patches

That old JavaScript vulnerability is haunting the vendor in a big way.

New Tools to Battle the Sinowal Trojan

A new sheriff's in town, and it's taking on the most pernicious Trojan around.

Spammers Latch on to Obama Victory

We may be ready for change, but the spammers are readier.

Spammers Hit MobileMe, Google Blogspots

They're taking aim at CAPTCHA and seeking new means of attacking their targets.

Yahoo, Microsoft Ally to Tackle Lottery Scams

With the threat of online scams rising as economic woes worsen, the two look to clamp down on e-mail lottery hoaxes.

RSA Cracks Down on Legendary Sinowal Trojan

Several financial institutions hit by the professionally maintained Trojan.