Joab Jackson

U.S. Correspondent

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivals

Windows 10 gets its first set of security patches

Windows 10 gets its first set of security patches

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for August contains critical patches for Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office

Oracle pulls blog post critical of security vendors, customers

Oracle pulls blog post critical of security vendors, customers

Oracle's head of security advised customers not to submit bug reports from third-party security analysis tools and services

Google: Lock up your Compute Engine data with your own encryption keys

Google: Lock up your Compute Engine data with your own encryption keys

Google will now let enterprise customers of one of its Cloud Platform services lock up their data with their own encryption keys, in case they're concerned about the company snooping on their corporate information.

Five arrested in JPMorgan hacking case

Five arrested in JPMorgan hacking case

U.S law enforcement officials have arrested five individuals who reportedly were involved in the high-profile 2014 computer hacking of JPMorgan.

Amazon releases open source cryptographic module

Amazon releases open source cryptographic module

The s2n module could serve as a leaner replacement for the OpenSSL TLS module

MIT tests 'software transplants' to fix buggy code

MIT tests 'software transplants' to fix buggy code

Like visiting a junk yard to find cheap parts for an aging vehicle, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a way to fix buggy software by inserting working code from another program.

Microsoft picks security for the enterprise win

Microsoft picks security for the enterprise win

The company has revamped its routine for supplying security patches and has unveiled data and system protections

Microsoft Patch Tuesday: The patches just keep coming

Microsoft Patch Tuesday: The patches just keep coming

Microsoft's latest round of patches covers Internet Explorer, Windows, Office and other Microsoft products

In a mock cyberattack, Deloitte teaches the whole business how to respond

In a mock cyberattack, Deloitte teaches the whole business how to respond

While security and IT staffers typically are trained on dealing with breaches, staffers in other departments may not always be ready

Android users spammed with fake Amazon gift card offers

Android users spammed with fake Amazon gift card offers

Text messages promising free gift cards deliver only spam instead

Microsoft patch Tuesday focuses solely on Windows

Microsoft patch Tuesday focuses solely on Windows

For the first time in recent history, Microsoft has issued no security bug fixes for Internet Explorer

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