Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

Face it: Enterprise cyberattacks are going to happen

How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

Businesses are being urged to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats.

Hacked Dallas sirens get extra encryption to fend off future attacks

Hacked Dallas sirens get extra encryption to fend off future attacks

Dallas city officials have added extra encryption to bolster the security of outdoor warning sirens hacked early Saturday.

Hack of Dallas emergency sirens prompts more warnings to bolster cybersecurity

Hack of Dallas emergency sirens prompts more warnings to bolster cybersecurity

Dallas emergency management officials continue to investigate a hack that activated all 156 emergency tornado sirens citywide for about 90 minutes early Saturday.

What C-level leaders need to know about cybersecurity

What C-level leaders need to know about cybersecurity

Corporate boards are rarely prepared for cyberattacks -- and when they occur everybody likes to point fingers at everyone else.

 Most Android devices lack latest security patches

Most Android devices lack latest security patches

Nearly three-quarters of Android devices on the five biggest U.S. carriers are running on security patches that are at least two months old, putting them at greater risk of being hacked.

Here’s a new way to prevent cyberattacks on home devices

Here’s a new way to prevent cyberattacks on home devices

Homeowners worried about cybersecurity attacks on IP-connected devices like lights, baby monitors, home security systems and cameras, will soon be able to take advantage of a $200 network monitoring device called Dojo.

Visa, Mastercard beef up mobile payment tech at Mobile World Congress

Visa, Mastercard beef up mobile payment tech at Mobile World Congress

Visa on Monday announced one of the most unusual approaches, one that relies primarily on older QR code technology through its mVisa payment service.

'Fileless malware' attacks, used on banks, have been around for years

'Fileless malware' attacks, used on banks, have been around for years

Fileless malware attacks, which were recently discovered in the networks of at least 140 banks, telecoms and governments, account for about 15% of known attacks today and have been around for years.

IT and C-level leaders point fingers at each other over cyber defense

IT and C-level leaders point fingers at each other over cyber defense

C-level execs need to bring themselves up to speed on cyber threats, some analysts say.

Online card fraud up as thieves avoid more secure chip cards for in-store payments

Deterred by more secure chip cards for in-store payments, thieves have resorted to stealing credit-card numbers and passwords or opening new accounts with false credentials to use in making online payments for purchases, according to...

Privacy worries are on the rise, new poll of U.S. consumers shows

Privacy worries are on the rise, new poll of U.S. consumers shows

A majority said they'd switch providers in the event of a security breach, the IDC survey says.

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