Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds

Some cloud storage providers who hope to be on the leading edge of cloud security adopt a “zero-knowledge” policy in which vendors say it is impossible for customer data to be snooped on. But a recent study by computer scientists at Johns Hopkins University is questioning just how secure those …

Nine charged with distributing Zeus malware

Two defendants face arraignment in federal court Friday The U.S. Department of Justice has brought charges against nine alleged members of a criminal organization that distributed the Zeus Trojan used to steal millions of dollars from bank accounts nationwide. The DOJ’s charges, unsealed Friday in U.S. District Court for the …