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Teen nabbed in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using the Heartbleed bug to steal data about taxpayers.
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Court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling

A federal court has affirmed contempt charges against Lavabit, rejecting an attempt by company attorneys to argue new issues on appeal.

iPhone keyboard sales halted as injunction takes effect

Typo halted the sale of its add-on keyboard for the iPhone on Tuesday after an injunction took effect that bans it from being imported to the U.S.

Outsourcer Infosys reports strong quarter

Indian outsourcer Infosys reported revenue and profit growth in the first quarter, but is still troubled by strong staff attrition and key management changes.

Google updates terms of service, includes word of user email scans

Google has updated its terms of service to reflect that it analyzes user content including emails to provide users tailored advertising, customized search results and other features.

Mt. Gox seeks postponement of CEO's U.S. court deposition

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, who was ordered to appear before a U.S. bankruptcy court to answer questions, has asked for a postponement of his deposition.

Mozilla names ex-exec Chris Beard as interim CEO

Mozilla today named former executive Chris Beard as its interim CEO and appointed him to its board of directors.

Data breaches nail more U.S. Internet users, who now want more regulation

More U.S. Internet users report they have been victims of data breach, while 80 percent want additional restrictions against sharing of online data, according to two surveys released Monday.

Oracle legal move prompts closure of independent J.D. Edwards help site

The operator of an independent website aimed at helping users of J.D. Edwards enterprise resource planning software has shut it down after Oracle alleged the site infringed on its copyrights.

Facebook set to enter e-money market in Europe

Facebook is mere weeks away from becoming a registered e-money firm in Ireland, the Financial Times reported.

Management In Depth

A simple cure for the cybersecurity skills shortage

An approach that has worked for centuries in all sorts of industries is just as applicable to the security field.

How to get a job in manufacturing IT

To excel in manufacturing, tech workers need to be one part tinkerer and one part visionary, with a bit of analytical acumen thrown in as well.

How to create awareness of the insider threat

One of the legacies of Edward Snowden's treason is that companies are now concerned about the insider threat more than they ever were before. He demonstrates that a single person inside an organization can devastate the organization. While technology should have caught Snowden, there is also the realization that his coworkers and managers should have noticed indications of unusual activities.

Five characteristics of a new breed of CIO

As enterprises rapidly evolve their mindsets and approach to digital, CIOs will be required to either evolve their own profiles and skill sets or risk becoming irrelevant, writes Gartner's Linda Price.

Leave the CIO alone

Alternative titles like chief digital officer and chief technology officer muddy the situation and might even dilute authority.

Paul Glen: The benefits of an unstructured career

Too often we make self-limiting assumptions about position, status and the need to rigidly follow a career path.

Loren Larsen: 4 creative approaches to technical recruiting

With low single-digit unemployment for IT workers and a scarcity of qualified candidates, it's critical for employers to become more effective in their recruiting efforts. Here are four fresh approaches.

How the 2014 Computerworld IT Salary Survey was conducted

A look at the methodology used to collect data for Computerworld's 2014 IT Salary Survey.

Career Watch: Top perks for IT jobs

Pursue the right IT career, and you're practically guaranteed a free lunch.

What do IT workers want?

While traditional incentives like salary and benefits still rule, IT staffers are placing more importance on intangibles such as corporate culture, challenging work and recognition -- a trend that employers ignore at their peril.