Users don’t know their worms from their bots

With a never-ending torrent of advice on IT security floating around the web, users might become confused by the vast array of threats. From bots to botnets and Trojans to worms, the sea of terminology can leave the uninitiated feeling overwhelmed. Trojans Trojans are named after the Trojan horse, which was famously used to infiltrate…

Microsoft improves security for Outlook and OneDrive

In an attempt to quash the growing concerns around privacy, Microsoft has launched a series of initiatives aimed at improving both security and corporate transparency. According to the Microsoft blog, technet.com, the Redmond firm is focusing on three key areas: expanding encryption, reinforcing legal protections for customers’ data and enhancing the transparency of software code.…