Stories by Bob Francis

Phishing on the increase, group says

Online phishing schemes increased significantly in October as financial institutions struggled to combat attempts to steal private account information from online consumers, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).

Dell closer to using AMD chips

Dell Inc. president and CEO Kevin Rollins indicated that the company is actively considering including Advanced Micro Devices Inc. processors in its server roster in the foreseeable future.

Security stats sobering as CSI show opens

Several companies will be making product announcements at this week's Computer Security Institute (CSI) show in Washington, but the show opens on an eye-opening note with a new study indicating network attacks are on the increase.

BMC adds PeopleSoft management

BMC Software has released a new version of Patrol for PeopleSoft 2.0 that allows companies to centrally manage PeopleSoft users, transactions, jobs, SQL requests, and business processes.