Stories by Kathleen Ohlson

Survey: Salary, demand for security pros increasing

Demand and pay for IT security professionals continue to rise, while those of professionals in other IT positions, such as database administration and e-commerce, remain the same, according to two surveys released Tuesday.

First Palm virus found

Two vendors of antivirus software have announced separately that they've discovered a virus that targets Palm's popular handheld computers and could be spread from one device to another. But both companies described the virus, dubbed PalmOS/Phage, as a low-risk one for personal digital assistant (PDA) users.

Losses Widen for Inc. yesterday reported a $45.3 million loss for the second quarter ended June 30, more than double the $22 million shortfall in the same period last year. Excluding stock-based compensation and some one-time charges, posted $39.9 million in losses.