What is it?
DRM stands for Digital Rights Management, describing any number of methods that content providers enlist to try to exercise control over what you can do with a digital document. Recently Sony BMG released a CD protected by a "rootkit," a tool often used by hackers/malware authors to hide their tracks on a system.
Backup security tapes from the Orlando, Florida corporate offices of hotel giant Marriott International went missing in late December, leaving the personal information of more than 200,000 clients exposed.
Attack targetsPayPal, Barclays Bank and eBay were the three firms most targeted by phishers last month, according to statistics compiled by PhishTank users. More than 2,200 validated phishing attempts targeted PayPal users. Suzanne and Mark Stocker (left) were victims of ID theft when one of Suzanne's childhood friends hacked into their PayPal account and spent nearly $15,000.