Frank Washkuch Jr.

Frank Washkuch Jr.

Frank Washkuch has been online editor of SC Magazine since November 2005. Previously he worked as a reporter at the Bridgeport, Conn.-based newspaper Connecticut Post. Frank is a graduate of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., and is a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania. He resides in New York City.

Most Recent Articles by Frank Washkuch Jr.

Mac OS X attacks to become more common, say 93 percent of survey respondents

An overwhelming majority of end-users surveyed believe Apple's Mac platform will be more widely targeted by cybercriminals in the future.

Attacks on health care organizations up 85 percent

Attempted cyberattacks on health care organizations have increased 85 percent in the past year, according to SecureWorks, a software-as-a-service vendor.

IRS spam rockets as tax deadline nears

Scammers are taking advantage of next month's income tax deadline by distributing phishing emails seeking end-users' personal information.

House bill mandates high-tech Social Security cards

Two Republican congressmen from Illinois have proposed legislation that would update the Social Security card for the age of cybercrime.

Juvenile pleads guilty to infecting government PCs

A juvenile cohort of botmaster Jeanson James Ancheta pleaded guilty this week to using botnets to infect thousands of PCs, including those used by sensitive government agencies.