A professional journalist with decades of experience, Sam for nine years used DOS and then Windows, which led him to start experimenting with GNU/Linux in 1998. Since then he has written widely about the use of both free and open source software, and the people behind the code. His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.
Ransomware has slowly become the most common and most difficult threat posed to companies and individuals alike over the last year.
Qantas' budget airline Jetstar will cease making any default selections for customers in its Web booking interface, following an agreement with the competition watchdog.
Arrests and searches in five countries have resulted in the takedown of a botnet known as Avalanche that has been behind phishing attacks and about 20 different malware variants over the last decade.