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Paul Roberts is an experienced technology reporter and editor who writes about hacking, cyber threats and information technology security. When he's not writing for InfoWorld, Paul edits The Security Ledger, a blog focused on securing the Internet of things.

Vonage files to vacate patent ruling

A new U.S. Supreme Court ruling may be a big break for VOIP service provider Vonage as it struggles to overcome a lawsuit filed by Verizon.

EarthLink CEO Betty dead at 49

The ISP announced that its CEO, Garry Betty, died Tuesday due to complications from cancer.

InfoWorld: Apple's iPod virus response draws fire

Security professionals, including Microsoft's own product release virus scanning chief, called Apple's efforts to deflect blame for factory-infected iPods onto Microsoft misleading and said it reveals a troubling lack of thoroughness in the company's manufacturing process.

Dell, Sony discussed battery problem 10 months ago

Dell and Sony knew about a problem with laptop batteries as much as 10 months ago, but didn't act before they began exploding.

Yahoo worm demonstrates AJAX threat

Cool Web 2.0 technologies come under attack.

Researcher: Mac OS X security patch falls short

Apple has posted a security update for Mac OS X, but a researcher who uncovered some of the flaws says it's still not enough.