Graeme Burton is Chief Reporter at Computing.

He has 15 years of experience in news and magazine journalism, and has edited such titles as Trade & Forfaiting Review, Inside Knowledge and Managing Information & Documents.

Articles & blogs by Graeme Burton

Analysis: Why is Adobe Acrobat so insecure?

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Acrobat used to be a simple application that replicated paper documents, but Adobe's efforts to update it have made it more insecure
15 Sep 2014

Case study: How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with Unit 4

A view of Middlesbrough College from the water
Middlesbrough Council has shaken out its software estate, swept out SAP and procured a new ERP solution for finance, payroll and HR via G-Cloud
15 Sep 2014

Phones 4U pledges to refund Apple iPhone 6 buyers after it goes under

Phones4u store front
Private equity-owned phone shop chain goes bust after mobile operators pull out – leaving iPhone buyers high and dry
15 Sep 2014

Warning over government IT systems should Scotland vote for independence

£1bn-plus IT bill for Scottish government – including a tax system that will be delivered two years after independence, according to the SNP's own timetable
15 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Barclays wants to read your veins, the BBC thinks you're a filthy pirate and a little-known company released a new mobile phone...

Only one thing could push security off the top this week when a little-known company released a new mobile phone...
12 Sep 2014

Security warning over the Internet of Things

Lack of security built into the Internet of Things could be catastrophic, warn researchers
11 Sep 2014

Google Gmail users told to change passwords after five million accounts were compromised

Russian hackers release login names and passwords of five million Google Gmail users
11 Sep 2014

Internet of things: It could get nasty

More and more connected devices are being rushed to market. But the lack of security standards leaves many of them wide open to abuse. So what are the challenges to be overcome in securing the Internet of Things?
10 Sep 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – and iWatch – due to be unveiled today

'iPhone day' expected to include two iPhone screen sizes, new iPads and an iWatch, according to rumours
09 Sep 2014

RBS among the Salesforce users targeted by 'Dyre' malware

Gang behind the Dyre Trojan believed to have been commissioned to target Salesforce users
09 Sep 2014

Global bank sanctions database at risk, warns former GCHQ security specialist

US-based database intended to help banks avoid breaching far-reaching US sanctions could be at risk of attack
08 Sep 2014

Apple promises to upgrade iCloud security after celebrity nude photos hack

Apple CEO Tim Cook promises iCloud security improvements, which will be implemented in two weeks
05 Sep 2014

Tibco confirms 'strategic review' that could lead to sale

Private equity firms reportedly lining up to acquire Tibco
04 Sep 2014

FBI to investigate celebrity iCloud hack as attackers promise more releases

US authorities brought in to investigate hack on celebrities' Apple iCloud accounts
02 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: GCHQ staff lend a hand to the Tor Project and Sony gets slated for its security. Again

Popular this week include an analysis of Sony's security shortcomings and the cheeky tip-offs from GCHQ staff to the Tor Project
29 Aug 2014