Articles By John E. Dunn

Thousands fall victim to overseas data theft

Thousands fall victim to overseas data theft

The personal records of thousands of U.K. consumers have turned up on a computer recovered from criminals in the U.S.London's...

October 11th, 2006 John E. Dunn
Report says US still open to cyber attack

Report says US still open to cyber attack

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has failed to meet a widerange of its promises, a house committee has claimed....

January 30th, 2006 John E. Dunn
EU law used to beat spammers

EU law used to beat spammers

A U.K. resident has won a landmark legal case against a spammingcompany. Nigel Roberts used the European Union's E-Privacy Directive...

January 30th, 2006 John E. Dunn
Chinese hackers target UK gov’t

Chinese hackers target UK gov’t

Chinese hackers launched a major attack on the U.K. Parliamentearlier this month, the government’s email filtering companyMessageLabs Ltd. has confirmed.The...

January 26th, 2006 John E. Dunn
Internet fraudsters enjoy boom in UK

Internet fraudsters enjoy boom in UK

Internet fraudsters have had another good year, according to the U.K.’s Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS). The banking organization's...

November 8th, 2005 John E. Dunn
IDF: Intel demos worm cut-off technology

IDF: Intel demos worm cut-off technology

Intel researchers have demonstrated a new hardware system designed to rapidly and automatically quarantine PCs infected with worms of viruses....

August 28th, 2005 John E. Dunn
Phishers hack eBay

Phishers hack eBay

A flaw has been discovered on eBay’s website that would have allowed fraudsters to successfully redirect the sign-on process to...

August 2nd, 2005 John E. Dunn
Encryption guru returns with VOIP software

Encryption guru returns with VOIP software

The man who almost single-handedly invented desktop encryption, Phil Zimmermann, is to announce a new telephony-oriented encryption venture at this...

July 26th, 2005 John E. Dunn
Mastercard battles phishing fraud

Mastercard battles phishing fraud

MasterCard has shut down 1,400 phishing sites websites in the last eleven months alone, the company has revealed at its...

May 12th, 2005 John E. Dunn
Phishing figures show rise in Trojans

Phishing figures show rise in Trojans

The latest figures from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) offer cold comfort for anyone concerned about phishing. Although the number...

May 3rd, 2005 John E. Dunn