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IT, vendors scramble to combat phishing

IT, vendors scramble to combat phishing

The rapid growth of so-called phishing scams has left IT managers, industry groups and technology vendors scrambling to deal with...

January 18th, 2004 Jaikumar Vijayan
New worm making the rounds, security firms warn

New worm making the rounds, security firms warn

Security firms on Monday warned of a recently discovered mass-mailer worm, which is spreading around the world.The W32/BAGLE@MM, otherwise known...

January 18th, 2004 Cindy Watson
Security flaws put VoIP systems at risk

Security flaws put VoIP systems at risk

The disclosure this week of critical vulnerabilities in voice-over-IP products from several major vendors shows why companies need to pay...

January 18th, 2004 Jaikumar Vijayan
Spam may cost Hong Kong $1.3 billion a year

Spam may cost Hong Kong $1.3 billion a year

About 50 per cent of all e-mail received in Hong Kong is spam and could be costing the economy up...

January 15th, 2004 Chee Sing Chan
AMD chips include buffer overflow protection

AMD chips include buffer overflow protection

Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s Opteron and Athlon 64 processors can detect a commonly used attack against PCs connected to the...

January 14th, 2004 Tom Krazit
Germany’s Metro plans huge RFID deployment

Germany’s Metro plans huge RFID deployment

In the first move of its kind, Metro AG, the world's fifth largest retailer, plans to take radio frequency identification...

January 13th, 2004 John Blau
Microsoft Word file security flaw uncovered

Microsoft Word file security flaw uncovered

Microsoft Corp. is again facing criticism from security experts after a researcher posted instructions for circumventing a password feature in...

January 7th, 2004 Paul Roberts
Jitux.A worm hits MSN Messenger

Jitux.A worm hits MSN Messenger

A new worm targeting users of Microsoft Corp.'s MSN Messenger software has squirmed through the instant messaging (IM) application.The Jitux.A...

January 4th, 2004 John Blau
Security group warns of hole in Linux kernel

Security group warns of hole in Linux kernel

Computer security researchers are again warning about a critical vulnerability in the Linux kernel that could be used by malicious...

January 4th, 2004 Paul Roberts
Build security processes into your communication

Build security processes into your communication

A company's major risks used to be its reputation and financial loss. Nick Galletto, partner with Deloitte Security Services, notes...

December 31st, 2003 Susan Maclean