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Industry group urges caution for RFID enabled ID cards

A U.S. government plan to use radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in a proposed passport card program for U.S. citizens is drawing fire from some quarters. The identification cards would be needed by residents who don't have passports for verifying their identity at land and sea border crossings.

Banks to spend more on IT security, survey says

Investment in security has topped the banking sector's IT spending priority list for 2005, a study by the Info-Tech Research Group revealed. The 2005 IT Budget and Staffing Report surveyed more than 1,400 IT decision-makers across various industry sectors including finance, manufacturing, government, agriculture, health and professional services. Eighty-nine per cent of banks surveyed were based in the U.S.

Phishing hits South Africa

In what seems to be the first phishing scam imitating a South Africa bank, a rapidly spreading e-mail is illicitly attempting to obtain the details of unsuspecting online bankers. According to local anti-virus company NOD32 South Africa, the e-mail seems at first glance to have been sent by First National Bank (FNB), and appears extremely authentic. Closer examination however reveals that it is not a genuine FNB e-mail, but the latest in the recent spate of international 'phishing' e-mail scams. Until now, however, phishing scams have traditionally only targeted users of major banks in the UK and USA.

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AMD promotes new label to identify authentic chips

The move comes less than a week after AMD said police had seized a number of its chips from an illegal re-marking operation in Taiwan.

June 1 virus hoax damage can be repaired

If you fell for the June 1 virus hoax and dutifully deleted the SULFNBK.EXE file from your Windows 98 operating system, don't panic. Chances are good that you won't notice that the file has been removed, its loss won't harm Windows 98, and the file can be easily replaced.

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