Canadian IT industry observers are characterizing the controversy over Microsoft Corp.'s recent allegations that Google Inc.'s online book search service violates publisher copyright as little more than a storm in a teacup
In a story posted Aug. 22, entitled, "Spyware eyes bigger bucks, says report," IT World Canada reported that 180solutions was among those companies that uses software that may install adware on personal computers without having received a user's permission to do so. In fact, to the best of our knowledge, 180solutions does not knowingly follow this practice. IT World Canada regrets any confusion this reported item may have caused.
The latest figures from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) offer cold comfort for anyone concerned about phishing. Although the number of attacks seems to have reached a plateau, phishing e-mails appear to be getting more sophisticated.