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All the IT security issues that affect you and your business. Direct reports from all the security conferences throughout the year, including RSA conference and Infosec.

Published: 2008-08-01T07:45:54+01:00


Google: complete privacy 'does not exist'


Google has argued in a court submission that there can be no expectation of privacy in the modern world. The search giant is being sued by a Pennsylvania couple after their home appeared on Google Street View. The couple's house...(image)

Kiwi hacker to work for police


Eighteen year old New Zealand hacker, Owen Thor Walker, who is accused of writing malware that could have stolen millions of pounds, has walked free from court and may be recruited by the local police. Although Walker pleaded guilty to...(image)

Data leaks worst security threat


Data leaks are catching up with viruses as the worst IT headache for companies in the US, UK, Germany and Japan. A Trend Micro poll of 1,600 corporate end users revealed the loss of proprietary company data and information as...(image)

UK businesses still don’t ‘get’ security


UK businesses are still failing to implement internal security procedures despite growing awareness of the potential consequences, according to independent research released this week. The security division of value added distributor, Bell Micro found that when asked about password protocols,...(image)

Storm worm fabricates news


Researchers are reporting a new round of spam messages tied to the Storm network which touch on fake, sensationalized news stories. The emails contain such headlines as 'Eiffel Tower damaged by massive earthquake' and 'Donald Trump missing, feared kidnapped.' The...(image)

Road warriors leaking secrets


Over two thirds of Brits travelling on business have eavesdropped on someone else's confidential business conversation, and over a third have caught sight of sensitive information on laptops. Out of a survey of 1,000 UK and US mobile workers, over...(image)

Cyber-crooks sting South Africa for £13m


A cyber-crime syndicate is believed to have defrauded the South African government of more than £12.8m in a series of spyware frauds. The fraud went undetected for three years. The fraudsters appeared to use a sophisticated combination of attacks that...(image)

Public wants data breach legislation


Public demand for EU or UK legislation mandating the disclosure of data breaches is growing. The results of a survey from Symantec and Ipsos Morishowed that 96 per cent of the general public would want to be notified in the...(image)

Hong Kong becomes most dangerous domain


The Hong Kong .hk domain has jumped 28 places to the most dangerous domain to surf and search on the web according to security experts this week. Antivirus firm McAfee said Hong Kong takes the mantle from Tokelau, a tiny...(image)

Scammers targeting LinkedIn


We've been hearing about this for a while already, but Sophos is warning that scammers, particularly of the 419 variety are using LinkedIn to send their messages. The trick is that using LinkedIn allows scammers to bypass corporate spam filters.(image)