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Mac malware rises in 2011 
Jan 20, 2012 | Comment Now 
Trojan downloaders most prolific.
 
Oracle patches 78 vulnerabilities 
Jan 18, 2012 | Comment Now 
Sixteen products vulnerable to remote code execution.
 
Google profits from illegal Olympic ticket ads 
Jan 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
Fraudsters trump legit retailers in AdWords.
 
Busy Adobe, Microsoft patch days planned 
Jan 11, 2012 | Comment Now 
Microsoft and Adobe plan busy January patch days
 
Malware poses as police 
Dec 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
Victims held to ransom over porn, terrorism material.
 
Shipping sector ignorant of infosec 
Dec 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
Affects all levels of industry.
 
Kaspersky quits BSA, snubs US piracy bill 
Dec 7, 2011 | Comment Now 
Calls bill "counter-productive".
 
BIND 9 DNS servers crash 
Nov 23, 2011 | Comment Now 
Suspected zero-day flaw.
 
Ballmer, Benioff exchange cloudy pleasantries 
Oct 15, 2011 | Comment Now 
Tit-for-tat exchange.
 
The file that helped hack RSA found 
Aug 29, 2011 | Comment Now 
Came in email purportedly from a career network.
 
How scary is RankMyHack.com? 
Aug 24, 2011 | Comment Now 
A visit to RankMyHack.com proves interesting, disappointing and terrifying all at once.
 
AptiQuant bears brunt of 'angry' IE users 
Aug 2, 2011 | Comment Now 
Says hate mail flows after intelligence quip.
 
Oracle issues 'huge' patch update 
Jul 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
Fixes for 78 vulnerabilities in quarterly release.
 
Google to kill man-in-the-middle attacks 
 
Turkey makes 32 Anonymous arrests 
Jun 14, 2011 | Comment Now 
Follows three arrests in Spain.
 
NATO plans cyber defence task force 
Jun 14, 2011 | Comment Now 
Cyber Red Team.
 
AWS used to spread bank data malware 
Jun 8, 2011 | Comment Now 
A Kaspersky researcher spies some malware hosted on AWS targeting bank data.
 
Citrix uncloaks Android apps for Windows 
May 27, 2011 | Comment Now 
New add-on to Receiver product.
 
Apple introduces iMac with Thunderbolt 
May 4, 2011 | Comment Now 
Includes a 27-inch with the latest from Intel.
 
Google fixes 27 bugs in Chrome 11 release 
Apr 29, 2011 | Comment Now 
Google hands out more than $A15,000 in bounties.
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