Tag: 2006

Mozilla releases two patches, including URI handling fix, as part of Firefox 2.0.0.6 
By Frank Washkuch | Aug 1, 2007 | Comment Now 
Mozilla patched a pair of flaws on Monday via its release of Firefox and Thunderbird versions 2.0.0.6.
 
Brits racked up billions in online sales in 2006 
May 30, 2007 | Comment Now 
Fastest rate of growth since the dotcom bubble.
 
Hutchison reports strong profits for 2006 
By Jane Hoskyn | Mar 26, 2007 | Comment Now 
Parent of mobile operator 3 claims shrinking 3G losses.
 
FBI: Web fraud cost more than US$200 million in 2006 
By Frank Washkuch | Mar 21, 2007 | Comment Now 
Male. Between 30 and 50 years old. Residing in California, Texas, Florida or New York. That's the most likely profile for a 2006 victim of web-based crime, according to a ...
 
2006 was 'worst of times' for Intel 
By Robert Jaques | Mar 16, 2007 | Comment Now 
Analyst reveals tale of two chip companies.
 
Asia PC sales top US$7bn in 2006 
By Simon Burns | Mar 12, 2007 | Comment Now 
Lower prices and greater spending power expand the markets.
 
Humans created 161 exabytes of data in 2006 
Mar 7, 2007 | Comment Now 
More data than space to store it.
 
Mobile viruses soar in 2006 
By Matt Chapman | Feb 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
Four out of five mobile operators affected, claims report.
 
One billion mobile phones shipped in 2006 
By Robert Jaques | Jan 29, 2007 | Comment Now 
IDC reports record-breaking sales.
 
No slowing growth of image spam in 2006 
By Frank Washkuch | Jan 18, 2007 | Comment Now 
The use of image spam continues to grow, now accounting for as much as two-thirds of all spam, security researchers said this week.
 
Software patents set new record in 2006 
By Tom Sanders | Jan 9, 2007 | Comment Now 
More than 40,000, according to Public Patent Foundation.
 
Internet Explorer 'unsafe' for 284 days in 2006 
By Matt Chapman | Jan 8, 2007 | Comment Now 
Even if you patched your browser every time there was an update...
 
Chip war heats up in 2006 
By Matt Chapman | Dec 22, 2006 | Comment Now 
The chips are down for Intel, despite holding onto top spot.
 
Security threats fail to deter Mac faithful in 2006 
By Shaun Nichols | Dec 22, 2006 | Comment Now 
Vulnerabilities aplenty this year, but little fear among the OS X community.
 
Social networking tops 2006 search rankings 
By Clement James | Dec 21, 2006 | Comment Now 
Google Year End Zeitgeist shows social networking at the top.
 
Fortinet reviews the year's security trends 
Dec 15, 2006 | Comment Now 
The monetisation of malware has been the standout security trend of 2006, according to security vendor Fortinet.
 
Gartner: Web security fears cause losses in 2006 
By Ericka Chickowski | Nov 29, 2006 | Comment Now 
Consumer anxiety about internet security has caused a US$2 billion loss in e-commerce and banking transactions this year, according to a Gartner analyst.
 
Zero-day attacks thrive in 2006 
By Shaun Nichols | Nov 17, 2006 | Comment Now 
Online attackers are increasingly using zero-day flaws and targeting a wider array of applications, according to the annual Top 20 Security Attack Targets report from the Sans ...
 
Global mobile phone shipments set to reach 1 billion in 2006 
By Robert Jaques | Oct 25, 2006 | Comment Now 
IDC study records record-breaking sales.
 
Dekart Private Disk  
By Julian Ashbourn | Aug 9, 2006 | Comment Now 
Dekart’s approach to encryption is innovative, albeit using accepted standards where appropriate. The company offers a range of useful security-related products and utilities, ...
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Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







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Your bank
  38%
 
Your insurance company
  3%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  21%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  5%
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