David Quainton

Recent articles by David Quainton

Briefing: Israel - Focus on the future

Briefing: Israel - Focus on the future

Born out of the need to protect the country, the Israeli infosec industry is emerging as a global leader.
Oct 9 2007 3:19PM
Email security: Good policy is the answer

Email security: Good policy is the answer

Spam clogging up the server was only the start. A sound email policy is the only way to handle security breaches and compliance.
Feb 16 2007 2:46AM
Vulnerability is our business

Vulnerability is our business

It might seem like a cosy, family-run business, but as David Quainton discovers, Next Generation Software has earned a global reputation
Oct 21 2005 3:27PM
Zotob’s day

Zotob’s day

It was just another PnP hole until virus writers got hold of it. David Quainton follows the return of the network worm
Oct 21 2005 1:00PM
Zotob’s day

Zotob’s day

It was just another PnP hole until virus writers got hold of it. David Quainton follows the return of the network worm
Oct 21 2005 1:00PM
Cisco and Oracle panned, shaken, stirred

Cisco and Oracle panned, shaken, stirred

Cisco and Oracle have been panned by a security expert for dealing with software vulnerabilities and putting users at risk.
Oct 4 2005 12:23PM
Speed and firewalls panned at network security shindig

Speed and firewalls panned at network security shindig

Information technology is too focused on bandwidth and speed and not helping internet security, according to the head of information security at a Fortune 500 company.
Oct 3 2005 4:30PM
FIFA scam lures footy fans

FIFA scam lures footy fans

FIFA has warned users to be wary of a phishing campaign aimed at taking advantage of money-hungry football fans.
Sep 27 2005 4:27PM
No SOX please, we're non-compliant

No SOX please, we're non-compliant

Companies will fail SOX audits in 2006, according to their IT departments.
Sep 27 2005 2:48PM
Symantec breaks open its wallet again

Symantec breaks open its wallet again

Symantec has raided the security supermarket once more and acquired anti-phishing and anti-spyware company WholeSecurity.
Sep 23 2005 11:41AM
Canyon country clamps down on cell spam

Canyon country clamps down on cell spam

An Arizona court has outlawed text message spam for the first time in the U.S.
Sep 22 2005 11:29AM
Spam Bagle surge fills internet

Spam Bagle surge fills internet

A major spamming attack has sent waves of Bagle virus across the globe, infecting thousands of computers.
Sep 21 2005 5:16PM
Symbian phone virus infects Windows

Symbian phone virus infects Windows

A mobile phone virus has been created that can infect PCs.
Sep 21 2005 4:03PM
Mozilla nightmare continues as site hit by hackers

Mozilla nightmare continues as site hit by hackers

Not-for-profit software group Mozilla has been hit by hackers downloading infected source code onto its website.
Sep 21 2005 10:59AM
San Fran man faces can after laptop raid

San Fran man faces can after laptop raid

A San Franciscan has been arrested after selling a laptop containing personal information of nearly 100,000 Berkeley University students.
Sep 16 2005 3:33PM
Hungry officials grill first Zotob suspect

Hungry officials grill first Zotob suspect

An 18-year-old Moroccan has appeared in court charged with distributing August’s Zotob worm.
Sep 14 2005 4:23PM
Malware time bomber dead to rights

Malware time bomber dead to rights

A Californian man has been convicted of planting a malware “time bomb” in his former employer’s computer.
Sep 14 2005 12:15PM
Softly softly scammers steal money on the sly

Softly softly scammers steal money on the sly

Internet thieves are resorting to a “softly softly” approach in order to steal money from users' accounts without arousing suspicion.
Sep 9 2005 10:58AM
Religious trojan nabs naughty surfers

Religious trojan nabs naughty surfers

A trojan is spying on surfers and displaying messages from the Koran if they look at naughty websites.
Sep 8 2005 5:22PM
Security council aims to clean up compliance headache

Security council aims to clean up compliance headache

An organization has been formed dedicated to researching IT security compliance.
Sep 7 2005 4:30PM

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