Phil Muncaster

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Microsoft urges patching of Support Centre flaw

Microsoft urges patching of Support Centre flaw

Over 25,000 computers have already been attacked.
Jul 15 2010 7:22AM
NTP files lawsuit against Apple, Microsoft and others

NTP files lawsuit against Apple, Microsoft and others

Alleged wireless email patent infringements.
Jul 12 2010 6:01AM
Security experts urge caution on Frash

Security experts urge caution on Frash

Flash video on iPad.
Jul 8 2010 7:00AM
IBM celebrates greenest supercomputers

IBM celebrates greenest supercomputers

Australia also in the top 100.
Jul 6 2010 7:18AM
Microsoft admits increase in zero-day XP attacks

Microsoft admits increase in zero-day XP attacks

Windows Help and Support Centre flaw has now hit over 10,000 PCs.
Jul 2 2010 11:36AM
Adobe fills 17 Reader and Acrobat holes

Adobe fills 17 Reader and Acrobat holes

Software firm accelerates patch cycle to address critical flaws.
Jul 1 2010 7:04AM
Nexus One users get Android 2.2 update

Nexus One users get Android 2.2 update

Contains support for making handset a portable hotspot.
Jun 30 2010 6:39AM
Qualys patch report boosts patch management

Qualys patch report boosts patch management

Reporting functionality to ease the burden of IT administration, says firm.
Jun 22 2010 11:03AM
ICANN chief calls for co-operation on internet security

ICANN chief calls for co-operation on internet security

Rod Beckstrom opens 38th international meeting.
Jun 22 2010 6:47AM
Anti-vuvuzela trumpet software is a scam

Anti-vuvuzela trumpet software is a scam

Webroot warns World Cup fans not to download noise cancellation technology.
Jun 19 2010 3:09PM
Zero-day Microsoft flaw already being exploited

Zero-day Microsoft flaw already being exploited

Vulnerability published by Google researcher could allow remote code execution.
Jun 17 2010 7:01AM
Experts warn of malicious Twitter spam

Experts warn of malicious Twitter spam

Over 50,000 instances of latest threat, vendor claims.
Jun 7 2010 9:19AM
More job cuts on the way at Oracle

More job cuts on the way at Oracle

Unspecified number of employees to go in Europe and Asia.
Jun 7 2010 7:14AM
Symantec warns of hike in World Cup spam

Symantec warns of hike in World Cup spam

Junk email based on the tournament rises by 27 percent.
Jun 3 2010 9:38AM
Tokyo police swoop on hentai malware crooks

Tokyo police swoop on hentai malware crooks

Arrested on suspicion of fraud using a virus.
May 29 2010 6:42AM
Phishing attacks back on the rise

Phishing attacks back on the rise

First increase in three months.
May 28 2010 1:40PM
Tokyo police swoop on hentai malware crooks

Tokyo police swoop on hentai malware crooks

The malware scam worked by planting malicious code on a file sharing web site disguised as a version of the popular hentai or adult-themed games. Attempting to install the file brings up an online form requesting personal details.
May 28 2010 10:43AM
Trend Micro warns of 419-style World Cup scams

Trend Micro warns of 419-style World Cup scams

Latest spam runs looking to fool unsuspecting fans.
May 27 2010 9:47AM
Facebook users suffer second 'sexy' malware attack

Facebook users suffer second 'sexy' malware attack

Users tricked by video scam of 'distracting beach babes'.
May 25 2010 1:18PM
Clickjacking Facebook worm spreading fast

Clickjacking Facebook worm spreading fast

Security experts warn of yet another threat on the social network.
May 24 2010 9:57AM

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