2009

US$51bn losses from software piracy contribute to malware

US$51bn losses from software piracy contribute to malware

Four out of ten software packages installed last year were pirated.
May 14 2010 2:41PM
"Avalanche" phishing slowing, after big 2009

"Avalanche" phishing slowing, after big 2009

But may return.
May 13 2010 1:54PM
Malware levels remain steady in 2009

Malware levels remain steady in 2009

Number of new threats virtually the same as in 2008, says Kaspersky report.
Feb 25 2010 9:17AM
Data breaches cost organisations US$204 per record in 2009

Data breaches cost organisations US$204 per record in 2009

Figure continues to rise.
Jan 27 2010 11:38AM
2009 a record-breaking malware year

2009 a record-breaking malware year

55,000 new samples being identified each day.
Jan 6 2010 11:50AM
Stronger botnets and increased spam detections in 2009

Stronger botnets and increased spam detections in 2009

Cybercriminals learn lessons from McColo shutdown.
Dec 9 2009 12:06PM
Kroll Ontrack dishes out top ten data disasters

Kroll Ontrack dishes out top ten data disasters

Pets, cars and buildings become data destroyers.
Dec 3 2009 7:56AM
Avalanche the most prolific phishing group of 2009

Avalanche the most prolific phishing group of 2009

A criminal phishing group called Avalanche was responsible for nearly a quarter of all phishing attacks identified during the first half of this year, according to a recently released Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) report.
Oct 27 2009 9:21AM
Photos: Tech.Ed 2009

Photos: Tech.Ed 2009

Geeks soak up the sun.
Sep 10 2009 7:24AM
Will EMC take on Amazon's cloud computing service?

Will EMC take on Amazon's cloud computing service?

Rumours of a VMWorld launch.
Aug 28 2009 4:08PM
Trojans account for 70 per cent of all malware in second quarter of 2009

Trojans account for 70 per cent of all malware in second quarter of 2009

Trojans accounted for almost three quarters of all new malware between April and June this year.
Jul 8 2009 10:51AM
Global IT spending to drop by $250bn

Global IT spending to drop by $250bn

Hardware hardest hit by recession and exchange rates.
Jul 8 2009 12:28AM
Swan's ‘B+’ 2009/10 Federal Budget at a glance

Swan's ‘B+’ 2009/10 Federal Budget at a glance

Budget 2009-10 has revealed scant direct ICT stimulus measures apart from the NBN but a number of indirect opportunities around innovation, prompting the AIIA to rate it a ‘B+’.
May 13 2009 12:01AM
Better incentives required to stop data loss

Better incentives required to stop data loss

Organisations do not know enough about the source, reason and frequency of data leaks, and more incentives need to be put in place to encourage better data protection, according to a panel discussion at the Infosecurity Europe show in London.
Apr 30 2009 10:20AM
Firms fear social networks threat

Firms fear social networks threat

Two-thirds of systems administrators are worried that employees are sharing too much information on social networking sites and threatening the security of corporate systems, according to new research from Sophos.
Apr 29 2009 10:09AM
Gartner predicts the top ten technologies for 2009

Gartner predicts the top ten technologies for 2009

Virtualisation, telepresence, netbooks and sensor networks are the hot technologies this year, according to Gartner’s annual Top 10 technology predictions released yesterday.
Feb 7 2009 12:10AM
ATUG issues final call for Aussie broadband awards

ATUG issues final call for Aussie broadband awards

The Australian Telecommunications User Group (ATUG) has issued a final call for nominations for the 2009 Broadband Awards.
Feb 5 2009 3:08PM
McAfee: Malware will use web and USB sticks to spread in 2009

McAfee: Malware will use web and USB sticks to spread in 2009

McAfee predicts in the upcoming year that web-based malware and removable storage devices will be some of be the biggest threats to businesses.
Jan 27 2009 3:31PM
Data management will be priority in 2009

Data management will be priority in 2009

Changes relating to different aspects of data management have been highlighted as key trends in the IT industry for 2009 in a report by consultancy Deloitte.
Jan 21 2009 6:29AM
Thumbs-down for vendor trips and smartphone upgrades

Thumbs-down for vendor trips and smartphone upgrades

CIOs should turn the tables on vendors in 2009 by ‘politely declining’ vendor courtesy trips and instead inviting them to a free lunch at a chain restaurant to discuss cost optimisation, according to Gartner.
Jan 7 2009 2:11PM

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