Steve Gold

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Finjan links with Ahkun for Japanese market

Finjan links with Ahkun for Japanese market

Finjan has signed a distribution deal with Ahkun, the Japanese IT security specialist, for the Japanese corporate marketplace.
Mar 30 2004 4:38PM
Websense says P2P sites soared fivefold in 2003

Websense says P2P sites soared fivefold in 2003

The numbers of peer-to-peer (P2P) websites and services increased fivefold during 2003, according to research from Websense, the employee internet management specialist.
Mar 30 2004 4:37PM
Japanese police leak crime records on internet

Japanese police leak crime records on internet

Police in Kyoto have admitted that more than 19 pages of data, including investigative records on crime records, were accidentally leaked on to the Internet last week.
Mar 30 2004 4:26PM
Satellite SMS by-passes eavesdropping technology

Satellite SMS by-passes eavesdropping technology

India's Financial Express claims to have discovered that text messages sent to satellite TV users over Asian direct-to-home (DTH) satellites are effectively outside the scope of government surveillance technology.
Mar 29 2004 4:58PM
North Carolina retailer's customer card details hacked

North Carolina retailer's customer card details hacked

The North Carolina Attorney General's office has taken the unusual step of advising customers of BJ's Wholesale Club, a major retailer in the region, to monitor their credit card statements.
Mar 29 2004 4:53PM
Islam Online portal allegedly downed by Israeli hackers

Islam Online portal allegedly downed by Israeli hackers

IslamOnline.net, a major Islamic web portal, claims its site was effectively downed between 1550 hours on Thursday and 0630 hours Friday by hackers originating from Israeli internet sources.
Mar 29 2004 4:43PM
Australian police warn on phone tapping legislation

Australian police warn on phone tapping legislation

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has warned its government that proposed phone tapping legislation could open the way for malware and other attacks on the AFP computer system.
Mar 24 2004 5:30PM
New bodies pushes IP telephony

New bodies pushes IP telephony

A cluster of 13 telecoms and internet companies with an interest in internet telephony have formed the Internet Telephony Service Providers Association (ITSPA)
Mar 23 2004 5:10PM
NEC develops next-gen 3D facial recognition technology

NEC develops next-gen 3D facial recognition technology

NEC has developed a three-dimensional facial recognition algorithm that it says can be used in automated applications.
Mar 23 2004 5:04PM
SCM Microsystems moves into physical access control

SCM Microsystems moves into physical access control

SCM Microsystems, the Californian digital security specialist, says it plans to enter the physical access control market.
Mar 23 2004 4:59PM
F-Secure secures FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certification for SSH

F-Secure secures FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certification for SSH

F-Secure says it has received FIPS 140-2 validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Mar 23 2004 4:46PM
RIAA website offline for six days - and counting

RIAA website offline for six days - and counting

The website of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is said to have been effectively downed for six days.
Mar 23 2004 4:41PM
CyberCop unveils Russian internet crime portal

CyberCop unveils Russian internet crime portal

Looking for information about computer crime in Russia? Then there is a new website that should give you what you need – as long as you speak Russian.
Mar 23 2004 4:29PM
Germany clamps down on hackers

Germany clamps down on hackers

German authorities are stepping up the hunt for computer hackers.
Mar 22 2004 3:23PM
New Zealand police issue charges in first computer hacking case

New Zealand police issue charges in first computer hacking case

New Zealand police are using a new law for the first time to charge a man for computer hacking.
Mar 19 2004 3:14PM
Tumbleweed acquires anti-spam appliance vendor

Tumbleweed acquires anti-spam appliance vendor

Security messaging firm Tumbleweed has paid out $38.5 million for anti-spam firm Corvigo.
Mar 19 2004 3:00PM
Blended threats rising, says Symantec

Blended threats rising, says Symantec

Blended threats are continuing to rise, whilst the gap between vulnerabilities being discovered and used in attacks is shrinking, according to new research from Symantec.
Mar 18 2004 3:25PM
California Bill attacks internet privacy

California Bill attacks internet privacy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked Californian internet users to contact their legislative representatives in connection with two misguided anti-piracy bills that it claims will dramatically curtail their rights to privacy and anonymity.
Mar 18 2004 2:55PM
Hackers Turn To P2P Resources For Attack Vectors

Hackers Turn To P2P Resources For Attack Vectors

A freely available peer-to-peer (P2P) hacking tool has become the weapon of choice for many hackers looking to take control of users' PCs.
Mar 18 2004 2:53PM
Finjan moves into Japan

Finjan moves into Japan

Content inspection specialist Finjan has entered the Japanese marketplace, thanks to a deal with Ahkun, a business sales specialist.
Mar 17 2004 3:23PM

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