Steve Gold

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Security appliance sales boom in Europe

Security appliance sales boom in Europe

Security appliance sales grew strongly in Western Europe last quarter, according to new figures from IDC.
Mar 17 2004 3:22PM
Microsoft developing more flexible patch software

Microsoft developing more flexible patch software

Microsoft is working on a multi-application, multi-PC patch technology that it plans to offer to company users of its software in the third or fourth quarter of this year.
Mar 17 2004 3:20PM
Physical Security Alliance gets rolling

Physical Security Alliance gets rolling

More than 15 companies are teaming up to to develop an open standard physical security protection system.
Mar 16 2004 3:19PM
Unipalm to distribute Trend Micro Products In Ireland

Unipalm to distribute Trend Micro Products In Ireland

Unipalm, the IT security reseller, has signed up as Ireland's official Trend Micro distributor.
Mar 16 2004 3:05PM
Ohio school disciplines 13-year-old hacker

Ohio school disciplines 13-year-old hacker

Proof that hackers are getting younger all the time came earlier this month, when a 13-year-old student in Ohio was suspended for 10 days because of his alleged hacking of the school's computer network.
Mar 12 2004 3:23PM
Cuban Government website hacked for two days

Cuban Government website hacked for two days

Hackers gained unauthorised access to a Cuban government website earlier this week, leaving a statement criticising restrictions on Internet access by Cubans.
Mar 12 2004 3:20PM
Phishing Attacks Arrive In Australia

Phishing Attacks Arrive In Australia

The phishing attacks plaguing US and European companies over the last 12 to 18 months have arrived in Australia, with Westpac reporting its customers being bombarded with emails earlier this week.
Mar 12 2004 3:12PM
HP acquires Texan identity management company

HP acquires Texan identity management company

Hewlett-Packard has acquired TruLogica, a privately-held firm selling identity management systems. Terms of the deal have not been announced.
Mar 12 2004 3:11PM
Canadian Cybercrime & Fraud Rising Says PWC

Canadian Cybercrime & Fraud Rising Says PWC

New research from PricewaterhouseCoopers claims to show that economic crime, and cybercrime in particular, are rising in Canada.
Mar 12 2004 3:06PM
Viruses worry Japanese mobile phone users

Viruses worry Japanese mobile phone users

Japanese mobile phone users - who have access to some of the latest mobile handsets and network technology - are increasingly concerned about viruses, spam and ID theft on their mobiles, according to research from McAfee Security.
Mar 11 2004 3:07PM
European IP VPN market growing fast - for now

European IP VPN market growing fast - for now

The European market for IP-based VPNs is growing rapidly but the current double-digit growth phase will flatten out to five per cent a year by 2007, according to IDC.
Mar 11 2004 3:02PM
Israeli teenager charged with US police system hacking

Israeli teenager charged with US police system hacking

Israeli police have arrested a 19-year-old teenager on charges of hacking into a police computer system in Pennsylvania.
Mar 11 2004 2:39PM
US ISPs sue hundreds over spammed emails

US ISPs sue hundreds over spammed emails

Four major US ISPs - America Online, Earthlink, Microsoft Network and Yahoo - have teamed up to take legal actions against hundreds of alleged spammers.
Mar 11 2004 2:10PM
CIA traces Russian students in under a week

CIA traces Russian students in under a week

The CIA tracked down and arrested two Russian students within days of them making terrorist threats on the internet.
Mar 10 2004 1:43PM
PayPal's anti-fraud practices under investigation

PayPal's anti-fraud practices under investigation

PayPal, the e-payment company acquired by internet auctioneer eBay, is under investigation for possible violations of US consumer protection laws.
Mar 10 2004 1:26PM
Worms to cost ISPs $370 million

Worms to cost ISPs $370 million

Worms will cost internet service providers $370 million this year.
Mar 8 2004 10:35AM
Comcast anti-spam filter blocks Russia-bound email

Comcast anti-spam filter blocks Russia-bound email

Anti-spam firm Comcast says that a junk email filter it installed last week inadvertently blocked email sent by its subscribers to any domain ending in the `.ru' suffix.
Mar 5 2004 12:05PM
Florida state to educate on internet dangers

Florida state to educate on internet dangers

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has launched a campaign to educate businesses and consumers about the dangers of the internet.
Mar 5 2004 11:58AM
Dutch Government drafts legislation to tackle DDoS attacks

Dutch Government drafts legislation to tackle DDoS attacks

The Netherlands is to to join a growing list of countries that prohibit the production of malware.
Mar 4 2004 1:41PM
Tokyo police arrest trio accused of Softbank extortion

Tokyo police arrest trio accused of Softbank extortion

Tokyo police have arrested three men on suspicion of attempted extortion from Softbank BB, the parent company to Yahoo BB.
Mar 2 2004 1:58PM

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