Vivienne Fisher

Recent articles by Vivienne Fisher

Govt co-funds Yarra Valley Water IT assessment

Govt co-funds Yarra Valley Water IT assessment

The Federal Government has agreed to co-fund a Yarra Valley Water plan to assess its computer network systems.
Jul 15 2005 3:17PM
Queensland Police target motorists using mobile phones

Queensland Police target motorists using mobile phones

Queensland Police are targeting motorists using mobile phones while they are driving.
Jul 13 2005 3:21PM
Customer privacy issue worries financiers

Customer privacy issue worries financiers

Financial institutions are increasingly concerned about protecting their customers' privacy from unauthorised access, according to a survey.
Jul 12 2005 3:39PM
Red Cross warns of hoax UK bomb donation email

Red Cross warns of hoax UK bomb donation email

The Australian Red Cross has warned people not to respond to a hoax email that pretends to be collecting funds for victims of the London bombings.
Jul 11 2005 3:50PM
Phones congested following London blasts

Phones congested following London blasts

Telstra and Optus last night saw phone congestion as Australians struggled to call loved ones in London following yesterday's terror bomb blasts.
Jul 8 2005 12:08PM
Police investigate chatroom

Police investigate chatroom

NSW Police are investigating a chatroom which was on the ninemsn website, known as 'rapeclub'.
Jun 7 2005 3:47PM
Australians embrace mobile phones

Australians embrace mobile phones

The number of Australian mobile phone users will grow to 19.2 million this year, according to an industry analyst.
May 31 2005 11:49AM
Alluring images hoodwink users

Alluring images hoodwink users

People are being lured into opening worm-carrying emails by subject lines referring to alluring pictures.
May 30 2005 4:19PM
Police seize DVDs worth $19,000

Police seize DVDs worth $19,000

NSW Police have seized DVDs suspected as stolen or pirated, including copies of the latest Star Wars movie, Episode 3.
May 23 2005 2:23PM
Rural areas get broadband brokers

Rural areas get broadband brokers

The federal government has allocated $2.6 million in second-round funding to support a community broadband broker program.
May 19 2005 3:20PM
Symantec acquires XtreamLok

Symantec acquires XtreamLok

Symantec has acquired Brisbane software company XtreamLok for an undisclosed sum.
May 16 2005 2:06PM
Govt commits to extend broadband

Govt commits to extend broadband

The government has committed $50 million over the next three years, in a bid to help connect people in metropolitan areas who have been unable to access broadband.
May 11 2005 2:48PM
Drive ICT success from the top: study

Drive ICT success from the top: study

Effective management of ICT investments was a key factor to success, according to a new Australian study.
Apr 21 2005 3:55PM
Car company breaches Spam Act

Car company breaches Spam Act

The Australian Communications Authority has fined a Melbourne car company for breaching the Spam Act.
Apr 6 2005 2:01PM
IM attacks on the increase

IM attacks on the increase

Organisations need to be aware of the security risks associated with instant messaging, according to one security firm.
Mar 23 2005 3:38PM
Police buy robot 'Bob'

Police buy robot 'Bob'

WA Police have bought a new high-tech robot, as part of the state's counter-terrorism program.
Mar 22 2005 3:13PM
Police investigate fake IDs

Police investigate fake IDs

Computer equipment has been seized by Queensland Police, as part of a four-month investigation into fake IDs uncovered at last year's Schoolies festival.
Mar 2 2005 1:41PM
Botnets predicted as major security threat in 2005

Botnets predicted as major security threat in 2005

Botnets could be one of the major security threats of 2005, according to a security company.
Feb 28 2005 2:45PM
Users wary of Paris Hilton worm

Users wary of Paris Hilton worm

Despite utilising the celebrity status of Paris Hilton, the Sober-K worm doesn't appear to be tricking Australians so far.
Feb 24 2005 3:19PM
Virus writers launch Paris Hilton worm

Virus writers launch Paris Hilton worm

Users hoping to see x-rated footage of Paris Hilton may get more than they bargained for, with an anti-virus firm warning about worms masquerading as video clips.
Feb 22 2005 2:57PM

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