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BBC builds 22,000 system botnet

BBC builds 22,000 system botnet

A team of journalists and security experts from the BBC said that it has managed to purchase itself a botnet containing more than 22,000 infected PCs.
Mar 13 2009 2:52PM
Heroin hacker steals information on 59,000 workers

Heroin hacker steals information on 59,000 workers

American company Luxottica Retail, the former owner of the Things Remembered stores seemed to have forgotten to have the right amount of security on the company mainframe.
Nov 26 2008 3:42PM
ICANN to transfer 281,000 domains to new registrar

ICANN to transfer 281,000 domains to new registrar

Following the termination of domain registrar EstDomains' accreditation, ICANN announced it will transfer 281,000 domains to an approved provider.
Nov 26 2008 9:56AM
Future is rank for 3,000 Xerox employees

Future is rank for 3,000 Xerox employees

Tech giant Xerox is the latest company to announce large-scale redundancies and blame it on the current economic turmoil.
Oct 27 2008 6:49AM
More than 5,000 pirated eBay credentials found on web

More than 5,000 pirated eBay credentials found on web

A security researcher has discovered a loot of eBay credentials on a Google cache.
Oct 15 2008 10:10AM
10,000 LinkedIn users targeted in spear phishing attack

10,000 LinkedIn users targeted in spear phishing attack

A LinkedIn "spear phishing" email scam loaded malicious software to steal usernames and passwords.
Oct 10 2008 9:48AM
Telstra gives $400,000 to employee's charities

Telstra gives $400,000 to employee's charities

Telstra has given its employees the chance to donate to their favourite charities and community organisations as part of a $400,000 grants scheme.
Oct 9 2008 3:08PM
Criminal gangs compromise more than 200,000 websites

Criminal gangs compromise more than 200,000 websites

Criminal gangs have acquired login details for more than 200,000 websites.
Oct 7 2008 9:54AM
62,000 phones and PDAs left in London cabs

62,000 phones and PDAs left in London cabs

During the past six months, dozy Londoners have left a whopping 55,843 mobile phones and 6,193 other handheld devices in the back of black cabs, according to a report.
Sep 17 2008 3:26PM
Email libel costs £110,000

Email libel costs £110,000

A single email has cost the University of Salford £110,000 (about $237,000) after it alleged fraud in an expenses claim..
Aug 26 2008 7:59AM
Hacker runs up US$12,000 Federal phone bill

Hacker runs up US$12,000 Federal phone bill

A hacker who compromised phone systems for the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) left the government with a US$12,000 phone bill.
Aug 25 2008 9:48AM
Hacker runs up US$12,000 Federal phone bill

Hacker runs up US$12,000 Federal phone bill

A hacker who compromised phone systems for the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) left the government with a US$12,000 phone bill..
Aug 23 2008 4:39PM
Apple making 800,000 iPhones a week

Apple making 800,000 iPhones a week

Apple is currently asking its Taiwanese assembly plant to churn out 800,000 iPhones every week according to Tech Crunch.
Aug 5 2008 7:38AM
Portugal buys 500,000 Intel Classmate PCs

Portugal buys 500,000 Intel Classmate PCs

The Portuguese government has announced that it is buying half a million Intel Classmate laptops to give to children starting in school.
Aug 1 2008 8:01AM
Optus outage disrupts QLD airport, emergency services

Optus outage disrupts QLD airport, emergency services

A backhoe and a faulty network card took down mobile, landline and Internet services for more than 1 million Queenslanders yesterday.
Jul 16 2008 4:31PM
Chip uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode

Chip uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a low-power microchip which they claim uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode, and 10 times less in active mode, than comparable commercially available chips..
Jun 20 2008 7:59AM
Fire takes down 9,000 servers

Fire takes down 9,000 servers

A fire at a Texas data centre known as The Planet has affected 9,000 servers, bringing down Web pages across the globe..
Jun 3 2008 7:20AM
HP private eyes fined US$600,000

HP private eyes fined US$600,000

The four private investigators involved in the HP spying scandal have been fined a total of US$600,000 by a US court..
May 31 2008 4:29PM
Californian indicted in US$50,000 scam of E*Trade, Schwab.com

Californian indicted in US$50,000 scam of E*Trade, Schwab.com

The FBI has indicated a California man for an ingenious scam that bilked US$50,000 -- a few pennies at a time -- from online brokerage companies E*trade and Schwab.com.
May 30 2008 2:37PM
Fake MP3 attack hits 360,000 PCs

Fake MP3 attack hits 360,000 PCs

Attackers are using fake MP3 files to launch one of the largest malware attacks in recent years, experts warned today..
May 9 2008 7:39AM

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