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SQL attack hits 500,000 websites

SQL attack hits 500,000 websites

Security researchers have uncovered a new SQL attack which has compromised more than half a million web pages.
Apr 26 2008 10:22AM
Cyber-attack launched from 10,000 web pages

Cyber-attack launched from 10,000 web pages

A security firm has identified over 10,000 web pages rigged by cyber-criminals to hijack the PCs of unsuspecting surfers..
Mar 13 2008 10:21PM
UK's NHS loses 6,000 smartcards

UK's NHS loses 6,000 smartcards

The NHS has misplaced as many as 6,000 smartcards used to access patient records..
Feb 8 2008 6:48AM
HP recycles 113,000 tonnes of kit in 2007

HP recycles 113,000 tonnes of kit in 2007

HP claims to have recycled over 113,000 tonnes of hardware and print cartridges in fiscal 2007, an increase of approximately 50 per cent over the previous year..
Feb 8 2008 6:48AM
Japanese firm unveils £375,000 PC

Japanese firm unveils £375,000 PC

Japanese manufacturer Zeus has come up with a range of jewel-encrusted PCs designed to break the bank.

Feb 1 2008 2:23PM
Data of 650,000 customers of JCPenney, other retailers, at risk after backup goes missing

Data of 650,000 customers of JCPenney, other retailers, at risk after backup goes missing

The personally identifiable information of about 650,000 customers of JCPenney and other retailers is at risk after a data tape went missing from storage vendor Iron Mountain.
Jan 21 2008 12:39PM
Organisation offers $20,000 for Windows zero-day flaw

Organisation offers $20,000 for Windows zero-day flaw

A little-known cybersecurity intelligence organisation is offering US$20,000 to researchers who can provide exploitable vulnerabilities in Windows or a Windows Diffuse Application.
Jan 16 2008 3:46PM
NETGEAR recalls 82,000 overheating Ethernet Adapters

NETGEAR recalls 82,000 overheating Ethernet Adapters

NETGEAR has issued a worldwide recall for 82,000 of its XE103 Powerline Ethernet Adapters after the company discovered the devices overheated when used on a 220-240 volt power source.
Jan 8 2008 12:21PM
IT companies flag $50M of  IT opportunities and $250,000 of scholarships for Aussies

IT companies flag $50M of IT opportunities and $250,000 of scholarships for Aussies

$50 million worth of Australian IT jobs and $250,000 worth of scholarships are on offer in the next twelve months, a consortium of ICT vendors including IBM, Microsoft, CSC and KPMG announced at the ACS Foundation’s ‘Great IT Jobs Debate’, this week.

Nov 9 2007 2:37PM
BBC overlooks 97,000 Linux users

BBC overlooks 97,000 Linux users

The BBC has apologised for dramatically underestimating the number of open source users who visit its site..
Nov 7 2007 7:29AM
41,000 PCs seek bird flu cure

41,000 PCs seek bird flu cure

An international grid of more than 41,000 computers is offering new hope in the search for treatments for the deadly avian influenza virus.
Oct 9 2007 1:55PM
Stolen Gap laptop exposes 800,000 job applicants

Stolen Gap laptop exposes 800,000 job applicants

Clothing giant Gap has admitted that a notebook containing unencrypted details of around 800,000 job applicants has been stolen from one its vendors.
Oct 2 2007 11:59AM
Optima donates additional $10,000 to SHINE for Kids

Optima donates additional $10,000 to SHINE for Kids

ASX-listed Optima Technology Solutions has made a $10,000 donation of PCs and notebooks to SHINE for Kids, a non-for-profit organisation for children with parents in prison.
Sep 28 2007 2:37PM
Customs to destroy 11,000 Bollywood DVDs

Customs to destroy 11,000 Bollywood DVDs

Australian Customs is this week on the verge of destroying more than 11,000 pirated Indian movies that arrived in both Sydney and Melbourne via Sea Cargo in March.
Sep 28 2007 12:32PM
Illegal Halo 3 gamers get 8,000 year ban

Illegal Halo 3 gamers get 8,000 year ban

Several Xbox 360 gamers have had their Xbox Live accounts and consoles banned until 12 December 9999, after getting hold of a pre-release version of Microsoft's highly anticipated Halo 3 shooter.
Sep 11 2007 3:33PM
Attack on Monster.com affects 146,000 USAJobs.gov subscribers

Attack on Monster.com affects 146,000 USAJobs.gov subscribers

About 146,000 users of USAJobs.gov had their personal information compromised in recent attacks on Monster.com, the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) disclosed this week.
Sep 3 2007 9:50AM
Personal records of 35,000 veterans stolen in burglary

Personal records of 35,000 veterans stolen in burglary

The burglary of a US prisoners of war (POW) support group's offices has netted thieves the personal information, including addresses and Social Security numbers, of more than 35,000 veterans and their families.
Aug 29 2007 10:52AM
46,000 job hunters victimised by malicious recruitment ads

46,000 job hunters victimised by malicious recruitment ads

The personal information of approximately 46,000 job hunters have been stolen from major job hunting sites by hackers using the so-called Prg trojan to infect victims' computers.
Aug 17 2007 10:10AM
CentricMinds passes 50,000 user milestone

CentricMinds passes 50,000 user milestone

Local enterprise software specialist CentricMinds has announced that its content management system now supports around 50,000 active users worldwide.
Jul 30 2007 1:24PM
Glasgow bomb hero gets his 1,000 pints

Glasgow bomb hero gets his 1,000 pints

Web campaign reaches target for Glasgow Airport hero.
Jul 6 2007 11:40AM

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