2005

BT moves to SQL database

BT moves to SQL database

BT Financial Group said it has migrated its superannuation and investment platform, Wrap Administration, onto a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 backend.
Jan 23 2009 3:36PM
ChoicePoint settles with 44 states over 2005 breach

ChoicePoint settles with 44 states over 2005 breach

ChoicePoint, the data broker hit with the largest fine in Federal Trade Commission (FTC) history, has now settled with 44 states over a 2005 breach that compromised the personal information of 163,000 people.
Jun 4 2007 10:37AM
Microsoft warns of attacks on Visual Studio 2005 flaw

Microsoft warns of attacks on Visual Studio 2005 flaw

Microsoft is warning of attacks exploiting a recently reported zero-day vulnerability in Visual Studio 2005, according to an amended advisory released late Wednesday by the software giant.
Nov 9 2006 5:51PM
Microsoft warns of Visual Studio 2005 flaw

Microsoft warns of Visual Studio 2005 flaw

The Microsoft software used by programmers to develop web services is suffering from a serious zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited to execute remote code, the software giant announced in an advisory late Tuesday.
Nov 1 2006 4:30PM
Security software spend hit US$7.4b in 2005

Security software spend hit US$7.4b in 2005

Rise of 14.8 per cent year-on-year after strong antivirus sales.
Sep 13 2006 10:09AM
Half a billion RFID tags shipped in 2005

Half a billion RFID tags shipped in 2005

Analysts predict rosy future worldwide.
Aug 31 2006 11:55AM
Aladdin: Spyware threats tripled in 2005

Aladdin: Spyware threats tripled in 2005

A study released this week found that the number of distinct spyware threats more than tripled last year, while the number of trojan threats more than doubled last year.
Jun 16 2006 9:12PM
Organization reports more than 350 software piracy cases in 2005

Organization reports more than 350 software piracy cases in 2005

The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) has released its 2005 AntiPiracy year end report, which revealed the organization received 366 reports of piracy last year. Of these, 272 were judged sufficiently reliable to pursue.
Apr 10 2006 9:47AM
New bots spearhead 2005 malware offensive

New bots spearhead 2005 malware offensive

There was a “significant increase” in the number of new malware specimens detected during 2005, with research published today reporting a year on year surge of over 240 percent.
Feb 22 2006 9:45AM
Spyware cost firms $62B in 2005

Spyware cost firms $62B in 2005

An alarming rise in the number of corporate data breaches, combined with a climbing sophistication of spyware threats and distribution methods, made 2005 the “biggest year yet for spyware," new research has claimed.
Feb 10 2006 10:10AM
2005 marked by end of year surprises

2005 marked by end of year surprises

What do hidden files on CDs, new outlets for malware, an increasingly popular internet scheme, two new Windows vulnerabilities and a destructive worm have in common? They all either happened or were brought to light in the final three months of 2005.
Jan 31 2006 9:37PM
Malware took a smaller bite in 2005

Malware took a smaller bite in 2005

A year after reaching an all-time high, worldwide malware losses fell nearly 20 percent in 2005, an IT research and advisory firm said.
Jan 30 2006 8:58PM
FTC: Boost in online fraud cases in 2005

FTC: Boost in online fraud cases in 2005

Online incidents accounted for nearly half of all consumer fraud complaints filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2005, the agency said in a report released this week.
Jan 27 2006 8:06PM
Viruses hit 'rock bottom' in 2005

Viruses hit 'rock bottom' in 2005

Viruses accounted for less than 1 percent of malware threats detected last year by PandaLabs, the security firm reported Monday.
Jan 17 2006 8:54PM
November top spam month of 2005

November top spam month of 2005

November was the heaviest spamming month of 2005, a leading message security firm said this month.
Dec 14 2005 9:43PM
End of 2005 sees virus count rise with ‘alarming force’

End of 2005 sees virus count rise with ‘alarming force’

Security experts have warned that during the second half of this year the virus count rose with “alarming force," increasing from 110,000 to approximately 150,000 by year's end.
Dec 13 2005 9:02AM
More than 10,000 new bots emerge in 2005

More than 10,000 new bots emerge in 2005

Bots have emerged as the most prolific type of malicious code during 2005, according to new research. Data published today by PandaLabs reveals that more than 10,000 new samples of automated worms or trojans were detected during this year alone, leading to a sharp rise in the number of zombie botnets used by cyber criminals.
Dec 9 2005 1:53PM
Cyber criminals fuel 2005 malware explosion

Cyber criminals fuel 2005 malware explosion

This year has seen the number of new malware threats rise by a staggering 48 percent, according to new research.
Dec 7 2005 9:13AM
Criminals will take $2.8B out of ecommerce in 2005

Criminals will take $2.8B out of ecommerce in 2005

Dollar losses from ecommerce fraud are rising, with newly published research predicting that cyber fraudsters will steal more than $2.8 billion during 2005, an 8-percent increase over the year before.
Nov 15 2005 11:12AM
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Nov 10 2005 4:38PM

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