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Cyberattackers take aim

Cyberattackers take aim

Predictions, like fog, are hard to get your arms around, but here is one that will prove more than just a mere exercise in prophesizing: The next wave of security threats will be targeted attacks aimed at specific organizations or individuals within enterprises.
Feb 8 2006 9:00PM
New AIM worm hides adware sting in its tail

New AIM worm hides adware sting in its tail

Researchers have discovered a previously undocumented instant messaging (IM) worm that targets AOL’s AIM applications. The recently discovered worm is coded to exploit PC hosts infected with lockx.exe or palsp.exe. It uses IRC enabled malware to connect the host to a server for further infection through a series of commands.
Jan 20 2006 10:18AM
Spammers aim to score with soccer phishing scam

Spammers aim to score with soccer phishing scam

Security experts have warned internet users of a spam campaign which pretends that the recipient has won a lottery sponsored by Liverpool Football Club in an attempt to steal bank account information.
Nov 22 2005 9:48AM
Firm: Middle Eastern group behind AIM rootkit

Firm: Middle Eastern group behind AIM rootkit

A rootkit dispersed through AOL Instant Messenger that first appeared in late October has been traced to an unidentified Middle Eastern group.
Nov 18 2005 10:50PM
Microsoft and U.S. government aim to kill zombies at Halloween

Microsoft and U.S. government aim to kill zombies at Halloween

Microsoft, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Consumer Action, a public watchdog and education group, have launched a campaign aimed at helping consumers prevent their computers from getting turned into zombies.
Oct 31 2005 10:19AM
New index takes aim at corporate governance

New index takes aim at corporate governance

A new stock market service aimed at promoting better corporate governance will launch this week.
Apr 11 2005 3:01PM
New bills aim to bolster DHS cybersecurity efforts

New bills aim to bolster DHS cybersecurity efforts

Two new bills would bolster the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity efforts by creating a more prominent position for the country’s cybersecurity chief and creating a federal grant program for universities to provide infosec training.
Sep 20 2004 11:51PM
US Army Medical Command takes aim at Active Directory

US Army Medical Command takes aim at Active Directory

The US Army Medical Information Technology Centre has implemented an upgrade to improve the security, performance and availability of its global Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure.
Sep 15 2004 9:55AM
Investors take aim at Veritas

Investors take aim at Veritas

Storage firm Veritas has come to blows with its investors over questionable financial reporting to keep share prices stable, a law-firm has said.
Jul 12 2004 2:05PM
TFS Technology aim for Unix users

TFS Technology aim for Unix users

Security solutions firm TFS Technology is making its control rights package available for 17 Unix platform versions.
Jan 21 2004 6:08PM
Perth telco takes aim at ADSL profit

Perth telco takes aim at ADSL profit

Jan 1 2000 12:00AM

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