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Conficker attempting to infect 50,000 per day

Conficker attempting to infect 50,000 per day

Publicity around the Conficker worm has been relatively quiet for the past month, but security researchers say it hasn't gone dormant.
May 22 2009 9:09AM
Yoda coders: with them Friday, the Force is

Yoda coders: with them Friday, the Force is

Programmers of Yoda translation sites across the Web are preparing for sharp traffic spikes to coincide with "International Talk Like Yoda" day today.
May 22 2009 5:30AM
Expert claims press are overhyping Conficker

Expert claims press are overhyping Conficker

Reports of the Conficker worm are being vastly exaggerated and it will not have as big an impact as is being predicted, according to a researcher.
Mar 30 2009 11:23AM
Malware authors use Conficker searches to spread rogue anti-virus

Malware authors use Conficker searches to spread rogue anti-virus

As media coverage increases for Conficker, authors are using search engine optimisation to spread rogue anti-virus software.
Mar 27 2009 10:58AM
Companies encouraged to take 1st April Conficker attack seriously

Companies encouraged to take 1st April Conficker attack seriously

The rumoured Conficker attack on 1st April has been described as ‘no joke'.
Mar 26 2009 10:11AM
New variant of Conficker set to hit computers on April Fools Day

New variant of Conficker set to hit computers on April Fools Day

A new version of the Conficker worm is to hit desktops on the April 1.
Mar 16 2009 10:17AM
Why cybercriminals love a good Valentine’s Day

Why cybercriminals love a good Valentine’s Day

For cybercriminals, Valentine's Day is just another opportunity to draw in unsuspecting internet users, as Phil Vasic, A/NZ country manager for Websense, explains.
Feb 10 2009 2:55PM
Symantec prepares for Valentine’s Day massacre

Symantec prepares for Valentine’s Day massacre

Symantec has identified 20 subject lines from spam emails intending to capitalise on this weekend's Valentine's Day.
Feb 9 2009 3:26PM
Email worm spreads under guise of Valentine's Day greetings

Email worm spreads under guise of Valentine's Day greetings

The criminal group behind the Waledac email worm, distributed last week in inauguration-related phishing attacks, is now leveraging Valentine's Day to distribute malware and expand a botnet.
Jan 28 2009 10:36AM
Jboss 5 finally sees the light of day

Jboss 5 finally sees the light of day

After a significant period of waiting, a final 'stable' release of Jboss 5 has hit Jboss.org for download.
Dec 8 2008 7:04AM
McKinnon's fate decided on Obama day

McKinnon's fate decided on Obama day

The fate of Pentagon Hacker Gary McKinnon will be decided by a UK judge on the same day that Barak Obama is inaugurated as president of the United States.
Dec 2 2008 9:51AM
Australia gears up for Software Freedom Day 2008

Australia gears up for Software Freedom Day 2008

Free and Open Source Software zealots in Australia will celebrate Software Freedom Day 2008 with free software, CDs and seminars this month.
Sep 8 2008 1:53PM
Spam around 150bn messages a day

Spam around 150bn messages a day

Although down in recent months, around 150bn spam messages are sent every day, according to the latest quarterly Secure Computing Internet Threats Report.
Aug 7 2008 7:39AM
Cyber-crooks celebrate Independence Day

Cyber-crooks celebrate Independence Day

Malware writers are looking to cash in on the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, security experts have warned.
Jul 6 2008 8:01PM
Weekly Roundup:  Stephen Hawking snubs title and Bill Gates's last day at the office

Weekly Roundup: Stephen Hawking snubs title and Bill Gates's last day at the office

This week, Stephen Hawking revealed how he has avoided Britain's highest honour for over a decade, and Bill Gates had his final farewell from Microsoft.
Jun 28 2008 12:30PM
Facebook and YouTube used for World Refugee Day awareness

Facebook and YouTube used for World Refugee Day awareness

To mark National Refugee Day, UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency, has launched a vigorous online campaign in what it hopes will galvanise the online community into action, raising funds and spreading awareness for the plight of refugees worldwide.
Jun 23 2008 3:58PM
Open Internet spotlighted at Google's Developer Day

Open Internet spotlighted at Google's Developer Day

Google shone a spotlight on open standards and open source development at its Developer Day in Sydney today.
Jun 18 2008 4:07PM
Weekly Roundup:  Government stays mum on national broadband and Dell has a bad day in court

Weekly Roundup: Government stays mum on national broadband and Dell has a bad day in court

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy is vowing to keep quiet about the national broadband network (NBN) details as more players enter the game, and a U.S. court convicts Dell of fraud.
May 30 2008 3:36PM
Google announces Sydney Developer Day event

Google announces Sydney Developer Day event

Google Australia today extended an open invite to developers in Sydney to attend a day-long discussion about building Web applications and advancing the Web as a platform.
Apr 22 2008 3:14PM
ODF backers celebrate Document Freedom Day

ODF backers celebrate Document Freedom Day

Supporters of the Open Document Format (ODF) took to the streets yesterday in celebration of Document Freedom Day 2008..
Mar 28 2008 6:49AM

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