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New variant of Conficker worm detected

New variant of Conficker worm detected

A new variant of the Conficker/Downadup worm has been detected that utilises peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing networks.
Apr 14 2009 11:33AM
Swedish net traffic halves after new law

Swedish net traffic halves after new law

Internet traffic in Sweden has plummeted after a tough new anti-piracy law was enacted in the country earlier this week, potentially casting interesting new light on the extent to which illegal file-sharing occurs.
Apr 6 2009 6:11AM
Malicious 'terror attack' spam sets off security alarms

Malicious 'terror attack' spam sets off security alarms

A new malware scam is using fabricated reports of a terrorist attack to infect users.
Mar 17 2009 2:00PM
Norton users raise concern over Pifts executable file

Norton users raise concern over Pifts executable file

Internet users have raised concern on the Twitter site after permission was sought to allow an executable file to be downloaded.
Mar 11 2009 10:51AM
Windows 7 finds friends in developers

Windows 7 finds friends in developers

Microsoft has released details of its plans for Windows 7 and developers commenting on the announcement have proved largely supportive.
Mar 4 2009 6:14AM
EMC adds NS line to Celerra

EMC adds NS line to Celerra

EMC has added a line of storage systems to its Celerra NAS range that boast advanced file de-duplication and file retention capabilities.
Feb 24 2009 5:28AM
Unshackled EMI man says fight against file sharing is useless

Unshackled EMI man says fight against file sharing is useless

As an employee of global music giant EMI Per Erik Johansen felt the need to toe the company line when it came to the prickly subject of file sharing and illegal downloads.
Feb 16 2009 12:56AM
New mobile virus goes 'old school'

New mobile virus goes 'old school'

A new virus is relying on some old tricks to infect Windows Mobile users. The so-called 'companion virus' attack uses a method of assuming the identity of an existing file and moving the old file to a different location.
Nov 17 2008 6:49AM
AVG update deletes critical Windows file

AVG update deletes critical Windows file

A recent update from antivirus firm AVG has caused havoc with some users by deleting a critical file in non-English versions of Windows XP after incorrectly detecting it as a virus.
Nov 12 2008 6:23AM
Sun announces Solaris and ZFS updates

Sun announces Solaris and ZFS updates

Solaris 10 10/08 offers enhancements in virtualisation and ZFS file system.
Nov 4 2008 3:55PM
Spammers bypass filters with SWF file redirects

Spammers bypass filters with SWF file redirects

Spammers are stepping up their use of Shockwave Flash file redirects to avoid detection.
Aug 29 2008 9:50AM
HP open sources Advanced File System

HP open sources Advanced File System

HP has announced that it will contribute its Tru64 Unix Advanced File System (AdvFS) code to the open source community in an attempt to boost customer adoption of Linux..
Jun 24 2008 11:52AM
Compromised file found in language pack for Firefox

Compromised file found in language pack for Firefox

An add-on for the popular Firefox browser hid potentially malicious code, possibly contaminating the machines of anyone who downloaded it.
May 9 2008 10:00AM
Out-of-the-box architecture needs no code cutting

Out-of-the-box architecture needs no code cutting

Information Gateways and Information Builders have partnered to bring out-of-the-box managed file transfer architecture to Australian enterprises.
May 5 2008 12:40PM
Employee file transfers put firms at risk

Employee file transfers put firms at risk

Companies are being warned of the dangers posed by third-party web transfer services, and the use of instant messaging and social networking sites to send personal information..
Apr 16 2008 7:45AM
EU votes to protect file sharing

EU votes to protect file sharing

Plans to cut off internet access to people accused of file sharing have hit a hurdle after the EU voted to protect the rights of internet users..
Apr 14 2008 7:35AM
US Presidential hopefuls' passport files breached

US Presidential hopefuls' passport files breached

The US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, has apologised and vowed to get to the bottom of what she confirmed were unauthorised accesses of passport files belonging to Presidential hopeful Senator Barack Obama.
Mar 25 2008 4:32PM
Sun confirms OS X Leopard file system switch

Sun confirms OS X Leopard file system switch

'Infinite' file system enables Time Machine backup feature.
Jun 8 2007 12:59PM
Banks file suit against TJX over breach costs

Banks file suit against TJX over breach costs

Three US state banking associations announced Tuesday that they have filed a joint lawsuit against TJX Companies over "dramatic costs" their 300 members have incurred since the discount retailer announced that hackers infiltrated its processing systems, exposing some 45 million credit card numbers.
Apr 26 2007 9:55AM
Image spam doubles average file size

Image spam doubles average file size

New bandwidth and storage headaches.
Mar 27 2007 11:41AM

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