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The Month: HSBC launches review of customer security setup

The Month: HSBC launches review of customer security setup

HSBC's has launched a review of its customer security setup to address the flaws uncovered by researchers from Cardiff University, which could affect three million UK customers. The problem allowed security researchers armed with key logging software to access customers' bank accounts after only nine attempts.
Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: Global snapshots

The Month: Global snapshots

Israel-Lebanon conflict goes online; Google adds malware warnings.
Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: Debate - Is the security threat faced by users of the
Mac operating system overhyped?

The Month: Debate - Is the security threat faced by users of the Mac operating system overhyped?

YES - Garry Sidaway senior security consultant, Cybertrust
Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: The Poll

The Month: The Poll

54% of all phishing emails are targeting users of online payment service PayPal.
Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: Anti-virus software - Growing market

The Month: Anti-virus software - Growing market

Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: Threat of the month - Flaw in Windows Server service

The Month: Threat of the month - Flaw in Windows Server service

What is it?
Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: Briefs - Industry round-up

The Month: Briefs - Industry round-up

Infrastructure and IT services provider Redstone Managed Solutions has acquired Tolerant Systems, a UK network security company.
Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: ThreatStats - Virus landscape is dominated by strong
pair as peak outbreak season approaches

The Month: ThreatStats - Virus landscape is dominated by strong pair as peak outbreak season approaches

Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
The Month: Twice as safe at Barclays

The Month: Twice as safe at Barclays

Barclays has announced that it will trial two-factor authentication devices for online customers. A calculator-sized card reader will generate a unique 12-digit authentication code when a bank card is inserted. The bank expects to deploy the devices throughout 2007.
Sep 4 2006 3:56PM
Warcraft game makes US$10m a month in China

Warcraft game makes US$10m a month in China

But Blizzard expansion dispute still not resolved.
Aug 15 2006 2:13PM
Update: Threat of the month - Drive-by malware

Update: Threat of the month - Drive-by malware

What is it?
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Update: Threat of the month - Drive-by malware

Update: Threat of the month - Drive-by malware

What is it?
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Update: Threat of the month - Drive-by malware

Update: Threat of the month - Drive-by malware

What is it?
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Metasploit creator to reveal a flaw every day this month

Metasploit creator to reveal a flaw every day this month

A bug a day certainly won't keep the hackers away – not after a security researcher has pledged to publish information about a new web browser vulnerability each day during July.
Jul 6 2006 10:15PM
Third Microsoft Excel flaw found this month

Third Microsoft Excel flaw found this month

A researcher has found yet another flaw in Microsoft Excel - the third since this month’s Patch Tuesday security bulletin release.
Jun 23 2006 10:00PM
Microsoft to release new Antigen email security software next month

Microsoft to release new Antigen email security software next month

Microsoft announced today that the first products developed as a result of the 2005 acquisition of Sybari Software will be released July 1.
Jun 6 2006 6:38PM
Threat of the month: DRM Rootkits

Threat of the month: DRM Rootkits

What is it? DRM stands for Digital Rights Management, describing any number of methods that content providers enlist to try to exercise control over what you can do with a digital document. Recently Sony BMG released a CD protected by a “rootkit,” a tool often used by hackers/malware authors to hide their tracks on a system.
Jan 11 2006 9:41PM
WMF flaw to be patched this month

WMF flaw to be patched this month

This month's “patch Tuesday” bulletin from Microsoft will feature a security update for the recently exploited Windows Meta File vulnerability.
Jan 3 2006 9:36PM
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
Study: One-quarter of online consumers see a scam a month

Study: One-quarter of online consumers see a scam a month

Nearly 25 percent of PC users are targeted by monthly phishing attempts, according to a national online safety study.
Dec 9 2005 9:30PM

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