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Seagate bets big on solid state drives

Seagate bets big on solid state drives

Seagate plans to launch a series of solid state drives (SSDs) in 2008 in a range of capacities and form factors.
Aug 27 2007 1:52PM
Solid state drives poised for mega growth

Solid state drives poised for mega growth

24 million to ship by 2011, reports In-Stat.
Jul 17 2007 1:56PM
Samsung intros 64GB solid state drive

Samsung intros 64GB solid state drive

Flash drives are the future, says electronics giant.
Jun 27 2007 12:38PM
TJX faces five more breach-related state lawsuits

TJX faces five more breach-related state lawsuits

Five additional states have filed lawsuits against TJX over the massive data breach that exposed some 45.7 million credit card numbers to hackers, the retailer reported on Thursday in a federal regulatory filing.
Jun 12 2007 10:20AM
SanDisk unveils 64GB solid state drive

SanDisk unveils 64GB solid state drive

SanDisk has unveiled its latest solid state hard drives (SSD) which can now store 64GB of data.
Jun 8 2007 3:04PM
Hackers, laptop thieves compromise personal information of 17,500 in US state

Hackers, laptop thieves compromise personal information of 17,500 in US state

Two separate incidents — both resulting in data breaches — have left the personal information of 17,500 Ohio State University students, faculty members and staff compromised.
Apr 19 2007 9:47AM
Experts warn of data security 'police state'

Experts warn of data security 'police state'

Ill-conceived or poorly implemented IT security regimes could leave enterprises struggling to survive within the restrictive confines of an information "police state", experts have warned.
Feb 27 2007 7:54AM
Fake anti-spyware firm settles Washington state suit

Fake anti-spyware firm settles Washington state suit

Secure Computer, a New York-based firm accused of selling a spyware cleaner after duping consumers with a fake PC scan and pop-up advertisements, has settled a lawsuit brought by Washington state.
Dec 5 2006 3:13PM
Microsoft, on 'state of high alert,' releases PowerPoint advisory

Microsoft, on 'state of high alert,' releases PowerPoint advisory

Microsoft security researchers have been "on a state of high alert" following targeted attacks on a PowerPoint flaw and vulnerabilities in other Office programs, according to one high-ranking member of its Security Response Center.
Jul 17 2006 10:30PM
State Department looking into reported hackings

State Department looking into reported hackings

The U.S. State Department said Tuesday that it is investigating "anomalies" in its unclassified computer system, according to reports by major wire services.
Jul 12 2006 7:21PM
N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

A New Hampshire man who used the Microsoft name in advertisements to trick customers into purchasing ineffective spyware software reached a settlement this week with Washington state.
Jun 8 2006 10:08PM
Washington state settles school spam case

Washington state settles school spam case

Washington state has settled a lawsuit with two Californian spammers accused of bombarding the Seattle School District and other organizations with junk email.
May 24 2006 12:25PM
New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

A New York man who allowed his name to be used as an alias in business conducted by a company accused of violating Washington state’s computer spyware law has reached a settlement with the state attorney general’s office.
May 9 2006 10:07PM
Gratis sued by New York state

Gratis sued by New York state

New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer’s office is suing a company believed to be responsible for one of the largest internet privacy breaches of all time.
Mar 23 2006 10:22PM
Microsoft lends hand to state spyware battle

Microsoft lends hand to state spyware battle

Microsoft today vowed to support Washington state's battle against malware after state Attorney General Rob McKenna filed the first legal action under the Washington Computer Spyware Act, enacted last year. The software giant also filed its own parallel lawsuit alleging violation of the same law.
Jan 26 2006 2:50PM
Sonoma in state over uni hack

Sonoma in state over uni hack

A hacker broke into the computer system of a northern Californian university and accessed the records and social security numbers of over 60,000 people.
Aug 9 2005 11:59AM
Industry and the state must reconnect

Industry and the state must reconnect

Security professionals in IT seem to be disheartened by federal officials on several fronts. This is the running theme across a couple of our features this month.
May 13 2005 12:37PM
New research lab at Iowa State recreates cyberattacks

New research lab at Iowa State recreates cyberattacks

Iowa State University has unveiled a new research lab designed to realistically simulate internet attacks in order to better study their effects and lead to improved defenses.
May 9 2005 5:41PM
Washington State boosts email defenses

Washington State boosts email defenses

Following a series of crippling attacks, Washington State University has implemented new systems to keep out email viruses and spam.
Aug 27 2004 1:54PM
U.S. State Dept. selects integrated smart card-biometric solution

U.S. State Dept. selects integrated smart card-biometric solution

The U.S. State Department has chosen a system that integrates smart card technology from Datakey and biometric technology from Precise Biometrics AB, the companies announced this week.
May 25 2004 11:16PM

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