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As stock markets fall, rogue anti-virus software rises

As stock markets fall, rogue anti-virus software rises

A combination of the consolidating financial services space and fear over the stock market plunge has prompted malware writers to shift their tactics.
Oct 23 2008 10:09AM
Patch Tuesday's potential for stock market manipulation

Patch Tuesday's potential for stock market manipulation

The old stock market mantra -- buy low, sell high -- could prove especially useful if you call your broker on Patch Tuesday.
Oct 14 2008 11:04AM
Security disclosures tip the stock market

Security disclosures tip the stock market

The disclosure of software vulnerabilities can have an impact as far away as Wall Street, according to a recent report by security firm McAfee.
Oct 14 2008 12:43AM
Tech stocks suffer dramatic downturn

Tech stocks suffer dramatic downturn

Tech stocks were hit hard on Monday as Congress rejected the US$700 billion bailout bill.
Oct 1 2008 3:58PM
Hacker gets two years for stock manipulation

Hacker gets two years for stock manipulation

A Malaysian hacker has been sentenced to prison by US authorities for breaking into stock trading accounts and using them to boost share prices.
Sep 11 2008 4:15PM
Hacker gets two years of stock manipulation

Hacker gets two years of stock manipulation

A Malaysian hacker has been sentenced to two years in prison by US authorities for breaking into stock trading accounts
Sep 11 2008 9:47AM
IBM sets aside US$15 billion for stock repurchase

IBM sets aside US$15 billion for stock repurchase

IBM's board of directors has authorised US$15 billion in additional funds for use in the company's stock repurchase programme..
Mar 3 2008 2:48PM
Storm Worm spams its bots with stock pop-up

Storm Worm spams its bots with stock pop-up

Some 250,000 computer users, who likely never knew their machines had been seeded with the notorious Storm Worm virus, received confirmation this week when a pop-up stock spam message appeared on their desktops.
Nov 15 2007 10:09AM
SCO stock plummets on Unix verdict

SCO stock plummets on Unix verdict

Shares for SCO fell by nearly 72 percent on Monday as shareholders responded to a court ruling that stated that the company doesn't own the copyrights of the Unix operating system.
Aug 14 2007 5:00PM
Image spam drops again, but researchers see more PDF stock spam

Image spam drops again, but researchers see more PDF stock spam

Levels of image spam dropped again in June, but researchers also saw increased use of PDF spam.
Jul 10 2007 9:35AM
Symantec announces US$2 billion stock buyback

Symantec announces US$2 billion stock buyback

Anti-virus giant Symantec has announced it intends to buy back US$2 billion in stock, building on the repurchase of nearly US$7 billion in stock in the past two years.
Jun 15 2007 9:45AM
Indian trio charged with hacking, pump-and-dump stock scam

Indian trio charged with hacking, pump-and-dump stock scam

Three Indian men have been arrested on the suspicion of hacking into US brokerage accounts to boost the value of their shares, the US Justice Department (DOJ) said yesterday.
Mar 14 2007 7:26AM
Avaya to buy back US$500m of its own stock

Avaya to buy back US$500m of its own stock

Repurchase plan to run over next two years.
Feb 16 2007 10:25AM
Steve Jobs stock worries grow

Steve Jobs stock worries grow

SEC looks into Pixar option deal.
Feb 13 2007 9:41AM
NYSE to offer real-time stock prices online

NYSE to offer real-time stock prices online

Participating websites will be chargedĀ US$100,000 a month for a real-time feed.
Jan 15 2007 3:09PM
Former McAfee employees sue over stock options

Former McAfee employees sue over stock options

Seven former McAfee employees have sued the security giant after they were unable to cash in their stock options upon leaving the company.
Dec 28 2006 9:52PM
SEC sues two over spammed stock scam

SEC sues two over spammed stock scam

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged two Connecticut residents and the CEO of a California firm with using a spam email "pump-and-dump" scheme to inflate the price of stock.
Aug 21 2006 7:18PM
Sarbox hurting US stock exchanges

Sarbox hurting US stock exchanges

The American Stock Exchange chief has come out criticising post-Enron rules, claiming the rules make it hard for smaller companies accessing US capital markets.
Aug 2 2006 9:29AM
Apple sued over stock option awards

Apple sued over stock option awards

Two separate cases brought in the US.
Jul 10 2006 1:49PM
Tesco takes stock after RFID trials hit problems

Tesco takes stock after RFID trials hit problems

Limitations with radio frequency identification (RFID) technology have delayed a nationwide rollout at supermarket giant Tesco by several years.
Jun 30 2006 9:58AM

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