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Privacy Commissioner releases mobile app guidelines

Privacy Commissioner releases mobile app guidelines

Light touch on location data use.
Oct 2 2013 12:42PM
New rules allow Europe's web users to turn off cookies

New rules allow Europe's web users to turn off cookies

Advertising industry moves to self-regulate.
Apr 18 2011 6:49AM
Malware targeting Google Android quadruples in 2010

Malware targeting Google Android quadruples in 2010

Android has become more of a target for cyber criminals this year, a report shows.
Dec 16 2010 9:28AM
Active exploits targeting Apple QuickTime zero-day

Active exploits targeting Apple QuickTime zero-day

Flaw able to bypass two Windows security features.
Sep 9 2010 2:10PM
Botnet family unleashes over 200 DDoS attacks

Botnet family unleashes over 200 DDoS attacks

'YoyoDDoS' servers mostly located in China.
Aug 25 2010 1:28PM
Microsoft confirms exploits targeting Ormandy zero-day

Microsoft confirms exploits targeting Ormandy zero-day

Active exploit code appears.
Jun 17 2010 10:26AM
New Zeus version targeting Firefox users for bank fraud

New Zeus version targeting Firefox users for bank fraud

Uses HTML injection and transaction tampering techniques.
Apr 22 2010 10:12AM
Google finds botnet targeting Vietnamese users

Google finds botnet targeting Vietnamese users

Suppressing political dissent.
Apr 1 2010 3:18PM
Blocking Phorm won't stop it, warns privacy group

Blocking Phorm won't stop it, warns privacy group

A data protection group has warned that opting out of Phorm will not prevent the technology from processing data that users enter through web site search portals.
Apr 28 2009 11:01AM
EC takes UK and Phorm to task over privacy

EC takes UK and Phorm to task over privacy

The European Commission has sent an infringement notice to the United Kingdom Government over privacy oversights related to the use of Internet snooping technology from UK-based Phorm.
Apr 15 2009 4:54PM
Internet privacy advocate warns against poor Phorm

Internet privacy advocate warns against poor Phorm

Internet privacy campaigners have written to the world's top internet companies urging them to steer clear of behavioural targeting software vendor Phorm, which they see as invasive software which snoops on unsuspecting users.
Mar 24 2009 11:25AM
Click-fraud trojan targeting Yahoo, Google: Symantec

Click-fraud trojan targeting Yahoo, Google: Symantec

Security researchers at Symantec have uncovered a click-fraud trojan targeted to the online advertising networks of Google, Yahoo and Baidu.com, China's largest independent internet search engine.
Mar 17 2008 10:02AM
Active exploits targeting social networking ActiveX flaw

Active exploits targeting social networking ActiveX flaw

Users who remain vulnerable to an ActiveX photo uploader vulnerability used on many websites are now being targeted in active attacks, researchers from Symantec said today.
Feb 26 2008 10:16AM
Hackers targeting 'forgotten' web apps

Hackers targeting 'forgotten' web apps

Security firm Finjan has warned of zero-day attacks targeting popular web apps like media players and chat programs.
Dec 10 2007 7:11AM
Tumbleweed releases SME data security appliance

Tumbleweed releases SME data security appliance

Tumbleweed has announced the launch of a new content security appliance geared towards the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector across the Asia-Pacific region.
Nov 7 2007 2:51PM
Australia amongst global attack

Australia amongst global attack

Fifty financial institutions in the United States, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region were hit with a well crafted pharming attack this week.
Feb 22 2007 4:20PM
PartyPoker under siege

PartyPoker under siege

Australia’s most widely used poker website has become the target of a global phishing scam today, according to security vendor Websense.
Feb 22 2007 2:54PM
Microsoft advisory warns exploits targeting newest Word vulnerability

Microsoft advisory warns exploits targeting newest Word vulnerability

Microsoft is warning Word users of attackers exploiting a newly discovered - and "extremely critical" - vulnerability.
Jan 26 2007 11:28PM
California phisher faces century in jail for targeting AOL users

California phisher faces century in jail for targeting AOL users

A California man has been convicted of violating the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 for mass-emailing AOL users and requesting credit card information.
Jan 17 2007 6:17PM
New Year's, Christmas malware targeting inboxes

New Year's, Christmas malware targeting inboxes

Email users are again getting the electronic age's version of coal in a stocking - holiday-season spam and malware.
Dec 27 2006 5:03PM

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