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Facebook and YouTube used for World Refugee Day awareness

Facebook and YouTube used for World Refugee Day awareness

To mark National Refugee Day, UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency, has launched a vigorous online campaign in what it hopes will galvanise the online community into action, raising funds and spreading awareness for the plight of refugees worldwide.
Jun 23 2008 3:58PM
Fortinet: Storm Worm botnet used to mount phishing attacks on Barclays, Halifax banks

Fortinet: Storm Worm botnet used to mount phishing attacks on Barclays, Halifax banks

The Fortinet Global Security Research team has detected two phishing attacks on UK major banks that were mounted using the Storm Worm botnet, said to be the first attack on the financial sector by Storm's huge network of zombie computers.
Jan 9 2008 12:37PM
Google used as password cracker

Google used as password cracker

Researchers at Cambridge University's computer science department have used Google to help crack passwords obfuscated in the Message-Digest Algorithm 5 (MD5) format..
Nov 26 2007 7:19AM
Facebook profiles used in job interviews

Facebook profiles used in job interviews

Offices around the UK are banning staff from using social networking sites like Facebook, but an increasing number of companies are beginning to use the websites as recruitment resources.
Nov 5 2007 11:43AM
Compromised Ubuntu project servers used in attacks taken offline

Compromised Ubuntu project servers used in attacks taken offline

The open-source Ubuntu Linux project had to take five of its eight Ubuntu-hosted community servers offline after they'd been commandeered by hackers and were launching attacks.
Aug 20 2007 6:09AM
Spam campaign surfs Web on your behalf

Spam campaign surfs Web on your behalf

A new spam campaign lures victims into clicking on a malicious link in an attempt to take control of the PC and surf the Web as the legitimate user.
Jun 8 2007 10:42AM
Windows Update used to download malware updates

Windows Update used to download malware updates

Hackers have used a Windows Update process to inject malicious code onto a system while avoiding firewalls, according to researchers at Symantec.
May 15 2007 2:14PM
Britney Spears photos used as ANI exploit lure

Britney Spears photos used as ANI exploit lure

Count a website touting racy photos of former pop diva Britney Spears as one of about 450 that are hosting the dangerous ANI exploit, patched on Tuesday by Microsoft in an emergency release.
Apr 5 2007 10:00AM
Stolen data from major US retailer used in credit card fraud ring

Stolen data from major US retailer used in credit card fraud ring

A multimillion-dollar state-wide credit card scam has been uncovered in the US, six arrested and four warrants have been issued.
Mar 22 2007 3:00AM
Hacked personal information used in fraudulent purchases

Hacked personal information used in fraudulent purchases

Personal information stolen from the databases of TJX Companies has been used in fraudulent credit card purchases in the United States and abroad, according to one banking organisation.
Jan 25 2007 5:19PM
Google Earth used to target British troops

Google Earth used to target British troops

Spooks claim Iraqi insurgents are getting Web-savvy.
Jan 16 2007 9:20AM
Vulnerability found in tool used to fix Apple bugs

Vulnerability found in tool used to fix Apple bugs

A vulnerability has been discovered in a tool used to patch bugs found in Apple software.
Jan 10 2007 3:07PM
Electronic documents used in legal proceedings could boost stature of IT professionals

Electronic documents used in legal proceedings could boost stature of IT professionals

IT security professionals are scrambling to learn how the latest change in US federal regulations governing electronic legal documents affects their jobs.
Dec 8 2006 9:27AM
Update: Tools used by software developers

Update: Tools used by software developers

Tools used by software developers to test for faulty design are now being employed by hackers to discover unknown vulnerabilities, a security firm has warned.
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Update: Tools used by software developers

Update: Tools used by software developers

Tools used by software developers to test for faulty design are now being employed by hackers to discover unknown vulnerabilities, a security firm has warned.
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Update: Tools used by software developers

Update: Tools used by software developers

Tools used by software developers to test for faulty design are now being employed by hackers to discover unknown vulnerabilities, a security firm has warned.
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Nanotech used for wireless chips

Nanotech used for wireless chips

Scientists claim technology can boost processor speeds and reduce costs.
Jun 30 2006 9:58AM
Debate: IP telephony is insecure and cannot be used in an organisation’s infrastructure just yet

Debate: IP telephony is insecure and cannot be used in an organisation’s infrastructure just yet

Dec 9 2005 5:21PM
More spyware used in identity theft

More spyware used in identity theft

Spyware is increasingly being used by criminals to sniff out user passwords and log keystrokes, according to new research.
Sep 15 2005 3:12PM
Botnets used as tool for range of attacks

Botnets used as tool for range of attacks

Botnets, networks of compromised computers that can be remotely controlled by attackers, are used for many types of attacks, including identity theft, according to a recent report by the researchers at Honeynet Project.
Mar 15 2005 5:34PM

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