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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
Intel predicts AI within forty years

Intel predicts AI within forty years

Intel’s chief technology officer has predicted that humans will create computers smarter than themselves within the next forty years.
Aug 22 2008 3:11PM
High school hacker looking at 38 years

High school hacker looking at 38 years

A California high school student could spend nearly four decades in prison for hacking into his school's computer system..
Jun 20 2008 7:58AM
IP traffic to 'double' every two years

IP traffic to 'double' every two years

Web traffic volumes will almost double every two years from 2007 to 2012, driven by video and web 2.0 applications, according to a report from Cisco Systems..
Jun 18 2008 8:18AM
Debian, Ubuntu flawed for two years

Debian, Ubuntu flawed for two years

A research posting to the Debian security list last week has led to the confirmation of a serious hole in two flavours of the Open Source Linux operating system.
May 21 2008 2:46PM
Debian, Ununtu flawed for two years

Debian, Ununtu flawed for two years

A research posting to the Debian security list last week has led to the confirmation of a serious hole in two flavours of the Open Sauce Linux operating system.
May 21 2008 11:36AM
Security firms 'celebrate' 30 years of spam

Security firms 'celebrate' 30 years of spam

Security researchers around the world are giving a tongue-in-cheek salute to the 30th anniversary of the first spam message..
May 5 2008 7:41AM
Hacker arrested accused of stealing and selling weapons data

Hacker arrested accused of stealing and selling weapons data

Authorities have arrested a 58-year-old man in Greece they said hacked into computer systems of France's Dassault Group for more than five years, stole sensitive weapons technology data, and sold it to a variety of countries.
Jan 31 2008 10:22AM
Year's first QuickTime vulnerability discovered

Year's first QuickTime vulnerability discovered

An Italian researcher has identified a flaw in Apple's QuickTime media application that can allow an attacker to perform a DoS attack or take control of an affected PC.
Jan 15 2008 4:28PM
A new year’s security resolution

A new year’s security resolution

As we put the festivities behind us and fix our sights firmly on the year ahead, those criminal gangs involved in the nefarious activities of spam creation, phishing and virus attacks continue to engage new tactics that will take advantage of our relaxed, less cautious frame of mind.
Jan 8 2008 3:16PM
Storm Worm New Year's greetings proliferating

Storm Worm New Year's greetings proliferating

The holiday blitz from the perpetrators of the Storm Worm, which began with fake Christmas messages last month, has continued unabated as a spate of false New Year's greetings have been delivered by the notorious botnet, researchers reported this week.
Jan 4 2008 11:08AM
Roundup 2007: The year's top fives

Roundup 2007: The year's top fives

TOP 5 CYBERATTACKS:

1. The Storm Worm
What began as an email-spawned trojan attack using fake news stories to lure victims became the most widespread cyber-assault in recent memory. Still replicating, and exploiting a number of patched vulnerabilities, the botnet-fueled, socially engineered attack may make next year's list as well.
Dec 21 2007 11:43AM
Child porn hacker sentenced to 110 years in prison

Child porn hacker sentenced to 110 years in prison

A North Carolina man was sentenced to more than a century in prison after he seeded teens' computers with trojans and then demanded the victims provide him with nude photographs of themselves.
Dec 4 2007 10:44AM
Los Angeles botmaster faces 60 years in prison, US$1.75 million fine

Los Angeles botmaster faces 60 years in prison, US$1.75 million fine

A California man is facing a maximum of 60 years in prison and a US$1.75 million fine after agreeing to plead guilty to using botnets to steal PC users' personal and financial information.
Nov 13 2007 9:59AM
Student hackers face 20 years in jail

Student hackers face 20 years in jail

Two students have been charged with hacking into the California State University database and changing their grades..
Nov 7 2007 7:29AM
New storm worm run called largest virus attack in two years

New storm worm run called largest virus attack in two years

The infamous ‘storm worm' virus attack began another run last week, this one called the largest in two years by messaging security vendor Postini.
Jul 26 2007 9:53AM
US to keep UK personal data for 17 years

US to keep UK personal data for 17 years

Travellers flying into the US from Europe will have their personal data collected by the airline and kept on record by the US Department of Homeland Security(DHS) until 2022.
Jul 25 2007 2:23PM
Mainstream global mobile video 'years away'

Mainstream global mobile video 'years away'

Market has great potential, but is far from mature, reports In-Stat. The global market for mobile video services offers great potential, but is in a state a flux and will take "quite a few years" to settle down, according to researchers.
Jul 18 2007 2:07PM
IT pros stick it for three years max

IT pros stick it for three years max

Motivation to jump ship fuelled by online job boards.
Jul 12 2007 4:57PM
UK censor bans first game in 10 years

UK censor bans first game in 10 years

UK - Manhunt 2 heading for online auction sites.
Jun 20 2007 3:36PM

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