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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"India has moved past the US as the world’s largest producer of viruses according to data from security firm Network Box."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Email continues to be the number one source of data loss risks in large enterprises as more than a third (35 percent) investigated a leak of confidential or proprietary information via email in the past 12 months, according to Proofpoint."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"I propose companies take a closer look at the Linux desktop and consider its potential return juxtaposed with the return they see from Linux servers in the back room. If they can save money and make money from Linux servers, surely they can see potential returns by using Linux desktop."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Technology and telecommunications companies could soon get access to unused TV airwaves, allowing them to introduce new wireless gadgets and services, under rules that Federal Communications Commission officials are close to putting into final form."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Seems kind of hard to get the bird back in the cage once it's flown the coop...

"The U.S. military is looking for new ways to identify malicious insiders and stop them from operating from within government and military networks, which it assumes have already been compromised."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Doh??

"When the hacker's system crashes in Windows, as with all typical Windows crashes, Heckman said the user would be prompted to send the error details — including the malicious code — to Microsoft. The funny thing is that many say yes, according to Heckman."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Garmin is recalling 1.25 million of its nüvi satnavs after batteries overheated, with UK customers among those affected by the flaw."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"An experiment run by Duke University and a European group responsible for managing Internet resources went wrong Friday, disrupting a small percentage of Internet traffic...The damage could have been far worse however, and the incident shows just how fragile one of the Internet's core protocols really is, security experts say."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A botnet responsible for frequent malicious spam campaigns has been reduced to a whisper...At least for now."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The Rite Aid Scandal"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"After a brief lull, new and improved rootkits are back. The latest iteration of one well-known kit -- TDL3 -- now enables hackers to compromise 64-bit Windows more easily, according to one security researcher."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Very interesting...

"China is issuing new security restrictions that aim to curtail the use of foreign computer security technology. The rules, dubbed the Multi-Level Protection Scheme, or MLPS, come as Beijing tries to protect its fledgling technology companies by favoring them in procurement. The U.S. and European Union are pressing Beijing to scale back the plan."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A foreign intelligence agent in 2008 managed to pull off the "most significant breach of U.S. military computers" in history by using a cigarette-lighter-sized portable flash drive to infect computers used by Central Command to oversee combat activities in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a U.S. defense official."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Shockingly, while nearly half of all small and medium U.S. businesses (SMBs) have been infected by viruses or malware this year, many are still operating without an Internet safety net. Thirty-one percent are operating without anti-spam software, 23 percent have no anti-spyware and 15 percent have no firewall, according to a recent survey of 1,500 American companies by Panda Security."

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