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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"At the CanSecWest security conference, researchers from Core Security Technologies, an Argentine IT security firm, have presented a scenario in which a rootkit writes its code into a PC's flash memory chip, which normally contains the machines BIOS. Anchored deeply in the system like this, a rootkit will survive even reformatting or swapping the hard disk drive and most virus scanners have difficulty checking BIOS code."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Radiology Technical Committee has released new supplements to the IHE Radiology Technical Framework, which define specific implementations of established standards to achieve effective systems integration and facilitate appropriate sharing of medical information."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Fourth-generation knockdown! Sprint Nextel and Clearwire have set their cities and plans for a full-fledged WiMax rollout. Can LTE come fast enough and offer enough to compete? It'll be faster, but LTE carriers may have to cough up better deals if WiMax has its foothold."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Vundo malware now encrypts users' files and then charges a fee to decrypt them"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate would mandate that the NTIA and FCC get together to track precisely what parts of the wireless spectrum are in use, both by licensed and unlicensed devices."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"VoIP vulnerabilities, for a time, were a nuisance that threatened to make VoIP and VoIP devices unusable or plague them with poor call quality, but a recent discovery found that certain types of VoIP attacks can be used to get into the data network and steal information."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Legislation introduced on Wednesday would expand telework opportunities for federal employees."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The networking company has released its twice-yearly IOS patches, posting eight updates"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"According to the survey, many mobile devices now have the capacity to store as much as 10,000 documents, 11,000 pictures, 500,000 contact details, or 1.1 million emails, making them an obvious target for identity theft criminals and hackers who can steal this information and assume the identity of the user both in their personal or business life."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Survey shows that fraud committed by managers, employees, and customers tripled last year compared to 2007"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The best way to keep your PC safe from exploits is to make sure your software is updated with the latest patches. Many software applications will do this automatically. You should also make sure you only have programs you actually use installed on your computer. Old versions or unused programs should simply be removed."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Thomson, one of the companies that brought the world the MP3 format, is back with what it hopes will be its successor: mp3HD, a lossless, backwards-compatible MP3 file. Unfortunately, the files it produces are likely to be significantly larger than other lossless formats."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Of those software developers surveyed, 62% think the U.S. government's economic stimulus programs will have a positive impact."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Operators Hire Telecom-Gear Firms in Effort to Cut Costs"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"There's no business incentive to upgrade to IPv6, the next generation Internet protocol, according to a survey of network operators conducted by the Internet Society (ISOC)...However, survey respondents said customer demand for IPv6 is on the rise and that they are planning or deploying IPv6 because they feel it is the next major development in the evolution of the Internet."

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