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Thursday, 19 November 2009 08:51

Beware the new moon, cybercrims are on the prowl

Security software company, PC Tools, says it has identified a new way cyber criminals are trying to prey on the fans of the Twilight series with anticipation of the upcoming “New Moon” movie, which comes out tomorrow, reaching a fever pitch. 

Published in Security
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has hit two companies and a number of individuals with massive fines for luring unsuspecting customers of dating sites into expensive SMS sex chats with bogus persons. The penalty, handed down in the Federal Court of Brisbane, sounds a warning to spammers looking to cash in on the growing popularity of mobile phone chat services.

Published in Strategy
Concerns about Internet security in Australia are growing rapidly, to the point that the majority of Australians now say they are happy for a wider deployment of biometric technology and to use their fingerprint to prove their identity.

Published in Security




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