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Security experts from anti-virus vendor Symantec have identified the first Trojan that targets Sony Playstation Portable systems.
Last month saw an increase in spammers using legitimate websites as jump off points to avoid anti-spam defences. According to a new report, spammers put…
Monday, 10 October 2005 10:00

New virus on the loose

A new variant on the Sober mass-mailing worm was detected late last week by the security vendor Clearswift.  The best protection remains to block all…
Friday, 07 October 2005 10:00

Photo phishing scammers hit Yahoo!

There's a new trick in online phishing, and this time it uses Yahoo! Photos as the bait. Imitating the Yahoo! Photos site almost exactly, it…
Thursday, 29 September 2005 10:00

Multiple passwords creating security risks

A new survey indicates that having to maintain multiple passwords at work has the potential of compromising the security of organisations due to user frustration.
Tuesday, 27 September 2005 10:00

80% of net phishing victims take easy bait

The vast majority of victims of internet phishing scams fall prey to very simple lures rather than complex hard to identify schemes, according to a…
Monday, 26 September 2005 10:00

Mobile malware jumps species

Researchers have discovered what they claim is the first fully functioning mobile threat that can spead to Windows PCs.
Monday, 26 September 2005 10:00

LAS sets up Australian office in Canberra

US-based name matching software developer, Language Analysis Systems (LAS), has set up an Australian office in Canberra, to capture a share of the immigration security…
Information security investments (manpower and financial) are spiralling upward, with over half of large Australian enterprises saying costs have increased by at least 50% from…
Thursday, 22 September 2005 10:00

Blue Reef gets $1m for US assault

Early stage advisory company, BSI has assisted in raising capital for network security developer Blue Reef to fund a $1m project covering Blue Reef's entry…