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  • Social engineering disabling targets: Mitnick

    Many cyber criminals are using social engineering to get a foot in the door and gain access to corporate and government systems, says the world’s most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick.

    Written by Byron Connolly05 May 15 14:51
  • US Treasury Web sites hacked, serving malware

    Three Web sites belonging to the US Department of the Treasury have been hacked to attack visitors with malicious software, security vendor AVG says.

    Written by Robert McMillan04 May 10 20:03
  • Broadband Internet prices fall in Asia and elsewhere

    Recession has affected economic growth but worldwide people are increasingly using information and communication technology (ICT) services, such as mobile phones and the Internet, according to a newly released report by international telecommunication union.

    Written by Anuradha Shukla26 Feb. 10 12:15
  • FBI warns of $100M cyber-threat to small business

    Cyberthieves are hacking into small- and medium-sized organizations every week and stealing millions of dollars in an ongoing scam that has moved about US$100 million out of U.S. bank accounts

    Written by Robert McMillan04 Nov. 09 17:19

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