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Europe extends antiterrorist data-sharing deal with US

Europe's Council of Ministers extended a controversial program on Monday that hands over information on international financial transactions to the U.S. for antiterrorism purposes.

Written by Jeremy Kirk01 Dec. 09 04:09

Godfather of Spam sentenced to four years in prison

One of the most notorious U.S.-based spammers was sentenced to more than four years in jail on Monday for a scheme that used spam to manipulate stock prices in order to make a profit.

Written by Jeremy Kirk30 Nov. 09 12:10

'Godfather of Spam' sentenced to four years in prison

One of the most notorious U.S.-based spammers was sentenced to more than four years in jail on Monday for a scheme that used spam to manipulate stock prices in order to make a profit.

Written by Jeremy Kirk25 Nov. 09 08:10

Facebook worm spreads with a lurid lure

Some Facebook users have been infected with a worm after clicking on an image of a scantily clad woman, which then redirects the victims to a pornography site, according to security researchers.

Written by Jeremy Kirk25 Nov. 09 08:24

UK hails first cybercrime cooperation with banks

U.K. police are hailing the sentencing of four people who used a sophisticated Trojan horse program to siphon money out of online bank accounts and send it to Eastern European countries and Russia.

Written by Jeremy Kirk17 Nov. 09 07:44

Microsoft makes case for upgrade to Exchange 2010

Microsoft is emphasizing the potentially money-saving features of Exchange 2010, the latest revamp of its e-mail application officially released Monday at its TechEd European customer conference in Berlin.

Written by Jeremy Kirk10 Nov. 09 08:13

Microsoft releases security guidelines for Agile

Microsoft will release on Tuesday guidelines for developers building online applications and for those utilizing the Agile code-development process.

Written by Jeremy Kirk10 Nov. 09 09:03

Microsoft makes case for upgrade to Exchange 2010

Microsoft is emphasizing the potentially money-saving features of Exchange 2010, the latest revamp of its e-mail application officially released Monday at its TechEd European customer conference in Berlin.

Written by Jeremy Kirk10 Nov. 09 00:22

UK to push for law to retain all communications data

The U.K. government said Monday it plans to push for a law requiring service providers such as ISPs to retain data about instant messages, e-mail and other electronic communications.

Written by Jeremy Kirk10 Nov. 09 07:51

Gumblar malware's home domain is active again

ScanSafe researchers are seeing renewed activity regarding Gumblar, a multifunctional piece of malware that spreads by attacking PCs visiting hacked Web pages.

Written by Jeremy Kirk09 Nov. 09 10:40
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