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Lost smartphones mined by finders: Symantec

Lost smartphones are likely to be mined for valuable information by strangers who find them, according to the results of a sting operation conducted by computer security firm Symantec.

Mar 12, 2012
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The trustworthy cloud

Not a week goes by without reports on security gaps, data theft or hacker attacks. Both businesses and private users are becoming increasingly uneasy. However, when it comes to technologies like cloud computing, trust and ...

Mar 07, 2012
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Hacker thieves targeted Anonymous allies: Symantec

Anonymous on Monday gave mixed reactions to a US computer security firm's report that backers of the notorious hacker group were suckered into downloading software that steals online banking information.

Mar 05, 2012
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Head for the clouds, feet firmly on the ground

Computer engineers in the US writing in the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems have reviewed the research literature to get a clear picture of cloud computing, its adoption, use and th ...

Mar 05, 2012
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San Fran college's computer network compromised

(AP) -- The computer networks of a San Francisco community college have been infected with software viruses that illegally transmitted personal data from students and employees overseas, school officials said Friday.

Jan 14, 2012
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Anonymous releases more Stratfor data

Online "hacktivist" group Anonymous has released a trove of email addresses and credit card numbers stolen from the website of intelligence analysis firm Stratfor and promised further attacks.

Dec 30, 2011
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Theft of data on 4M patients part of wider problem

The theft of a computer containing information on more than 4 million patients of a major Northern California health care provider may be among the largest breaches of health care data in recent years, but it's far from ...

Nov 18, 2011
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