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Microsoft releases last patches of the decade
Microsoft fixes an exploitable Internet Explorer vulnerability.
Companies need to deal with social media threat
Cisco highlights security issues from the collaborative way people are now working.
Security needs to be a part of innovation
Getting security officers more involved could deliver major benefits for companies.
Botnets to get more intelligent in 2010
Criminals behind the huge amounts of spam are learning lessons in how to run their systems.
Amazon denies plans to open high street stores
There is no chance of seeing Amazon stores on the high street, according to the company.
Researchers break into Windows encryption feature
With effort, hackers are able to break into an encryption feature available on newer versions of Windows.
Google fears government internet snooping
Google fears that the Digital Economy Bill could give the government the right to spy on UK internet users.
Shoppers look to spend big on Cyber Monday
Amazon and John Lewis get excited about what could be the biggest online Christmas shopping period to date.
Retailers geared up for ‘Mega Monday’
Online retailers need to deal with a spike in traffic volume, with any website failure resulting in loss of sales.
Adobe software hit again by hackers
A zero-day exploit appears to have hit drawing tool Adobe Illustrator.
IE flaw fixed for Microsoft’s last patches of 2009
Next week sees a Microsoft security patch roll-out for Christmas.
Met Police takes down Xmas scam websites
The PCeU and Nominet teamed up for ‘Operation Papworth’ to make online shopping safer.
Businesses warned on mobile call hacking
Forget losing USB sticks or laptops, you may soon have to watch what you say on the phone.
New code makes Windows 7 vulnerable to hackers
Hackers will target new features in Windows 7 that are not present in Vista or XP, according to security researchers.
Irish websites are safest in Europe
Research into malicious threats and websites reveal that those from Ireland are the safest.
BlackBerrys at risk from malicious PDFs
The bad guys have found a way to attach malicious PDFs to emails that can take over your BlackBerry.
Mobile web surge for Argos on Black Friday
Although a US shopping event, there was a large surge in mobile web traffic to British retailer Argos during Black Friday.
Capital markets finding joy with open source tech
JP Morgan is one of the financial companies investing big in open source technology.
IT brings together Everton and Liverpool FC
Everton’s recent IT security deal illustrates the close-knit community of the tech heads behind the Premier League clubs.
Partnership secures Twitter spam threats
Partnerships are key to ensure users to feel safe when clicking on shortened links in micro blogging service Twitter.
Microsoft denies 'black screen' accusations
UPDATED: Microsoft's latest round of patches weren't responsible for the 'black screen of death', with the accusing company making a humbling apology.
Warning over ‘James Bond’ mobile spying devices
Software is available you can install and use to track everything that is going on with a mobile phone.
Should Adobe auto-update Flash and PDF Reader?
This year has seen Adobe plugin exploits hit the headlines. Is it time that the company automatically updates its software?
Christmas shoppers still worried about online threats
E-retailers will lose out on potential profits because of fears shoppers still have about online shopping.
The iPhone worm author gets job as developer
As a reward for releasing a worm for the iPhone, the creator gets a job as an app developer.
Scotland Yard police pinched by Microsoft
Police fighting e-crime have a hard enough time, but now they are losing experts to better paying tech companies.
Security firms cannot protect the iPhone from threats
Recent incidents have put the iPhone's security in focus, but firms will not be able to develop anti-virus because of the nature of the system.
IT deal paves way for Tesco high street banks
We could soon be seeing Tesco banks on the high street, and a new deal with a financial IT provider is supplying the foundation.
Could Android be the next target for worm attacks?
Jail-broken iPhones have already been targeted, but what does this mean for Android, which has a more open OS?
Malicious worm turns iPhones into zombies
Jail-broken iPhones are targeted in an attack which could make them part of a botnet.
New exploit targets Internet Explorer zero-day flaw
If you haven't upgraded to the latest version of Internet Explorer, you may soon be under attack.
Mozilla reliant on Google for cash
Much of the money Mozilla makes in profit comes from a Google search deal.
Security holding companies back from the cloud
Businesses realise the benefits of cloud computing, but many are unsure of it over privacy and security concerns.
Twitter confirms it will have paid-for business accounts
The microblogging service may finally make money – but it's mobile where Twitter is looking for growth.