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Security

First wave of MP3 spam targets unwary music fans

MP3 files posing as pop music clips show that spammers are trying new ways to lower people's guard
31 Oct 2007
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Business strategy

Microsoft's SOA catch-up draws faint praise

Project Oslo kicks off as Microsoft makes a raft of announcements to boost its stake in service-led architectures.
31 Oct 2007
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Network & Internet

Banks lose favour with IT contractors

IT contractors are losing faith in the financial services sector in favour of boom markets like construction and the public sector, says a report.
31 Oct 2007
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Network & Internet

Macabre malware makes Halloween scary

A gang of malware propagators is using Halloween to lure PC users into responding to malicious spams, warns a security firm.
31 Oct 2007
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Security

Porn images 'encouraging response to spam'

An image of a stripping woman is being used to get unwary PC users to answer spam messages.
30 Oct 2007
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Security

Enterprises 'face major threat from bot armies'

Botnet operators are turning their attentions away from just recruiting consumer PCs, and are finding new ways to infiltrate enterprises
30 Oct 2007
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Network & Internet

Doubts cast on InfiniBand as data centre saviour

With many vendors now backing InfiniBand as the best way to simplify data centre management, doubts are being raised in some quarters.
30 Oct 2007
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Network & Internet

Poor file management courts disaster, says report

New research says that many organisations are facing serious consequences from poorly filed information being passed around and used unwittingly.
30 Oct 2007
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Server & storage

Tape vs Disc - the new battle

The debate about whether tape storage can compete with a disk-only back-up solution is as hot as ever. We talk to two senior pros to find where they s…
18 Oct 2007
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Server & storage

The benefits of SAN

The first commercially available storage area network (SAN) hit the market nearly 10 years ago. But the cost of adopting a networked storage solution …
18 Oct 2007
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Investment Management

Dealing with disaster recovery

IT PRO talks to IT managers to get their views on the growing importance of disaster recovery provisions, and to find how their own recovery strategy …
20 Sep 2007
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Security

Academic claims contactless payments pose data security risk

With the number of trials of contactless payment cards groing, a leading academic security researcher has raised concerns over the level of data secur…
4 Jul 2007
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Business strategy

Anti-piracy tactics backfiring

Businesses claim that heavy-handed tactics to expose unlicensed use of software, including offering rewards and incentives to inform on offenders, wil…
4 Jul 2007
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Network & Internet

Work life balance being hurt by online surfing

Research shows that participation in leisure pursuits is being hit by the increasing use of the internet for information gathering and entertainment.
4 Jul 2007
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Mobile

The Wireless Event: WiMax players don't understand customer

Not enough players involved in the WiMax world really get where customers are coming from, according to an expert working in this technology area for…
24 May 2007
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Mobile

The Wireless Event: FMC reality still far from the vision

Fixed mobile convergence has come a long way but it still has a long journey ahead of it before the theory become reality.
24 May 2007
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Mobile

The Wireless Event: Businesses will still need in-building

Large companies will find external WiMax systems alone too expense so vendors must also offer them dedicated in-building systems to compensate, says R…
24 May 2007
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Network & Internet

IP telephony services accused of freeloading

Services such as Skype benefit from multi-million pound investments in infrastructure made by mobile operators yet make no contribution, industry figu…
4 May 2007
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Mobile

Managing Bluetooth at work: Part 2

In the second part of this feature series, we look at how you can harness Bluetooth to work for your business and identify some of the sectors where i…
3 May 2007
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Security

US spyware clampdown won't impress European governments

UK legal expert claims that efforts in the US to combat the growth of spyware are unlikely to influence European moves to tackle the problem.
3 May 2007
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Network & Internet

Drift to contracting is impacting skill levels

A move to freelance status gives short term financial gain, but reduces knowledge levels long term.
2 May 2007
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Network & Internet

Banks 'leaking secret data via poorly secured Wi-Fi

City Internet cafes are a potential mecca for corporate information spies.
2 May 2007
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Collaboration between police and businesses needed 'to stem

Organised criminals in the UK are relying on a lack of partnership between public and private sectors, says an expert.
2 May 2007
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Network & Internet

Users must guard against shoulder surfing

People are no longer looking over your shoulder just to be nosey, they could also be doing so to get a glimpse at your corporate data warns 3M.
2 May 2007
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Network & Internet

Companies "too dependent" on mobile technology

Security experts berates companies that have become hooked on their BlackBerrys and other mobile devices.
1 May 2007
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Security

Surge in password-protected malware

Experts warn of viruses travelling in password-protected zip files.
30 Apr 2007
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Security

Infosecurity Europe 2007: Only tenth of companies have

New survey finds that only nine per cent of UK companies have policies to govern use of encryption in the enterprise.
25 Apr 2007
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Security

Infosecurity Europe 2007: Security no longer wedded to IT

Security is increasingly likely to end its marriage with IT to go professional, according to research published this week.
24 Apr 2007
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Network & Internet

Infosecurity 2007: Security will be key to MiFID success

Security will be fundamental to successful MiFID implementations, but the costs incurred as a result will not be small.
24 Apr 2007
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Network & Internet

Businesses still failing to encrypt sensitive data

Sixty per cent of large businesses do not adequately secure data leaving their organisation.
30 Mar 2007
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Mobile

Mobile operators unite to simplify roaming

Collaboration between mobile phone network operator groups in Europe and Asia will help simplify cross-network roaming services and pricing.
30 Mar 2007
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Mobile

Sat nav systems at risk from hackers

In-car route-planning equipment could be the next target for hackers after researchers expose wireless data vulnerability.
29 Mar 2007
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Mobile

Wireless at the Coalface: Part 2

IT PRO talks to IT managers in the public sector about their views on current wireless technology, and their hopes for its future development.
29 Mar 2007
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Mobile

RFID open to criminal abuse

From triggering bombs to faking passports, report exposes the flaws in this emerging technology.
28 Mar 2007
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Security

ID theft up on renewed malware attacks

New phishing and malware attack strategies, coupled with increased volume has caused IT theft incidents to spike, study reveals.
28 Mar 2007