January 2000

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    30% of Britons witness physical attacks on PCs

    Tina Milton Around 30 per cent of Britons have witnessed physical attacks on their personal computers, a National Opinion Poll of 350 small...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Freedom for most wanted hacker

    Matthew Thomas

    Kevin Mitnick, the world's most infamous computer hacker, has been released from prison in the US after almost five...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Security glitch takes shine off Web

    E-commerce security has been called into question after reports reveal that credit card details have been obtained by hackers

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Nirs fines threat to Andersen Consulting

    Mike Simons

    The Government is considering fining Andersen Consulting over its failure to clear a backlog in the National Insurance...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Government to auction wireless Wan licences

    Antony Savvas

    The Government is emulating its decision to auction third generation mobile phone spectrum licences by doing the same for...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    HSBC Y2K court threat

    A leading year 2000 lawyer has set up an action group to bring a legal test case against HSBC after the millennium bug disabled thousands of bank credit...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Faster datacentre recovery

    Lindsay Clark

    City datacentres will have access to faster disaster recovery back-up with the launch of a new service from Compaq....

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Suppliers work together to deliver security solutions for e-businesses

    David Bicknell

    A string of suppliers queued up at last week's keynote RSA Security conference in San Jose to convince IT and e-business...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    US-UK privacy debate rages on

    David Bicknell

    The year-long data privacy row between the US and Europe is hotting up.

    The row is over the planned compromise between...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00 aims to keep the nation healthy

    Isabel Choat

    Despite new year's resolutions to become healthier individuals, many of us will succumb to either colds or the dreaded flu in the...