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October 2006

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Stratio worm on the rise

    Variants of the Stratio worm, also known as Stration or Warezov, entered the top 10 malware threats for the first time in October, security experts have revealed.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Study reveals inaccuracies in NHS data

    NHS data on patients’ hospital treatments is not accurate enough to be used in monitoring individual doctors’ performance, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has warned.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Hyperion enhances financial platform

    Hyperion has announced enhancements in its forthcoming System 9 Release 9.3, aimed at helping businesses better align their processes with their objectives.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    CA enhances network health software

    CA has released version 6.0 of its eHealth network performance management software

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Centralised identity management boosts bank efficiency

    Allied Irish Bank (AIB) has implemented Novell’s identity management to provide consistent identity data across connected systems and support setting up new users and access to applications.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Seagate ‘encases’ hard drive security

    Seagate Technology has launched a new security platform to protect data on hard disc drives.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Microsoft Office anti-piracy check is now mandatory

    Microsoft has made its Office Genuine Advantage anti-piracy scheme mandatory, six months after it was introduced as an optional pilot.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Exploit could disable Windows firewall

    Security experts have warned of a denial of service exploit that could allow hackers to disable the firewall on some versions of Windows.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Schneider Electric acquires APC

    French company Schneider Electric is to acquire American Power Conversion (APC), a US manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply systems, for £2.9bn.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    40 years of Computer Weekly

    To celebrate our 40th anniversary year, since May Computer Weekly has published a series of special features and other special sections in the magazine.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    BT to hire 400 apprentices for broadband

    BT is going to hire more than 400 apprentices early next year for its Openreach broadband delivery business.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Axe falls on hundreds of IT jobs at ABN Amro

    Holland’s biggest bank, ABN Amro is set to shed hundreds of IT jobs in a bid to rationalise its organisation and improve efficiency.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    IT greats: Chips with everything

    Hardware top 10

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Encryption: Mobile devices an after thought

    Experts and IT executives agree that encryption is the best way to protect data on mobile devices. But too few companies are actually deploying this critical technology.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Altiris enhances Deployment Solution

    Altiris, a provider of service-oriented management solutions, has launched version 6.8 of its Deployment Solution, with new enhancements designed to reduce the time and cost of deploying and managing IT infrastructures.