Network software

  • October 08, 2009 08 Oct'09

    Pirates steal software worth £1bn via P2P networks

    Software pirates illegally shared $1bn worth of software on BitTorrent P2P networks in the first half of 2009, says the Business Software Alliance (BSA).

  • September 29, 2009 29 Sep'09

    Cybersecurity experts agree to share attack forensics

    Cybersecurity experts will soon be able to exchange information on network attack forensics and vulnerabilities using a standard vocabulary and message...

  • September 28, 2009 28 Sep'09

    Government covers up Valuation Office security failures

    The government has restricted circulation of an auditor's report into information security failures at the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), the body that assesses property values for tax purposes.

  • September 15, 2009 15 Sep'09

    Printers at risk of Conficker worm

    IT security professionals should consider all devices connected to the network when assessing risk. For example, some printers run Windows-based operating systems (to contact suppliers when cartridges run low), even though they are not classified as...

  • September 15, 2009 15 Sep'09

    Avaya to retain 60% of Nortel enterprise staff

    Avaya has committed to keeping 60% of the North American employees of Nortel Networks' enterprise business.

  • September 14, 2009 14 Sep'09

    Bank ATM theft rises 150%

    Theft from European automatic teller machines rose almost 150% last year to reach €500m, says a report from the European Network and Information Security...

  • September 09, 2009 09 Sep'09

    The Ten Commandments for web 2.0

    Security supplier Websense has published the 10 commandments for businesses to adhere to if they are to get the best out of web 2.0 technologies. Survey...

  • September 07, 2009 07 Sep'09

    Millions of web users at risk from weak passwords

    Over 18 million UK internet users are at risk of fraud because they use the same password for their online banking, shopping and social networking account, research has revealed.

  • August 24, 2009 24 Aug'09

    TJMaxx hacker linked to Citibank hack

    The gang responsible for record identity thefts may also have been responsible for hacking an outsourced Citibank ATM network.


  • August 18, 2009 18 Aug'09

    Social networks top target for hackers

    A fifth of online attacks have targeted social networking sites in 2009, according to a new security report.