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  • Netflix is being used in a new phishing scam that lures victims into calling a “tech support” line, connecting to a live human that proceeds to probe around the user’s PC and lift information, behind an elaborate cover.
  • Frequent IT system changes without documentation or audit processes can cause system downtime and security breaches from internal and external threats, while decreasing overall operational efficiency. Yet, a new survey has revealed that a majority of IT professionals have made undocumented changes to their IT systems that no one else knows about.
  • The FBI is planning a new way to track and uncover potential threats – a massive facial recognition database. According to documents obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Bureau's database will contain about 52 million biometric records by the end of the year, with plans to hold records on as many as 100 million people, or, roughly one-third of the country’s population. And that, of course, raises privacy concerns.
  • The scourge of Heartbleed, which may affect nearly two-thirds of websites, is continuing apace with data exposures at leading UK parenting site Mumsnet and the Canadian tax agency.
  • More than a year after security firm Mandiant caused a stir by publishing a report that alleged China was behind widespread and increasingly sophisticated cyber-espionage projects, it’s back again to tell us that things have gone from bad to worse.
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    By Punam Tiwari On my return home from my Cheltenham Head Office one evening, I happened upon an opinon article quite randomly lying around in the train by David Aaronovitch of The Times, titled...
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    It will not be news to anyone who has written code that the time to kill software bugs is early on in the application development lifecycle, before they can have a major impact. This is important for ...
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  • Posted by Drew Amorosi • 17 March 2014
    Nine months and counting – nine months since Edward Snowden first told the world that the US government logged the metadata of all telephone traffic. Shortly after came PRISM, involvement by the...
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    Sometimes technology areas that once seem distinct converge. Indeed, there was a time when the term convergence was used, without qualification, to refer to the coming together of IT and traditional t...
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