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Facebook Timeline: Most don’t want it

facebook Facebook is all set to flick the switch on the new Timeline feature, making its introduction compulsory across its vast user base. The Timeline provides a chronological account of status updates,.. more
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Duqu infections found in Iran

malware Iran say that they have the Duqu trojan under control, after it was found to have infected computers within the country. Officials claim to have found a way to control the.. more
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LinkedIn causes privacy storm with new social adverts

LinkedIn_Logo LinkedIn has come under fire from several security firms after the business-oriented social network rolled out a new advert scheme. The network called it an exciting new advertising platform which delivers.. more
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Phishers strike Google Adwords, Sophos warns

A carefully planned phishing attack may have fooled a number of customers of Google Adwords, warns security expert Sophos. Scammers have sent out a significant number of dummy emails around the world in an attempt to steal the details of Google customers. The phish sends.. more
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UK Cyber Security Challenge 2011 now open

Fancy yourself as a bit of a cyber-security whizz? Well, the doors to this year’s Cyber Security Challenge UK are now open, and you can sign up to test your mettle at the website here. In fact the competition was opened up yesterday, when apparently.. more
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Anonymous hits security firm HBGary Federal

The latest victim of cyber-activists Anonymous is a security outfit called HBGary Federal. Currently, the FBI is investigating Operation Payback, the attacks by Anonymous on finance companies such as PayPal and Visa (prompted by their treatment of WikiLeaks). And HBGary Federal had been working to.. more
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Exactly when did Lush know about security breach?

You may recall yesterday that we reported on the security breach at the Lush cosmetics website. The firm has taken its main site down, replaced by a message stating that it has been hacked, and the hackers are still attempting to access the web page... more
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Sophos points to social networking threats

Security firm Sophos has released its annual Security Threat Report, detailing what happened in the world of malware and phishing in 2010. One of the most interesting discoveries is the continual increase in scams targeted at social networks, a pretty inevitable upsurge given the huge.. more
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Facebook rethinks new contact details policy for app devs

Last Friday, Facebook implemented a change to its system whereby application developers could request access to a user’s contact details. When you download a third-party app, you’re probably familiar with the box that pops up asking for permission to access basic information such as your.. more
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Tuesday NewsBytes: Sophos releases free anti-virus for Mac; Creative unveils ZiiO tablets; ICO won’t be pushed over Google

Sophos has released the Anti-Virus Home Edition for Mac, a free program to help Mac users combat malware. The company states that while there is far more malware aimed at Windows, Mac OS X is slowly growing its market share, and is showing up on.. more
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