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Students rebel against IT
Not so long ago students fought tooth and nail to get into IT courses. Now, they are shunning such studies, with massive implications for Ireland's reputation as a high-tech centre.
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Microsoft announces new security push
Microsoft has launched a new drive for secure computing, coincidentally on the same day that a critical flaw was revealed in its Outlook Express software.
October 11 in SECURITY

Bugbear proves to be menacing
The e-mail worm known as Bugbear is continuing its rampage on the Internet and some experts are calling it the most dangerous computer virus in circulation.
October 03 in SECURITY

US government unveils top IT threats
The US government has released a list of the top 20 most common IT security vulnerabilities in a bid to protect against opportunistic computer attackers.
October 03 in SECURITY

Malicious computer attacks on the rise
The number of malicious hacking attempts made this month is higher than the numbers recorded in any previous month, according to security specialists Mi2g.
September 27 in SECURITY

Slapper infects victims in 100 countries
The Slapper Linux worm is the name of a new bug that is circulating on the Internet, reportedly attacking servers in over 100 countries around the globe.
September 16 in SECURITY

Experts warn over September 11 worm
A worm that looks to exploit the commemoration of the September 11 terrorist attacks has been discovered, but experts expect the bug to have little impact.
September 11 in SECURITY

D-Day arrives for Klez.E
Klez.E, one of the variations of the nasty Klez family of computer worms, is set to detonate on Friday, but security experts are mixed on damage predictions.
September 06 in SECURITY

Web and e-mail abuse by workers thrives
E-mail and Internet abuse pose bigger problems to employers than dishonesty, violence and health and safety breaches combined, claims a new survey.
September 03 in SECURITY

Firms 'pick-n-mix' anti-virus products
Most corporations prefer to deploy anti-virus software on their e-mail server, but increasingly firms are placing products at multiple points on their network.
August 30 in SECURITY

Security flaws in Office are exposed
Microsoft has said that newly discovered flaws in its Office software products could put users at risk of serious computer attacks.
August 23 in SECURITY

Another worm spreads through KaZaA
Virus watchers have discovered the latest in a line of viruses targeted at file-sharing networks.
August 23 in SECURITY

Computer virus threats on the decline
Many security analysts agree that there has been an apparent fall in virus attacks in 2002, but they still warn potential victims to keep their guard up.
August 13 in SECURITY

Morpheus inks deal with McAfee.com
The firm behind the popular Morpheus file-sharing network has selected McAfee.com as its preferred security partner.
August 08 in SECURITY

Irish Honeynet attracts Trojan Horses
An Irish decoy computer network set-up to study would-be cyber attackers was hit over 350 times in June with many of the attacks being Trojan Horses.
August 07 in SECURITY

Multiple virus scanning needed, says GFI
No single anti-virus product catches a comprehensive range of e-mail viruses and malware within a variety of compressed and uncompressed file formats.
August 02 in SECURITY

Attacks on Linux systems increase
Successful attacks against Linux-based servers are increasing, says a new report, in part because of a lack of knowledge among some administrators.
July 16 in SECURITY

New breed of cybersquatters emerges
Though cybersquatting has slowed somewhat as a means to capitalise on strong brands, Zerflow claims new types of cybersquatters have more malicious intentions.
July 10 in SECURITY

Users demand truth about software flaws
End-users want full disclosure of security vulnerabilities, says a survey by Hurwitz Group, demonstrating frustration about responsiveness to security issues.
July 09 in SECURITY

Hacker magazine withdraws DVD appeal
Hacker magazine 2600 is to drop its appeal to the Supreme Court after concluding it had little chance of establishing its right to post links to the DeCSS utility.
July 04 in SECURITY

Tech pros worry about US cyber-attacks
IT professionals believe the United States will be subjected to a major cyber-attack within the next 12 months, according to a new survey by the BSA.
June 28 in SECURITY



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