Experts warn of hacking 'cold war'

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Government groups around the world are becoming increasingly involved in efforts to launch and defend against web-based attacks, security experts warn. A new report from McAfee, conducted in association with several law enforcement and security...

Experts warn of satnav hacking

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Security experts are warning that mischievous hackers could send bogus signals to satellite navigation systems via the radio. The problem centres on the Radio Data System, which allows FM broadcasters to include data in radio...

UK Police Warn Retailers of PS3 Launch Dangers

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Demand for Sony's new console is cooling throughout North America and Japan, but European gamers appear to be eager to land the newest PlayStation (priced at £425 or €599) on March 23. Unlike the past...

State AGs to warn file-sharing companies

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A group of state attorney generals are preparing a letter warning file-sharing companies that they could be targets of legal action if they don't take stronger action on privacy and intellectual property violations. ...

Feds warn against Microsoft's browser

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In a surprise announcement today the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) issued a note saying that users shouldn't use Internet Explorer. Sounds to me like they got tired of all the security problems...

New Zone Alarm to warn of viruses

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Security software maker Zone Labs updated its desktop firewall on Monday, adding new features that aim to put the kibosh on viruses, the company said. The antivirus features will be offered in...

Experts Warn of Microsoft 'Monoculture'

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Dan Geer lost his job, but gained his audience. The very idea that got the computer security expert fired has sparked serious debate in information technology. The idea, borrowed from biology, is that Microsoft...

CERT, Adobe Warn of Flaw in PDF File Readers

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Nearly a week after information on the problem was leaked on the Internet, Adobe Systems Inc. and CERT on Wednesday put out statements warning of a vulnerability in several software packages used to read Adobe...

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