Social networkers warned of risk

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A quarter of the 11 million Britons who use social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook may be leaving themselves open to identity fraud. Get Safe Online, a government-backed campaign group, is warning...

UK Schools warned to avoid a Microsoft deal

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The UK computer agency Becta is advising schools that are considering moving to Microsoft's School Agreement subscription not to sign licensing agreements with Microsoft because of alleged anti-competitive practices. The agency reminds schools they are...

NASA Employees Warned About Vista Security Loophole

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Computer security specialists at NASA have warned their employees of a loophole in the encryption feature BitLocker, only present in Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system. According to a document posted...

Britons Warned Over Illegal MP3 Site

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Users of bargain music download website AllOfMP3.com have been warned that they are breaking the law. The Russian-based music downloading site has gained massive popularity in the UK, offering albums for as little as...

Eudora users warned over 'reply to all' trick

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A buffer overflow vulnerability in Eudora, the popular email client, creates a mechanism for crackers to compromise targeted PCs. The problem stems from a failure to properly verify the "From:" and "Reply-To:" when users...

Wi-Fi users warned of pirates

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AT&T Broadband is warning customers to secure their Wi-Fi networks after an unusual case in which a subscriber played an unwitting role in dispatching a pirated movie over the Internet, the company's spokeswoman said. ...

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