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Pharming – a new technique for Internet fraud

March 7th, 2005
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Hackers appear to have an increasing interest in reaping financial reward from their actions and creations. If until now, phishing – using emails to lure users into entering data into spoofed online banking websites – was one of the most widespread fraud techniques, ´pharming´ now poses an even greater threat.
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it observer – mcafee, inc. offers unparalleled customer service and support to companies evaluating intrusion prevention technolog

March 7th, 2005
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– Worldwide IPS Market Leader Provides 60 Days of Proactive Support to Ensure Accurate Evaluation, Testing, Installation and Deployment of McAfee IntruShield Solutions
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News, Releases

Skype offers free WiFi calls at hotspots

March 4th, 2005
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Skype, the leading provider of internet phone calls, and Broadreach Networks, announced a partnership offering free calls over Wi-Fi from handheld devices at 350 locations across the UK.
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it observer – syngress announces “black hat physical device security: exploiting hardware and software” by black hat, inc

March 4th, 2005
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Rockland, MA March 4, 2005 — Syngress Publishing, Inc., today announced the publication of “Black Hat Physical Device Security: Exploiting Hardware and Software” (ISBN: 1-932266-81-X). Black Hat, Inc. is the premier, worldwide provider of security training, consulting, and conferences. In this book, the Black Hat experts show readers the types of attacks that can be done to physical devices such as motion detectors, video monitoring and closed circuit systems, authentication systems, thumbprint and voice print devices, retina scans, and more.
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Releases

FireFox: Security Flaw Fixed

March 3rd, 2005
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Mozilla Foundation has decided to issue the first security update to its Firefox 1.0 Internet browser only eleven weeks after the initial release.
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Microsoft Wins Patent Infringement Appeal

March 3rd, 2005
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A federal appeals court has overturned yesterday the previous ruling in the Eolas-Microsoft patent infringement case given by a district court in 2003.
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