Identity theft on the rise – take greater care

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans OUR love of online shopping and social media is making Australians unwitting pawns in the global fraud marketplace. That’s just one of the findings of recent research by credit analysts Veda in time for National Identity Fraud Awareness Week, which runs…

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APCO backs FCC move toward greater wireless transparency

Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response APCO, the public safety communications association, issued a press statement on September 26 supporting the Federal Communications Commission’s recent moves to expand transparency when a disaster strikes the wireless communications infrastructure. Read More…. View full post on The Cyber Wars

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Android security threats greater than Apple’s

NEW YORK — In the era of the personal computer, Apple’s machines were often less vulnerable to security threats than the alternatives. That may also be the case with the rise of smartphones. Google’s Android operating system for mobile devices has had an almost sixfold increase in threats such as…

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Need for greater cyber security

Need for greater cyber securityBy Lynda Hong | Posted: 10 November 2011 2252 hrs             SINGAPORE: US-based Palo Alto Networks recently uncovered 700 unique malicious software samples, highlighting the need for greater cyber security. More than half of the samples cannot be dealt with by…

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