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VoIP wiretapping widespread, warns Scanit

Security specialist Scanit says web phone installations in corporate environments have little or no protection against VoIP wiretapping...

Black gold: On the Coltan trail

The manufacturers’ material of choice for mobile phones and consoles is killing the countries it's being plundered from…

Sky HD gives viewers the boot

Sky’s HD service - due to launch on 22 May, with a package of high-definition channels – will be unavailable to most World Cup fans...

Nintendo Revolution to have VR headset

While Microsoft's Xbox 360 steals a march over Sony's delayed PS3, Nintendo is set to gain universal attention with a revolutionary announcement...

On the cult of Sega Football Manager 2006

To many it represents little more than a colourful Excel spreadsheet, but to fans of Sega's new football management game, it is an all-encompassing lifestyle...

The kids aren't alright, they're wrecking the web!

Forget viruses, 419 email fraudsters and server meltdowns. The biggest potential threat to your online security could come from the growing menace of 'click' kiddies, a leading security firm warns...

IT security: Are you prepared for war?

Attacks are becoming more sophisticated and no matter what size your business is, sooner or later you're likely to get hacked. But take heed from an expert, and minimise the risks…

Airport security is under siege, says Scanit

Sometimes security dangers aren’t as clandestine as you may think. One of the most serious threats to your firm’s security could be sitting next to you… in the airport departure lounge...

Murdoch acquires web phenomenon Myspace

When new media meets old: Rupert Murdoch adds the blog site myspace.com to his media empire after buying up its parent company, Intermix...

IE was ‘unsafe’ for 98% of 2004, Mozilla safest

Global security consultancy ScanIT shows Microsoft's Internet Explorer was "unsafe" for 98% of 2004, while rival browser Mozilla was "unsafe" for only 15%…

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