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Governments urged to do more to combat cybercrime

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Sep 23, 2004

The Council of Europe's 2001 Cybercrime Convention has been signed by 30 countries, but is only law in eight of these.

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Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Sep 22, 2004

VB regrets that an error slipped through the editorial net in the August 2004 Netware comparative review.

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Increase in infections for chinese

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Sep 21, 2004

87.9% Thats the number of malware infected computer users in China, according to their Minister of Public Security.

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The bounty hunters are here

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Sep 20, 2004

US Federal Trade Commission says the US government must be generous with its rewards if it decides to encourage 'bounty hunters' to track down email spammers

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Symantec Buys Again

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Sep 20, 2004

The AV company that never seems to stop buying, reveals its latest purchase.

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Phish it yourself

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 31, 2004

Do-it-yourself phishing kits are available free of charge to anyone surfing the Internet.

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Virginian law is constitutional

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 27, 2004

US judge rules Virginia’s anti-spam law is constitutional.

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Chinese internet firm suspended

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 26, 2004

One-year suspension issued to mobile phone picture services supplier as punishment for carrying out unsolicited marketing.

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Security of hash functions called into question

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 23, 2004

The encryption field was thrown into a frenzy at the end of last month when the security of hash functions MD5, SHA-0 and SHA-1 was called into question.

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Verizon sues SMS spammers

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 18, 2004

Despite there currently being no US laws regarding SMS spam.

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