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Bits: The New Hacker Economics

Bits: The New Hacker Economics: “Company e-mail, business documents and personal health information are the new targets of choice for illegal hackers, according to a maker of Web security software and appliances. “ (Via NYT…


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Stormy and ASACP go to Washington

Stormy and ASACP go to Washington: “The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) will kick off National Internet Safety Month with a press conference in Washington aimed at highlighting recent efforts by the adult…




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FSA warns firms to improve data security

Financial Service Authority warned firms to improve data security: “Banks, building societies, insurance companies and financial advisers need to do more to prevent their customers falling victim to identity fraud, the Financial Services Authority has…



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UK consumers lose £6.6 billion

UK consumers lose £6.6 billion: “British consumers are being cheated out of £6.6 billion a year by unfair treatment from business, with telecommunications and personal banking topping the list of problem areas, the Office of…