Profile of George V. Hulme
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An award winning writer and journalist, for more than 20 years George Hulme has written about business, technology, and IT security topics. He currently freelances for a wide range of publications, and is security blogger at InformationWeek.com.
Articles by George V. Hulme
posted in June 2004
Malicious Web sites can use the flaw to spoof content from a trusted Web site.
The Conference Board's consumer confidence index rose much more than expected in June, sending stocks higher as investors await Wednesday's Fed meeting.
Hacked Web sites are infecting PCs with Trojan horses and keystroke loggers
A major Internet attack that installs hacker tools on users' systems is subsiding, security experts say. But more copycat attacks are possible in the days ahead.
Security experts say Russian hackers are using a sophisticated attack to compromise major E-commerce Web sites, which then infect visitors with hacker tools designed to steal passwords and financial data, and possibly spew spam.
According to the Taipei Times, a cabinet minister says government officials believe Chinese hackers have tapped into databases belonging to the Democratic Progressive Party and stolen classified information.
Federal authorities are investigating the attack, which focused on Akamai's Domain Name Service, resulting in delays as users tried to access the sites.
The markets perked up after the core Consumer Price Index fell within expectations and Fed chairman Alan Greenspan said inflation isn't a short-term threat.
Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky Labs says the worm, named Cabir, infects mobile phones running the Symbian operating system.
Blue chips rose on news that oil prices could fall. But tech stocks slipped ahead of Intel's quarterly forecast later this week.
Tech stocks proved the day's overall losers. Our InformationWeek 100 fell half a point.