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Content by Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn
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posted in October 2004

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Search Vs. Security
News  |  10/22/2004
Google tool indexes hard drives; could raise security issues
Assessing The Security Threat Of Google's Desktop Search
News  |  10/21/2004
There is some confusion about threats posed by the new search tool. Google says common sense is enough of a patch.
Break-In At Berkeley May Have Compromised Data Of 1.4 Million Californians
News  |  10/20/2004
State officials say it's not clear if names and Social Security numbers were accessed or stolen but urge individuals to take precautions against identity theft.
Dell Believes Education Is Best Way To Fight Spyware
News  |  10/20/2004
The computer maker and a nonprofit organization have launched a project to teach people about spyware and how to avoid it.
Industrial Controls Susceptible To Attacks
News  |  10/14/2004
Once protected by proprietary technology, industrial controls face increased security threats, a report says.
FTC Sues Alleged Spyware Distributor
News  |  10/12/2004
FTC alleges that Sanford Wallace distributed spyware that created pop-up ads on victims' computers in order to sell his company's anti-spyware software.
California Privacy Law Targets Data Sharing
News  |  10/7/2004
The legislation, which takes effect Jan. 1, requires businesses to tell consumers what companies they share data with or provide an opt-out option.
A Digital Rebuke For Bad E-Mail
Features  |  10/7/2004
Entrust's server-side software scans outgoing messages that may run afoul of company policy or the law; Banking and health care are target markets.
U.S. Supreme Court Backs Do Not Call Registry
News  |  10/4/2004
In upholding a lower court's ruling, the Supreme Court rejected arguments that the Do Not Call list violates telemarketers' First Amendment rights.
Entrust Debuts E-Mail-Monitoring Tool
News  |  10/1/2004
Concerned about spam? Maybe you should be worried about the E-mail your own employees are sending.
E-Mail Appliance Catches Viruses Fast
Features  |  10/1/2004
IronPort says tool can quarantine viruses in minutes, faster than other vendors' filters

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