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3com offers bounty for malicious code

3Com's intrusion prevention arm TippingPoint today announced it will pay a bounty to anyone who sends it information on unannounced and previously unpublished vulnerabilities.

Bankers act to stem damage

Australian banks are struggling to contain the fallout of a serious credit card breach which exposed 40 million account holders last month.

Jpeg faces competition

Compression algorithm newcomer MatrixView is pitching its new imaging method .Muv at the Jpeg market.

Salaries rise in fight to retain staff

The 2005 Hays IT survey has found salaries are again on the rise for IT staff, with 42 percent of organizations in the survey increasing salaries for IT staff by 3 to 6 percent.

Mobile viruses yet to travel Down Under

Despite the worldwide attention given to the threat of virus infection on mobile phones little has actually happened in Australia - even the antivirus vendors are currently labelling them as 'proof of concept'.

Phishing scam targets Windows update

A phishing scam emulating the Windows Update Service hit Australia yesterday, designed to not only emulate the update page perfectly, but circumvent current antivirus, spyware and adware programs.

Patching powers up security fight

Open source applications, touted as a more secure Web browsing alternative than Internet Explorer - or at least as having fewer vulnerabilities, are about a lot more than grass roots marketing.

Scrap metal merchants push for IT recycling laws

Scrap metal merchant Sims Metal and recycling group Collex are pushing for a federally-funded computer and electronics recycling initiative in an effort to add some green credentials to Australia's IT industry and bolster their balance sheets at the ...

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