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Police raid Sydney piracy ring in Australia's largest bust

In what could be the largest piracy bust to date in Australia, NSW Police this morning seized an estimated 1 million DVDs and CDs in Sydney. The raids took place when police executed search warrants on four properties in Camden and one in the Green V...

New Windows worm builds massive botnet

The worm exploiting a critical Windows bug that Microsoft patched with an emergency fix in late October is being used to build a new botnet, a security researcher said Monday.

Experts douse Sinowal Trojan hype

Security experts have poured cold water on media reports that claim some 20,000 Australian bank accounts have been compromised by the Sinowal Trojan.

Microsoft warns of malware exploiting known vulnerability

<a href="http://www.microsoftsubnet.com/">Microsoft</a> is warning users of a rise in attacks on a vulnerability in Windows that could trigger a worm infestation on networks, and the company is encouraging companies to apply an emergency patch releas...

Microsoft warns of new Windows attacks

Security researchers at Microsoft Tuesday warned of a significant climb in exploits of a Windows bug it patched with an emergency fix last month, confirming earlier reports by Symantec.

Facebook wins $1.3 billion spam suit

Facebook won a US$873 million (AUD$1.3 billion) judgment in a case against a spammer in one of the largest awards yet for a suit filed under the CAN-SPAM Act.

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This smart laptop was enjoyable to use and great to work on – creating content was super simple.

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MSI GT76

It really doesn’t get more “gaming laptop” than this.

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