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posted in February 2008

Cell Phone Device Detects Deleted Data

2/26/2008
Cell phone users whose phones use SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) strips need to know that a new device that reads those strips can also retrieve deleted text messages. It's called, appropriately enough, Cell Phone Spy.

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Learn To Hack -- Ethically!

2/21/2008
Know your enemy means knowing how your enemy works. That's the philosophy behind McAfee's Foundstone Professional Services Ethical Hacking course. You, too, can learn how to find and exploit network vulnerabilities -- but only if you pledge to use the knowledge for good.

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Valentine's Virus-Mail-- Anything But Romantic

2/14/2008
Won't you be my Valentine? Won't you be my VirusTime is more like it, as a storm of malicious e-cards and messages breaks across the Net. Don't click on any unexpected e-cards or messages, however Cupid-cute -- and warn your employees not to, either.

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Google Warns Of Search Fraud Surge

2/13/2008
As search engines become the default starting point for many if not most Web activities, they're increasingly targeted by crooks. That's what Google's finding, and pretty grim findings they are.

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Malware Getting Worse: 11 Trends To Watch

2/11/2008
Half a million malwares (and then some) and counting -- that's McAfee Avert Labs' prediction for this year. That's a more than 50 percent jump over '07, and the scarier thing is that the prediction may be conservative.

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Click Fraud Continues Climb

2/1/2008
Are you paying for clicks? Then you should be aware that last year's growth in fake clicks (that advertisers still have to pay for) set a scary 15 percent pace.

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