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Trusteer rolls out malware forensic tool for banks

Security vendor Trusteer's latest product will allow banks to remotely investigate their customers' computers if it is suspected the PC has been hacked.

British Internet legislation causes rising tension

A package of legislation designed to combat copyright infringement in Britain is stirring more controversy as it moves through Parliament.

Counterfeit card fraud drops by half in the UK

Fraud losses due to counterfeit payment cards fell by half in 2009 from the year prior in the U.K., but online banking losses continued to rise, according to new banking industry figures released Wednesday.

Panda discovers malware on HTC Magic phone

A Panda Security employee discovered three malware programs on a recently purchased HTC Magic phone when it was plugged it into a Windows computer.

Password application gives wrong info to fraudsters

Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology is selling a mobile phone application that offers a unique feature over other password-storage applications.

Microsoft to spend $9.5 billion on research in 2010

Microsoft plans to spend $9.5 billion on research and development this year, which a senior executive said Thursday is more than any competitor.

Researchers develop 3D graphics capability for Firefox

A group of researchers plans to release a version of the Firefox browser that includes the built-in ability to view 3D graphics, a capability that could open the door for more interactive Web pages from developers.

SafeNet looks to secure data in the cloud

Encryption vendor SafeNet is now offering technologies that help enterprises securely store and access information held in third-party data centers.

CEBIT: Cisco develops VPN client for PCs, smartphones

Cisco Systems will soon release a VPN client for smartphones and PCs aimed at enterprise administrators who want to provide secure access to their networks and ward off malicious software.

Microsoft to plug Xing social networking into Outlook

Microsoft will install a plug-in for its Outlook 2010 e-mail application for Xing, a large professional networking site dominant in Germany, the companies said Monday.

UK registry to implement DNS security protocol

Nominet, the U.K.'s domain name registry, will begin implementing a security protocol on Monday designed to protect the DNS (Domain Name System).

IBM: Vulnerabilities fell in 2009, but other risks abound

The number of software vulnerabilities fell overall in 2009, but the number of bugs in document readers and multimedia applications increased by 50 percent, according to IBM's annual X-Force Trend and Risk Report.

VeriSign rolls out new Web site verification service

VeriSign is introducing a certification service that confirms whether a business is legitimate and that their Web site is free of malware.

UBS to deploy IBM secure banking USB device

Banking giant UBS has started deploying a device from IBM that ensures online banking transactions aren't being interfered with by hackers.

US jury convicts Nigerian on wire fraud charges

A 31-year-old Nigerian man could face up to 20 years in prison after being convicted Tuesday of charges related to running advance free fraud scams for five years, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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