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Google launches 3D graphics driver project for Chrome

Google has launched a new project for Chrome that will let the browser run a wider range of 3D graphics content without downloading additional drivers.

Malware infected memory cards of 3,000 Vodafone mobiles

Malware-tainted memory cards may have ended up on as many as 3,000 HTC Magic phones, a greater number than first suspected, Vodafone said Friday.

Facebook users targeted in massive spam run

Facebook's 400 million users have been targeted by a spam run that could infect their computers with malicious software designed to steals passwords and other data, according to security researchers at McAfee.

Law enforcement push for stricter domain name rules

Law enforcement officials in the U.K. and U.S. are pushing the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to put in place measures that would help reduce abuse of the domain name system.

Law enforcement push for stricter domain name rules

Law enforcement officials in the U.K. and U.S. are pushing the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to put in place measures that would help reduce abuse of the domain name system.

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.