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Let's face it. Software has holes. And hackers love to exploit them. New vulnerabilities appear almost daily. If you have software - we all do - you need to keep tabs on the latest vulnerabilities.

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NAB developing PlayBook-specific apps

The National Australia Bank (NAB) has revealed that it is currently building apps specifically for Research In Motion (RIM)'s new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, while voicing ongoing concerns over the security of Android-based banking.

June 2, 2011 by Luke Hopewell

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Smartphones: the perfect bugging device

Security experts at the AusCERT 2011 Conference in Queensland this week warned that serious attacks on mobile phones are expected before the end of this year, and that those attacks will involve tracking users, not just stealing their money.

May 19, 2011 by Munir Kotadia

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The Future Of... Credit Cards

They're a modern-day must. Anyone who's ever forgotten their credit card at home or worse, lost it, knows exactly how crucial that piece of plastic truly is. With rampant fraud and ID theft though, most cardholders are equally aware of the risks. But what if the account number on your card disappeared when not in use? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explores payment innovations from Dynamics, Square and Bling Nation.

February 9, 2011

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Aus internet safe from kill switch: Conroy

Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.

February 2, 2011 by Renai LeMay

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