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Wynyard Group plans Australian listing

Wynyard Group plans Australian listing

New Zealand-based investigations and intelligence software company Wynyard Group is planning to publicly dual list on the Australian Securities Exchange in a bid to enable Australian investors to participate in its growth in the region.

published March 18, 2015 by

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Telstra contradicts Brandis on data retention

Telstra contradicts Brandis on data retention

Contrary to the claims of Australia's Attorney-General George Brandis, telcos will be required to store information that they don't currently store as part of mandatory data-retention legislation, Telstra's chief information security officer Mike Burgess has said.

published March 17, 2015 by

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Kali Linux 1.0.6, hands-on

Kali Linux 1.0.6, hands-on

Exploring this Debian GNU/Linux derivative that is tightly focused on security analysis and penetration testing - and it comes with a mind-boggling array of utilities for that pupose.

published January 24, 2014 by

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Steve Jobs' one more thing: iTunes Match

At the WWDC conference in San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils iTunes Match, part of the company's new iCloud service. For a $24.99 annual fee, users can use iTunes Match to scan their music library for non-iTunes purchased songs. Apple then provides a DRM-free file of those songs for access from iCloud.

published June 6, 2011 by

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Content owners don't back AFACT: iiNet

Content providers are stepping away from the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT)'s pursuit of ISPs over copyright infringement, and are open to iiNet's piracy mediator model, according to iiNet's chief regulatory officer Steve Dalby.

published June 2, 2011 by

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SpamKiller 2.90

SpamKiller 2.90

An effective and easy-to-use tool for fighting spam, SpamKiller 2.90 is a must for anyone whose inbox is overrun by unwanted mail.

published June 17, 2002 by

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ZoneAlarm Pro 3.0

ZoneAlarm Pro 3.0

ZoneAlarm Pro 3.0 is as good as personal firewalls get. Although you'll still need an anti-virus product to completely protect your PC, we think that the extras in ZoneAlarm Pro are worth the cash -- free alternative or not.

published April 23, 2002 by

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McAfee Internet Security 4.0

McAfee Internet Security 4.0

Most people won't need the extra security tools in McAfee Internet Security 4.0. You're better off buying the standalone VirusScan 6.0, or Norton AntiVirus 2002, and downloading a free firewall such as ZoneAlarm.

published January 16, 2002 by

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Norton Internet Security 2002

Norton Internet Security 2002

We love the firewall and anti-virus combo, but if all you want is a way to keep hackers at bay, Norton Internet Security 2002 costs too much. Get it if you need anti-virus protection too; otherwise, download the free ZoneAlarm firewall.

published January 16, 2002 by

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VirusScan 6.0

VirusScan 6.0

VirusScan is not the best virus slayer on the street. Go for Norton instead and install a free firewall such as ZoneAlarm.

published January 15, 2002 by

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PGP Personal Security 7.03

PGP Personal Security 7.03

PGP Personal Security will only be effective if you understand what it's doing and make it part of an overall security scheme -- just installing and running it won't provide a miracle cure.

published July 12, 2001 by

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