Jo Best

Jo Best has been covering IT for over a decade for publications including silicon.com, Guardian Government Computing, and ZDNet in both London and Sydney. As a freelance writer and full-time student, Jo has an interest in health, mobile, and emerging tech.

Jo Best has nothing to disclose but her love of vegan cake. She holds no shares and has no business relationships with any of the companies she writes about.

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Don't fear Sydney Opera House trojan

Don't fear Sydney Opera House trojan

The Web site of the Sydney landmark has been found to harbour malware but it has been described as an "irritant" rather than a "major security risk".The Web site of Sydney's iconic Opera House joins the long list of 'trusted' Web sites to fall victim to hackers.

June 11, 2007 by in Security

Worms quiet in October

Worms quiet in October

Only one new virus was listed among October's top-ten list reported by antivirus company Sophos. But a new worm has already made a splash in November.

November 4, 2003 by in Security

UK joins Australia in Microsoft's piracy amnesty

UK joins Australia in Microsoft's piracy amnesty

Microsoft is expanding its attack on piracy -- the Redmond-based giant has decided to give away free software to those who bought machines with fake copies pre-installed.Microsoft is offering anyone who's "unsure" about whether they've got dodgy software the chance to have it checked out by Microsoft, with the promise that if it does turn out to be counterfeit, they'll replace it.

November 24, 2004 by in Security