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Has Google made a serious miss-step over privacy?

If you haven't seen the original chrome user agreement and didn't know the background political maneuvers on internet privacy you might not be aware of the relevance that it has to the tech giants. Go...

06 Sep 2008
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Google's Chrome has no shine? It should be glowing.

Initial reports from users suggest Chrome was rushed out, without internal beta testing. Apart from the the obvious lack of any ability to control advertising, it appears to lack support for much of t...

03 Sep 2008
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Optical Reading with RFID an alternative or partner solution

The subject of optical reading via Mobile Phones as an alternative or complimentary application to RFID chips and readers is practically never raised - the industry is in fact missing a hugely importa...

02 Sep 2008
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Post holiday reading - Digital DNA and Metadata Cleaning

Enthusiasm for the post holiday reading pile is normally considerably less than the gleeful anticipation of packing those paperbacks for reading in sunnier climes, as I am sure you will agree..... A p...

01 Sep 2008
Information Security
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Yet another critical old 'black' hat web flaw re-discovered

So, the word is out. Now that many of the old spooks-only tricks to eavesdrop on unsuspecting banks, governments and consumers are out of the bag it might be time to have a moment of panic. The border...

01 Sep 2008
Information Security
Sriram Natarajan

The lopsided costs of Terror

We all know how much of money and effort it takes to manage Operational Risk for a financial institution. The thousands of 'person-hours' of Risk, Compliance, IT, Operations, ete have to put in BCP, D...

31 Aug 2008
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Drive by 'shootings' on the web at critical level

Recently new exploits which target Microsoft browsers have wreaked havoc on more than one company including at least one of the big6 accounting firms. Companies have been forced to virtually shut down...

30 Aug 2008
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let's calm down

For months I have posted a question on my blog: Has there ever been a documented example of identity theft committed as the result of lost backup tapes? So far, no one has shown me an example. As we ...

29 Aug 2008
Amit  Sharma

Prepaid industry holding its breath!

Innovative as hell!!! Now everyone in the prepaid industry needs to hold their breath and see if things go full circle and crooks start paying for guns with prepaid cards! Compliance ain't going to be...

28 Aug 2008
Sriram Natarajan

How to counter 'Counterfeit'? Stop printing notes!

I have been reading the news items on the volume of counterfeit notes surfacing in India. It looks like more than half a billion dollars worth of fake rupees are circulating around the country. The ba...

27 Aug 2008
Amit  Sharma

Watch more 'Lost and Found' details emerge!

Hardly surprising that there is ever more information emerging about consumer details under 'lost or found' - either lost (in transit, on cds, laptops, etc) or found (on items which have been sold, du...

27 Aug 2008
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Council tax data found on eBay computer

It has emerged that personal information belonging to thousand's of council tax payers has been found on a computer that was sold on eBay for just £6.99. According to a Daily Mail report, thousands o...

27 Aug 2008