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Posts Tagged ‘computer security’

Council faces £500,000 bill after computer virus

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Yet another British local authority has been caught out by a computer security breach, with Ealing Council in London facing up to a £500,000 ($818,000) bill following the outbreak of a computer virus. (more…)

Computer Viruses and Hackers in Hollywood

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Hacking, computer viruses and hi-tech criminals have provided Hollywood with plenty of inspiration over the years. Whether it’s a big-budget delve into the world of sci-fi or simply a comedic take on modern like, as computers have become a bigger part of our daily lives, they’ve also grown in the attention of movie directors.

Expect plenty of spoilers as we, in no particular order, run through our top five films in which firewalls and antivirus software we definitely not on the props list. (more…)