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  • Hackers spread virus with H1N1 flu vaccine offer December 2, 2009

    Boston: Hackers are spreading a vicious computer virus through spam email messages that urge recipients to visit a bogus website offering vaccinations to protect them against another virus the one that causes swine flu. The email purports to be from the US Centers for Disease Control, directing them to what...
  • Cisco to buy ScanSafe for $183 million October 28, 2009

    Boston: Cisco Systems is buying privately held Web security company ScanSafe for about $183 million, a move that will intensify its battle with security giants Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc. ScanSafe sells Webbased services that protect business computer networks and PCs from hackers, saving companies the cost of buying and installing...