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[19 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]
Podcast: Symantec warns to stay away from Fraudulent security software

Technology.am (Oct 19, 2009) — If anyone of you has ever come across a pop-up message warning you about the PC being infected, then it could surely be an advertisement for fraudulent software which shall only harm your PC rather than helping it.
Symantec just issued a report stating that the company had “detected about 250 individual rogue security software programs”. Such scams easily convince users about their PCs being infected and offer software for buying which could solve this problem. However, instead of getting rid of the security threats, …

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[27 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Code at the Heart of Computer delivers Safer Computing

Technology.am (Sept. 27, 209) — Computer researchers at UNSW and NICTA have achieved a breakthrough in software which will deliver significant increases in security and reliability.
Professor Gernot Heiser, the John Lions Chair in Computer Science in the School of Computer Science and Engineering and a senior principal researcher with NICTA, said for the first time a team had been able to prove with mathematical rigour that an operating-system kernel – the code at the heart of any computer or microprocessor – was 100 per cent bug-free and therefore immune to …

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[15 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
New Video Surveillance Software eliminates Huge Information Overloads

Technology.am (Sept. 15, 2009) — University of Adelaide has developed the new network surveillance software that will automatically integrate data from thousands of security cameras in a video surveillance network into a single sensor, eliminating existing problems with huge information overloads of airports, shopping malls and large sporting and entertainment venues around the world.
The software is developed at the University’s Australian Centre for Visual Technologies (ACVT), and is being commercialised by Snap Network Video Surveillance Pty Ltd., a University spin-out company funded with a major investment from the Trans …