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Online Crooks Using New ID Theft Lures
Fierce competition among identity thieves has driven the prices for stolen data down to bargain-basement levels, which has forced crooks to adopt mainstream business tactics to lure customers, according to a new report on Internet security threats. Credit card numbers were selling for as little as
Judd Gregg to Commerce?
Roll Call is reporting that team Obama is floating GOP Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire for Commerce Secretary. No decisions have been made, but Gregg -- who is well-respected by Senate Democrats who disagree with him on most issues...
The World Needs Another Robert Noyce
Who will lead us? Yesterday, my living room was jammed with the cameras and lights of a BBC camera crew. I swapped my jeans and T-shirt for a business suit, ran a microphone wire up my shirt and sat down to an interview for an upcoming documentary to be broadcast in the U.K. The subject of the
Symantec Ends Fiscal Year With Strong Earnings
With more than half of its revenue now coming from outside the U.S., Symantec ended its fiscal year on a high note on...
Windows Worries, Visa Caps, Malware Spreads
Windows is in danger of "collapsing" under the weight of all its code and needs a serious overhaul, according to Gartner...
Symantec CEO Expects More Acquisitions
The security firm looks to strengthen key business areas and keep pace with evolving security threats.
Merrill Lynch turmoil won't hold other blacks back
Merrill Lynch's mer ouster of Stanley O'Neal will be seen as a seback in the steps made by African-American CEOs over the last eight years, but it will only be temporary, say those who follow such progress. Black Enterprise magazine tracks rising talent, and editor Alfred Edmond says that while
Symantec CEO Blasts Microsoft Pricing Practices
Microsoft is undercutting its competitors in order to make headway in security market, CEO says.
Symantec Plans Small-Business Services
Symantec Protection Network is the first in a new line of software-as-a-service products for small and medium companies.