Vivienne Fisher

Recent articles by Vivienne Fisher

Queensland Police target motorists using mobile phones

Queensland Police target motorists using mobile phones

Queensland Police are targeting motorists using mobile phones while they are driving.
Vivienne Fisher Jul 13 2005, 3:21PM Mobility
Customer privacy issue worries financiers

Customer privacy issue worries financiers

Financial institutions are increasingly concerned about protecting their customers' privacy from unauthorised access, according to a survey.
Vivienne Fisher Jul 12 2005, 3:39PM Security
Red Cross warns of hoax UK bomb donation email

Red Cross warns of hoax UK bomb donation email

The Australian Red Cross has warned people not to respond to a hoax email that pretends to be collecting funds for victims of the London bombings.
Vivienne Fisher Jul 11 2005, 3:50PM Security
Phones congested following London blasts

Phones congested following London blasts

Telstra and Optus last night saw phone congestion as Australians struggled to call loved ones in London following yesterday's terror bomb blasts.
Vivienne Fisher Jul 8 2005, 12:26PM Collaboration
Australians embrace mobile phones

Australians embrace mobile phones

The number of Australian mobile phone users will grow to 19.2 million this year, according to an industry analyst.
Vivienne Fisher May 31 2005, 11:49AM News
Alluring images hoodwink users

Alluring images hoodwink users

People are being lured into opening worm-carrying emails by subject lines referring to alluring pictures.
Vivienne Fisher May 30 2005, 4:19PM Security
Police seize DVDs worth $19,000

Police seize DVDs worth $19,000

NSW Police have seized DVDs suspected as stolen or pirated, including copies of the latest Star Wars movie, Episode 3.
Vivienne Fisher May 23 2005, 2:23PM News
Rural areas get broadband brokers

Rural areas get broadband brokers

The federal government has allocated $2.6 million in second-round funding to support a community broadband broker program.
Vivienne Fisher May 19 2005, 3:20PM News
Symantec acquires XtreamLok

Symantec acquires XtreamLok

Symantec has acquired Brisbane software company XtreamLok for an undisclosed sum.
Vivienne Fisher May 16 2005, 2:06PM Software
Govt commits to extend broadband

Govt commits to extend broadband

The government has committed $50 million over the next three years, in a bid to help connect people in metropolitan areas who have been unable to access broadband.
Vivienne Fisher May 11 2005, 2:48PM News
Car company breaches Spam Act

Car company breaches Spam Act

The Australian Communications Authority has fined a Melbourne car company for breaching the Spam Act.
Vivienne Fisher Apr 6 2005, 2:01PM News
Worldwide PDA shipments grow

Worldwide PDA shipments grow

Worldwide PDA revenue hit a record US$4.3 billion in 2004, driven by an increased average selling price, according to preliminary results from Gartner research.
Vivienne Fisher Feb 18 2005, 12:00AM Collaboration
Australians love technology: survey

Australians love technology: survey

Life is speeding up for Australians as they make more use of technology, according to a recent survey.
Vivienne Fisher Feb 11 2005, 12:00AM Collaboration
RFID 'out of the lab': Deloitte

RFID 'out of the lab': Deloitte

Deloitte has predicted that 2005 will be the year that RFID makes it "out of the lab and into the commercial world".
Vivienne Fisher Feb 7 2005, 12:00AM Software
Man arrested for allegedly selling stolen goods on eBay

Man arrested for allegedly selling stolen goods on eBay

Police have arrested a man for allegedly selling stolen property on online marketplace eBay.
Vivienne Fisher Feb 2 2005, 12:00AM Software
New rules for adult mobile phone content?

New rules for adult mobile phone content?

The Australian Communications Authority is looking at the possibility of new rules for premium services accessed from mobile phones.
Vivienne Fisher Feb 1 2005, 12:00AM Collaboration
Computers for low-income households

Computers for low-income households

A Sydney non-profit organisation is recycling computers in a bid to increase the number of low-income households in Australia with access to a PC.
Vivienne Fisher Jan 31 2005, 12:00AM Collaboration
Worm poses as tsunami relief fund email

Worm poses as tsunami relief fund email

A worm has been discovered that poses as an email about relief funds being collected for tsunami victims.
Vivienne Fisher Jan 25 2005, 12:00AM Security
Phishing emails target Citibank

Phishing emails target Citibank

Citibank is the latest bank to become a target for phishers, with several spam emails circulating over the weekend targeting unsuspecting recipients.
Vivienne Fisher Nov 29 2004, 12:00AM Security
Watch out for card skimming: NSW Police

Watch out for card skimming: NSW Police

Christmas shoppers and holiday bargain hunters are being warned about potential fraud from credit card skimming.
Vivienne Fisher Nov 25 2004, 12:00AM Security

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