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Credit Crunch Leading to Increased Phishing and Net Fraud

Cyber criminals are quickly taking advantage of the current ecomonic crisis. There has been a sharp rise in phishing since the collapse of several international banks nad trading houses (Lehmans, Merril Lynch), and the news of amalgamations, acquisitions and takers of several others (including Natwest, Halifax / RBS (HBOS) and Northern Rock). Phishing is simply…

IT Opportunities in a Global Recession

The global recession is undoubtedly going to affect the IT industry, as it is affecting all market sectors. We have already seen warnings from Google, Yahoo and eBay, with reductions in annual growth rates. However, this does not mean that IT opportunities will dry up completely over the forthcoming months and years, as there are…