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Researchers warn over web worms

LAS VEGAS - Exploiting a lack of security checks in browsers and Web servers, web worms and viruses are likely to become a major threat to surfers, security researchers speaking at the Black Hat Briefings warned on Thursday.
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Police data leak case clashes with Durant judgment

A police employee has been found guilty of using police systems to pass on information about a policeman to his jilted lover. Jacqueline Rooney breached the Data Protection Act, the criminal appeals court found.
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More on CMDB – and Active Repositories

I've been having a conversation (via email) with BillN, prompted by my piece on CMDB here. I thought that I’d reproduce the conversation, with his permission, and see if anyone else had ideas in this area (there's some more background on CMDB here).