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Friday, December 09, 2005

IMLogic Warns of Bot Attacks

Trojans, Worms and Viri are getting more creative. Now they are creatings worms that will "talk" to you.

Watch out if you use Instant Messaging systems.

Inmarsat's Global Broadband Lifts Off

Improved Satellite communications systems promise a lot for emergency and remote communication needs such as Emergency Management and Search & Rescue incident management. Having access to the 'net is more and more a "necessity", as well as lines of voice communications when the normal landline and cellular systems are not available.

Rescuers welcome electronic intentions log

A web based system that can record intentions and send an alert for possibily overdue situations could make a big difference.

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Thursday, December 08, 2005

WHO fears bird flu under-reported

"A Chinese village where a 10-year-old girl fell ill with bird flu had not reported any poultry outbreaks, indicating the virus might be going undetected or unreported, the World Health Organisation says."

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

NZ experts assess danger as volcano builds pressure

"Volcanic activity on Mount Manaro in Vanuatu is "significant", but not yet a large eruption, a New Zealand vulcanologist said yesterday."

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Rotorua family prepared for worldwide epidemic

"Officials are urging people to take the bird flu threat more seriously amid claims it's been blown out of proportion. Many people remain skeptical about whether a worldwide influenza epidemic (pandemic) will affect New Zealand."