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UK salary payments hit by glitch at APACS
Network & Internet

UK salary payments hit by glitch at APACS

Hundreds of thousands of wage payments due to be paid into accounts today will not arrive on time thanks to a BACS database problem.
30 Mar 2007
Cursor flaw exposes Windows to malicious code threat
Security

Cursor flaw exposes Windows to malicious code threat

Flaw exposed, with no fix available, whereby malicious code can be installed under the guise of an animated cursor.
30 Mar 2007
Free Software Foundation publishes third GPL draft
Server & storage

Free Software Foundation publishes third GPL draft

The FSF has published the third draft of the third version of the GNU General Public License, which would outlaw agreements like the one Microsoft rec…
29 Mar 2007
UK and US plays host to most malicious code
Network & Internet

UK and US plays host to most malicious code

Despite cybercrime legislation, the UK and US are still the most popular spots to host malicious code, according to experts.
26 Mar 2007
Symantec warns that the public sector faces growing
Security

Symantec warns that the public sector faces growing

The latest Threat Report from Symantec highlights that government organisations are increasingly at risk.
19 Mar 2007
Internet users feel the limit of "unlimited" broadband
Network & Internet

Internet users feel the limit of "unlimited" broadband

All-you-can-eat broadband not quite as billed as ISPs put the squeeze on heavy users.
12 Mar 2007
161bn gigabytes of data generated in 2006
Network & Internet

161bn gigabytes of data generated in 2006

Amount of digital data generated last year would require more than a few iPods to store it all on.
6 Mar 2007
Vista "no security cure-all" - Symantec
Security

Vista "no security cure-all" - Symantec

Anti-virus company claims much of Vista's new features have been influenced by open source efforts.
1 Mar 2007
Remote workers vulnerable to pharming, Symantec warns
Network & Internet

Remote workers vulnerable to pharming, Symantec warns

Drive-by pharming route users to fake websites as hackers attack wireless routers.
16 Feb 2007
IBM doubles chip performance, triples processor memory
Server & storage

IBM doubles chip performance, triples processor memory

New IBM technology breakthrough could improve chip performance by putting eDRAM memory on processors.
15 Feb 2007
Office Open XML format falls foul of ISO process
Business strategy

Office Open XML format falls foul of ISO process

Microsoft's bid to have its file format for Office fast tracked through the ISO standardisation process has hit the buffers following numerous objecti…
7 Feb 2007
Uptake for Vista OS slower than expected
Business strategy

Uptake for Vista OS slower than expected

Figures from research firm put installed base for new Microsoft OS at just 0.18 per cent.
6 Feb 2007
Google Groups adds new features
Network & Internet

Google Groups adds new features

Google Groups, the company's collaboration system, has left its beta status behind.
26 Jan 2007
Storm worm causes weekend of trouble
Security

Storm worm causes weekend of trouble

Criminal gang behind Storm worm wreaks havoc for computer users over weekend.
22 Jan 2007
Old Gordon Moore's 2007 Almanac
Network & Internet

Old Gordon Moore's 2007 Almanac

We all know transistor density doubles every 18 months, but we thought we'd apply our density to predict the future tech trends and milestones to look…
28 Dec 2006
Businesses must gain control of IM
Network & Internet

Businesses must gain control of IM

Businesses must take messaging more seriously as its corporate use increases
11 Dec 2006
Experts call for phishing domains to be quarantined
Network & Internet

Experts call for phishing domains to be quarantined

F-Secure is calling on the industry to proactively deny the registration of domains clearly destined to become phishing sites
7 Dec 2006
Anti-phishing project get EC funding boost
Network & Internet

Anti-phishing project get EC funding boost

AntiPhish project sees Symantec, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Nortel, Katholieke Universiteit KU Leuven and Tiscali in fight to tackle growing phishing pr…
4 Dec 2006
China emerges as phishing super power
Network & Internet

China emerges as phishing super power

China rises ten places to top the phishing generator premier league but it could soon be outdone in the spam charts by India
1 Dec 2006
Analysis: Websites struggling for legal recourse for DoS
Network & Internet

Analysis: Websites struggling for legal recourse for DoS

Targeted websites wish ISPs were in the frame, but find UK laws of little help
23 Nov 2006
BT to buy ISP PlusNet for £67m
Network & Internet

BT to buy ISP PlusNet for £67m

Cash offer will add 200,000 additional broadband subscribers to BT's direct customer base.
16 Nov 2006
AMD ditches the PIC
Server & storage

AMD ditches the PIC

AMD has revealed in recent SEC filings that it is to stop producing its Personal Internet Communicator (PIC) project after it cost the company million…
14 Nov 2006