Tag: shuts

Torrent-hunting firm ACS:Law shuts down 
By Nicole Kobie | Feb 7, 2011 | Comment Now 
Ahead of Tuesday court ruling.
WIPO shuts down 1saleaday.com.au 
By Negar Salek | Oct 22, 2010 | Comment Now 
Customers left in the lurch after trademark dispute.
Oracle closes OpenSolaris loop  
By Liam Tung | Aug 16, 2010 | Comment Now 
Confirms OpenSolaris kill.
Update: Websense shuts Sydney R&D team down 
By Lilia Guan | Dec 3, 2008 | Comment Now 
Websense has confirmed it will relocate its Sydney-based research and development team to China, resulting in 25 local job cuts.
New Zealander allegedly responsible for masterminding major spam network 
By Iain Thomson | Oct 16, 2008 | Comment Now 
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has shut down what it claims was the world's largest network of spammers.
Facebook shuts down Scrabulous internationally 
By Iain Thomson | Aug 27, 2008 | Comment Now 
Facebook has removed the popular application Scrabulous from its servers for international users, nearly a month after it banned users in the US from using it.
Bug shuts down VMware servers 
By Shaun Nichols | Aug 13, 2008 | Comment Now 
A software bug is leaving VMware customers unable to log in to virtualized servers..
Federal judge shuts down site that leaks confidential information 
By Jack Rogers | Feb 21, 2008 | Comment Now 
A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered the disabling of a website that discloses confidential information, a precedent-setting ruling that may raise a legal challenge to ...
Hitachi shuts up Australian CE division 
By Lilia Guan | Jan 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
After 30 years of business in Australia, consumer and electronics vendor, Hitachi Group Companies has decided to close its consumer electronics market.
Microsoft 'error' shuts out .Mac 
By Shaun Nichols | Sep 24, 2007 | Comment Now 
An "internal error" last week caused Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger to tell Macintosh users to switch out of Apple's e-mail service in order to access the messaging ...
Russia shuts down AllOfMP3.com 
Jul 4, 2007 | Comment Now 
Government bows to pressure from US.
UK Foreign Office shuts down visa service after security lapse 
By Fiona Raisbeck | May 23, 2007 | Comment Now 
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has closed its online visa application system after a security breach last week left thousands exposed to identity fraud.
BBC shuts online education site 
By Iain Thomson | May 16, 2007 | Comment Now 
BBC to shut down its online education service.
Wikipedia shuts out link spammers 
By Tom Sanders | Jan 25, 2007 | Comment Now 
'Nofollow' tags added to external links.
Phishers: Click here, or eBay shuts down 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Jan 19, 2007 | Comment Now 
Hackers are claiming the ultra-popular auction site eBay will shut down next month in their latest attempt to extract personal information from web users.
AAA Computer Tech shuts up shop 
By Lilia Guan | Jan 8, 2007 | Comment Now 
Ongoing internal disputes between the director and three shareholders of AAA Computer Tech, has caused the Sydney-based reseller to cease trading.
Spam-based attack shuts down Blue Security site 
By Dan Kaplan | May 5, 2006 | Comment Now 
Hackers have launched a massive DDoS attack against the website of Israeli internet security firm Blue Security. As of this afternoon, the website still was down, but company ...
FTC shuts down California spam distributor 
By Dan Kaplan | Apr 7, 2006 | Comment Now 
Federal and state investigators have sealed the envelope on a major California-based spam operation that allegedly violated federal law when it delivered nearly two million ...
Windows Server Update shuts open security Gates 
By David Quainton | Mar 31, 2005 | Comment Now 
Microsoft is tackling long-held security concerns about Windows Server 2003 with its first major update for the operating system.
Cingular shuts down feature due to security concerns 
By Marcia Savage | Jun 15, 2004 | Comment Now 
Cingular Wireless took down an online system for customers to retrieve account information after the feature sparked security concerns.
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