William Eazel

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EU regulators step up Intel probe

EU regulators step up Intel probe

Investigation centres on AMD's claims of being 'locked out' by Intel.
Sep 14 2006 10:22AM
Intel quits optical network market

Intel quits optical network market

Chip giant US$3b out of pocket as it offloads business to Cortina Systems.
Sep 14 2006 10:22AM
IBM develops mobile system for the hard of hearing

IBM develops mobile system for the hard of hearing

Location-specific alerts delivered via SMS.
Sep 14 2006 10:22AM
Networks to be accountable in mobile phone theft

Networks to be accountable in mobile phone theft

New charter aims to reduce mobile phone crime.
Jul 31 2006 1:53PM
Microsoft hints at further Vista delay

Microsoft hints at further Vista delay

November debut could be pushed back, say analysts.
Jul 31 2006 1:53PM
Don't trust some 'trusted' websites

Don't trust some 'trusted' websites

Although most of web users feel relatively safe when we click on search results or visit the web sites or blogs of trusted businesses or friends, we should not be so carefree, according to security expert Roger Thompson.
May 12 2006 1:21PM
FTC charges internet marketers over CAN-SPAM violations

FTC charges internet marketers over CAN-SPAM violations

The Federal Trade Commission has charged two internet marketers with violating the U.S. CAN-SPAM Act.
May 12 2006 10:18AM
U.S. court jails Ukrainian software pirate

U.S. court jails Ukrainian software pirate

Self-confessed software pirate Maksym Vysochanskyy, a Ukrainian national, has been sentenced in a San Jose, California, federal court to 35 months in prison, three years probation, and deportation to his native country of Ukraine.
May 11 2006 11:12AM
Firm: BSA may unintentionally encourage piracy

Firm: BSA may unintentionally encourage piracy

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) today came under fire for launching a U.K. anti-piracy program that appeals to disgruntled employees by offering generous financial incentives in exchange for anonymous tips reporting software license violations.
May 10 2006 10:01AM
Spyware stages ‘significant counterattack’

Spyware stages ‘significant counterattack’

Spyware made a significant comeback during the first quarter of 2006, new threat-monitoring research has revealed.
May 10 2006 9:58AM
Viruses still the biggest IT fear for U.K. firms

Viruses still the biggest IT fear for U.K. firms

The vast majority of U.K.-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe that viruses are the biggest security threat to their IT systems, according to new research.
May 9 2006 10:11AM
NCSA launches national children's safety campaign

NCSA launches national children's safety campaign

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), yesterday launched a national awareness campaign titled, "Help Keep Kids Connected and Protected" to educate teachers and parents about safe online practices for teens using social networking sites or online communities.
May 9 2006 10:08AM
Zombie hacker pleads guilty to hospital infection

Zombie hacker pleads guilty to hospital infection

A U.S. man has pleaded guilty of creating a zombie network of 50,000 computers to launch a devastating attack against a Seattle hospital.
May 8 2006 10:07AM
Malware targeting Linux on the increase

Malware targeting Linux on the increase

The number of malicious programs that attacked Linux operating systems during 2005 was more than double the previous year’s figure, according to new research.
May 8 2006 10:03AM
Study: Most malware made to make money

Study: Most malware made to make money

Malicious software coded by cyber criminals for financial gain accounted for some 70 percent of all malware detected during the first quarter of 2006, according to a report released today.
May 5 2006 10:06AM
Mac OS X vulnerabilities jump 228 percent in three years

Mac OS X vulnerabilities jump 228 percent in three years

Security experts warned today that malware attacks targeting Macintosh OS X are on the rise - and by no small margin.
May 5 2006 10:01AM
Russian virus exchange creator jailed

Russian virus exchange creator jailed

Russian authorities have jailed a hacker who not only created his own malware, but ran two websites distributing more than 4,000 different computer viruses.
May 4 2006 9:45AM
Postini study: IM attacks jump sharply

Postini study: IM attacks jump sharply

Instant messaging (IM) attacks jumped sharply during April, while spam and virus volumes held steady, new threat assessment data from Postini has revealed.
May 4 2006 9:41AM
Vietnamese DDos attacker arrested

Vietnamese DDos attacker arrested

A Vietnamese man accused of launching a large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against a commercial website was arrested by local authorities.
May 3 2006 12:48PM
MessageLabs: U.S. top malware nation

MessageLabs: U.S. top malware nation

U.S. hackers account for more malware, spam and phishing attacks than those in any other nation, new research has claimed.
May 3 2006 12:44PM

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