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Third wave of attacks hits South Korea

Third wave of attacks hits South Korea

But North Korea not on the list of countries suspected of originating the attacks.
Jul 13 2009 10:19AM
Microsoft lays out plans for servers and netbooks

Microsoft lays out plans for servers and netbooks

Microsoft OEM head Steve Guggenheimer used his keynote address at Computex in Taiwan today to outline Microsoft’s plans for servers and netbooks.
Jun 4 2009 1:48PM
USB device lets PCs run tasks in sleep mode

USB device lets PCs run tasks in sleep mode

Researchers from the University of California and Microsoft have demonstrated a new USB device that will let the user perform basic computing tasks even while their machine is in energy-saving sleep mode.
May 2 2009 7:25AM
Massive Chinese cyber hack revealed

Massive Chinese cyber hack revealed

Canadian researchers have revealed an alleged extensive Chinese spying operation, which involved the hacking of over 1000 computers in 103 countries, according to reports.
Mar 30 2009 6:37AM
IT admins need to power down PCs

IT admins need to power down PCs

A report by analyst house Forrester has concluded that IT managers are going to have to manage PCs differently if they are to cut power usage and hit green targets.
Dec 11 2008 1:56PM
Microsoft: the number of compromised PCs in Australia surged this year

Microsoft: the number of compromised PCs in Australia surged this year

The total amount of malware removed from Australian PCs grew by over 55 percent in the first half of 2008, Microsoft has reported.
Dec 11 2008 10:59AM
Apple twice the price of PCs

Apple twice the price of PCs

Research by analyst house NPD has shown that on average Apple users pay twice as much in the shops as PC users..
Aug 11 2008 7:11AM
Portugal buys 500,000 Intel Classmate PCs

Portugal buys 500,000 Intel Classmate PCs

The Portuguese government has announced that it is buying half a million Intel Classmate laptops to give to children starting in school.
Aug 1 2008 8:01AM
310 million PCs to ship this year

310 million PCs to ship this year

Worldwide PC shipments are projected to grow by 15.2 percent in 2008 to reach 310 million units fuelled by demand from emerging regions, new research predicts..
Jun 13 2008 8:00AM
Fake MP3 attack hits 360,000 PCs

Fake MP3 attack hits 360,000 PCs

Attackers are using fake MP3 files to launch one of the largest malware attacks in recent years, experts warned today..
May 9 2008 7:39AM
Red Hat scraps plans for Linux PCs

Red Hat scraps plans for Linux PCs

Hopes of Red Hat releasing a desktop version of Linux for consumers were scratched today as the company announced no such plans would eventuate in the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, its long awaited Red Hat Global Desktop Linux remains on indefinite hold, despite being slated for an original launch date of August 2007.
Apr 17 2008 4:11PM
Juvenile pleads guilty to infecting military, Sandia Laboratories PCs

Juvenile pleads guilty to infecting military, Sandia Laboratories PCs

A juvenile cohort of botmaster Jeanson James Ancheta pleaded guilty this week to using botnets to infect thousands of PCs, including those used by sensitive government agencies.
Feb 13 2008 11:39AM
CES - Intel aims to push PCs out of the office

CES - Intel aims to push PCs out of the office

Intel has announced at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it wants to push computers away from office desks..
Jan 9 2008 7:30AM
41,000 PCs seek bird flu cure

41,000 PCs seek bird flu cure

An international grid of more than 41,000 computers is offering new hope in the search for treatments for the deadly avian influenza virus.
Oct 9 2007 1:55PM
Second-hand PCs still full of sensitive data

Second-hand PCs still full of sensitive data

Despite recent high-profile data breaches and heightened awareness of the need to delete data prior to selling a PC, many second-hand computers contain highly sensitive personal information.
Jul 19 2007 10:58AM
Worm 'proves' Macs as vulnerable as PCs

Worm 'proves' Macs as vulnerable as PCs

Anonymous hacker boasts of attack that can penetrate fully-patched Macs. An anonymous security researcher claims to have developed a worm capable of delivering a malicious payload to fully-patched Mac OS X systems.
Jul 19 2007 6:54AM
Home PCs still wide open

Home PCs still wide open

New targeted attacks also on the rise.
Jul 4 2007 3:13PM
'Italian Job' Trojan infecting thousands of servers, end-user PCs

'Italian Job' Trojan infecting thousands of servers, end-user PCs

A fast-moving, large-scale Trojan attack using the MPACK web exploit toolkit has infected nearly 10,000 web pages and downloaded malware on end-user PCs, according to security researchers at Trend Micro and Websense.
Jun 19 2007 9:33AM
Government taskforce calls for greener home PCs

Government taskforce calls for greener home PCs

US - A UK government taskforce has been created to tackle carbon emissions from home computers.
Jun 12 2007 2:54PM
Dell Linux PCs lack multimedia

Dell Linux PCs lack multimedia

Dell's plans to sell consumer Linux PCs could hit a snag after the company admitted that the machines will not run popular video formats and might not work with cheaper printers.
May 25 2007 2:09PM

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