Recording industry gets aggressive. Stepping up its battle against online music piracy, the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) has announced thousands of new lawsuits against those it suspects of illegal filesharing.
Symantecs Norton Internet Security 2007 Wins PC Magazine Editors Choice for Security Suites
Intelligent Firewall Handles Program Control Without Bothering Users, Powerful AntiVirus is as Effective Against Spyware as Best Standalones, Say Editors
Analysis On December 1, 2005, two email messages were sent from a computer in Western Australia to members of two different human rights organizations. Each email message carried a Microsoft Word document with a previously unknown exploit that would take control of the targeted person's computer and open up a beachhead into the group's network.
MIT's One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) group is inviting a few of the world's best hackers to help secure the new platform prior to launch.
The non-profit group is planning to deliver up to 100 million laptops to children in developing countries in the first year. If their massive plan works, the initiative will create the single largest monoculture of computer systems in the world. But with such a homogeneous environment come security risks.
Security expert warns of dangerous DRM
A security researcher is raising concerns about a DRM (digital rights management) feature in Windows Vista that he claims may make it easy for malicious code authors to block antivirus programs from removing their wares.