Computer security specialists warn that hackers are using fake YouTube pages to trick people into opening their machines to diabolical software. "We are seeing tools like this not just for YouTube, but for MySpace, Facebook, instant messaging ..
In an unusual move, the judge presiding over the MPAA's federal copyright lawsuit against RealNetworks instructed both parties not to disclose the existence of the restraining order [blocking sale of software] to the public. [WTF!!!!]
Enraged by what they call "draconian" copyright protections, thousands of people flooded Amazon.com to give the game a one-star rating. What's the fuss about? Electronic Arts imposed copyright protections that limited the number of time
Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
Opera last made headlines when it became the first Windows browser to past the demanding Acid3 test of internet compatibility.
For weeks now there have been rumors that major PC makers, like Hewlett-Packard, have been quietly selling PCs with a Vista license but actually shipping them with the now "outlawed" Windows XP installed (no doubt using the "downgrade*
I haven't encountered a single VPN client review without some degree of legitimate complaint, and my own experience with them has left much to be desired. I dislike how, by their nature, they affect every program that connects to the Internet.
". The Internet has grown. We think it’s time search did too. Cuil searches (pronounced: "Cool" searches) more pages on the Web than anyone else—three times as many as Google and ten times as many as Microsoft.
NBC announced Monday that it will be offering complete online coverage of this Olympic Games in Beijing, China. "(MS)NBC Olympics on the Go" However, there's a catch,... exclusively available to Windows Vista users. (Buttheads)
Helpful Tip: If you EVER plan on erasing a document so it won't be found by the government, make a habit of erasing files a very common part of your routine,...or else.
Under the terms of Microsoft's November 2001 Justice Department settlement and final court judgment issued about a year later, a government-sanctioned "Technical Committee" has overseen Windows development.
Microsoft Corp. is scheduled to stop selling its Windows XP operating system to retailers and major computer makers Monday, despite protests from a [large] slice of PC users who don't want to be forced into using XP's successor, Vista.
Mozilla plans to release Firefox 3 on Tuesday, and the open-source project is opening a new front in the browser wars.
One of the best encryption systems is called GPG encryption which is an open-source version of PGP encryption. I'll walk you through the simple process of setting up GPG and then installing a Firefox plugin that will make it easy to encrypt your
The Debian OpenSSL bug is one to take seriously. The possibilities if you don't are not pleasant to contemplate. It's way too early to say the Debian OpenSSL bug has played itself out. I think this will be exploited for months, if not years t
Develop capabilities to "access to any remotely located open or closed computer information systems," lurk on them "completely undetected," "stealthily exfiltrate information" from them and "be able to Deceive, Deny
Start at 59 minutes for just a taste... YOU WILL BE AMAZED!!!
An sincere apology to those of you who tried to report some news to Freedom's Phoenix for at least the past month and did not see your article posted. We detected a bug this morning in our software ....
A Sony Vaio laptop running Ubuntu remained unscathed at the end of the conference.
Web-based image editor aimed at the millions of consumers that want a simple way to touch up, share, and store photos. Photoshop Express, available for free with 2 gigs of storage at www.photoshop.com/express
A major package of updates and security fixes for Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Vista operating system will be available for download Tuesday, according to Amazon.com Inc.'s Web site. [Amazon forced Microsoft's hand]
If you travel across national borders, it's time to customs-proof your laptop. Customs officials have been searching laptops at the border, where travelers enjoy little privacy and have no legal grounds to object. Laptops can be seized without re
How would you like a free copy of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008? How about the entire Microsoft Expression Studio? Not enough...... how about Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and more? If you are a student, yup . . .
Will privacy sell? Ask.com is betting it will. The fourth-largest search engine company will begin a service today called AskEraser, which allows users to make their searches more private.
Microsoft cuts off Big Man after he starts talking about sex acts, using foul language. An artificial-intelligence Santa bot operated by Microsoft to talk to children wavered off topic saying: “It’s fun to talk about oral sex, but I want to chat abou
In a letter posted on Apple's Web site Wednesday morning, Mr. Jobs said the company will release early next year a software development kit, or SDK, a necessary set of tools that will enable programmers to make iPhone applications.
The Storm worm first appeared at the beginning of the year, hiding in e-mail attachments with the subject line: "230 dead as storm batters Europe." Those who opened the attachment became infected, their computers joining an ever-growing bo
It was a serious contribution to the electronic lexicon. :-) 25 years ago, Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott Fahlman says, he was the first to use 3 keystrokes a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis as a horizontal "smiley face*
Now Google has turned to the stars, launching a new service called Sky that can send users flying through space, visiting more than 100 million stars and 200 million galaxies from images created from thousands of satellite photographs.
The worldwide outage, which began on Thursday and ended on Saturday, left millions of Skype users unable to log on to make phone calls or send instant messages.