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A proposed European law on intellectual-property infringement could allow SCO to sue Linux users in a criminal court, experts warn.
Somewhere out on the Internet, an Electric Bong may be in danger. The threat: a well-crafted Google query that could allow a hacker to use Google's massive database as a resource for intrusion.
Linux hackers have demonstrated a way to inject or record audio signals from passing cars running insecure Bluetooth hands-free units.
A US-based document security firm yesterday claimed that every Euro banknote in circulation infringes on a patent it owns covering anti-counterfeiting technology.
The Open Source Development Labs has named Mike Temple its first chief financial officer, the Linux development consortium said Monday.
A lawyer acting on behalf of Linus Torvalds has written to Australian Linux vendors asking them to relinquish any legal claim to the name Linux and purchase a licence for its use from the worldwide trademark owner.
Microsoft has raised more ire with its chosen name for future Windows, Vista - this time from non-profit groups representing veteran US soldiers.
Criminal gangs are increasing taking advantage of the internet to peddle counterfeit software, say experts.
Flaws have been found in MySQL Eventum 1.5.5 and prior that allow malicious users to conduct cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks.
Microsoft's new Internet Explorer 7 browser won't pass a stringent standards test that rivals have embraced.
Even the ATM machines were suspect at this year's Defcon conference, where hackers play intrusion games at the bleeding edge of computer security.
Record companies in Britain are filing their first ever lawsuits against five people accused of illicitly sharing music online, after settling out of court with dozens of others.
Kaspersky Lab is expanding further into the American market with the U.S. debut of its antivirus software for Linux and Unix e-mail servers, file servers and workstations.
"E-trash" is creating an increasing health hazard across the nation, with the U.S. Senate trying to find a national solution.