SAN FRANCISCO (09/26/2003) - Another person has been arrested in relation to the Blaster worm that infected computers worldwide last month. This time the individual is a juvenile, prosecutors in Seattle said Friday, which in the U.S. typically means under the age of 18.
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Amazon.com has filed 11 lawsuits against online marketers in the US and Canada, alleging they use the Amazon name when sending email
Microsoft won't release a second service pack for Windows XP until the second half of next year, giving users more responsibility for applying individual patches and updates.
Australia has signed on to Microsoft Corp.'s Government Security Program (GSP), giving the Australian government access to the programming code underlying several versions of the Windows operating system, Microsoft said in a statement Thursday.
Microsoft denies Office pricing will increase
Dispute over whether claim forms should appear in print ads
"We've made what we think is a very good, sound offering"
Two serious security flaws that could allow an attacker to take over a user's system exist in all current versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser, including the one shipping with Windows Server 2003.
Microsoft is expanding its security business unit with a group that will establish new software development processes and create tools for its programmers so that future Microsoft products will have fewer security flaws.
Microsoft is expanding its Software Assurance (SA) software upgrade plan to appease customers who complain the plan costs too much and offers too little.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reached a settlement with a 20-year-old Kentucky man who allegedly conned Internet users into sending him money through phony investment Web sites, the SEC said Monday.
Although Microsoft and its hardware partners see clear value in using Microsoft's Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB) in server computers, it could be many years before the hardware-based security technology moves beyond the PC.
Microsoft plans to offer corporate customers a version of its Dr Watson error reporting tool to help administrators pinpoint and solve software problems.
Expanding its battle against online piracy, the recording industry is using the instant messaging feature in file-swapping software to tell users that sharing copyright protected music is illegal.
A third internal test version of the successor to Microsoft Corp.'s desktop Windows XP operating system was leaked onto the Internet last week, showing incremental enhancements over the version that surfaced in March, according to Windows experts.