Microsoft's latest security patch can cause computers running Windows XP to slow down to a crawl, affected users say.
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Motorola Inc. grabbed a lot of headlines in February when it announced the world's first mobile phone that runs Linux, however, developers won't be able to create Linux applications and run those on the phone because Linux is not secure enough, Motorola spokesman David Rudd said Wednesday.
Microsoft has pulled a security patch for Windows NT 4.0 because installing it can cause the operating system to crash.
Microsoft will give governments and international organisations access to the programming code underlying several versions of its Windows operating system to allay security concerns.
Microsoft late Wednesday issued a patch to fix a flaw in Internet Explorer (IE) that it says poses only a "moderate" risk to users. Security experts, however, say the vulnerability is serious and could be exploited to take over a user's machine.
Symantec has fixed a flaw in part of its Norton Internet Security 2003 security software suite that can cause e-mail to be deleted before it reaches a user's inbox, Symantec said last Friday.
Venture capital funding in Europe fell to €781 million ($NZ1500 million) in the third quarter, the seventh consecutive quarterly decrease in the money invested by venture capitalists in European technology companies, according to a new study .
A Dutch appeals court on Monday upheld the conviction of the 22-year-old man who created and unleashed the Anna Kournikova e-mail worm last year.
A flaw in an anti-piracy feature in Microsoft's Windows Media Player could put systems at risk to hacker attacks, Microsoft warned in a security bulletin.
A security flaw in the popular Apache Web server could allow a malicious hacker to launch a denial of service attack or even take over a system on which the software is running, the Apache Software Foundation warned in an advisory Monday.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) warns of a swindle by an organization claiming to be an approved domain-name dispute solver.
IE hole first discovered in December.
A flaw in the way Microsoft's Windows 2000 and NT 4.0 server operating systems authenticate users across domains could allow somebody with administrator privileges to extend that power to other domains, Microsoft warned yesterday.
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An Australian firm, Sharman Networks Ltd., has bought some assets of KaZaA BV, the Amsterdam-based file-swapping software developer under fire from the music industry, the company said in a statement Monday. Sharman Networks has restarted distribution of KaZaA's peer-to-peer (P-to-P) file sharing software, KaZaA Media Desktop.