Stories by Grant Gross

CA details sophisticated Web attack

A new "sophisticated" attack that uses three pieces of malware to turn PCs into zombies that can be sold to criminal groups has appeared on the Internet this week, security vendor Computer Associates International (CA) said Thursday.

New Bagle variants spreading

Three, and possibly four, new versions of the Bagle e-mail worm were spreading quickly on the Internet Tuesday, Internet security firms reported.

Hynix to pay $185 million DRAM price-fixing fine

Hynix Semiconductor, a South Korean maker of DRAM (dynamic RAM), has agreed to plead guilty and pay a US$185 million fine for conspiring to fix prices in the multibillion-dollar DRAM market, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Thursday.

RIAA, MPAA target student file trading on Internet2

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) on Wednesday separately will file lawsuits against college students that are allegedly using an Internet2 peer-to-peer service for illegal file ...

Microsoft files 117 phishing lawsuits

Microsoft on Thursday filed 117 civil lawsuits against alleged phishers trying to scam Microsoft customers out of personal information such as credit card numbers.

Group complains about 'legal' download sites

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), a Washington, D.C., Internet civil liberties group, on Tuesday filed a federal deceptive-advertising complaint against two Web sites claiming to offer "100 percent legal" downloads of music, movies and s...

Tech groups, lawyers speak out in Grokster case

A group of technology trade groups, consumer advocates and lawyers filed more than 20 briefs Tuesday in support of peer-to-peer (P-to-P) software vendors facing a U.S. Supreme Court showdown with the movie industry later this month.

Study: Powerline broadband set to grow in 2005

Broadband customers in the US looking for an alternative to cable-modem or DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) service may not have long to wait for broadband over powerline service (BPL), according to a white paper published Thursday by a technology-focus...

Judge questions impact of settlement

A U.S. district court judge on Wednesday praised Microsoft for efforts to improve technical documentation for its communications protocols, but questioned the effect in the marketplace of her final judgment in the U.S. government's antitrust case aga...

Diebold to market paper-trail e-voting system

Diebold Election Systems, a target of many electronic voting critics during the 2004 U.S. election, announced Thursday it has completed the design for a printer that would give its e-voting machines a paper trail.

P-to-P operators plead guilty to copyright violations

Operators of two peer-to-peer (P-to-P) services have pleaded guilty to felony criminal copyright infringement charges in the first U.S. federal convictions for copyright violations using P-to-P networks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced...

Panix.com domain hijacked

Panix.com, the main domain name of New York Internet provider Public Access Networks, was apparently hijacked over the weekend, leaving customers of the company without e-mail and Web access for a day and a half.

Congresswoman reintroduces spyware bill to U.S. Congress

Spyware legislation that would allow fines of up to US$3 million for makers of software that steals personal information from a user's computer or highjacks its browser will get a second look after the U.S. Congress failed to pass the legislation in ...

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

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