The notorious Mpack hacker toolkit is installing malware that carries out all its chores -- including spewing spam -- from within the Windows kernel, making it extremely difficult for some security software to detect, Symantec said Thursday.
Microsoft expects to take an earnings charge of over US$1 billion for the quarter that ended in June related to expenses it will incur fixing faulty Xbox 360 machines.
A company that unlocks cell phones in Europe said it is close to having an application that will allow customers to unlock their Apple iPhones so they can use SIM cards from carriers other than AT&T Inc. to activate the phones.
The local monitor market experienced healthy growth in the first quarter of the year but IDC warns resellers will have to keep an eye on the continued success of notebook PCs in the long term.
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Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile division has won a deal to sell Apple's iPhone in Germany starting on November 1, according to a report in a German regional newspaper.
LG Electronics has filed a lawsuit against the world's largest contract manufacturer of laptop PCs over the infringement of four patents related to DVD (digital video disc) technology, the company said Wednesday.
Hackers may successfully unlock an iPhone in as soon as three to seven days, according to a representative of one effort that aims to unlock Apple Inc.'s new handset.
Tasmania's Department of Education will implement new wireless networks to replace some 800 existing access points across a number of state schools and its internal ITS department in Hobart.
Music retailer HMV is expecting its online business to account for a fifth of its sales within the next three years and will launch its own social networking site to drive sales.
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Users are being advised to upgrade to newer versions of the RealPlayer and Helix Player multimedia products because of a critical security flaw.
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