Online reaction has been voluminous and passionate since a federal court ruling Thursday that bars a hacker website from posting or linking De-Content Scrambling System (DeCSS) software, which decrypts DVDs (digital video discs).
It's been a big week for chip maker Transmeta. Wednesday saw the startup introduce a new model of its Crusoe chip, the TM5600, at the Hot Chips conference, and then came the news that Sony has been added to Transmeta's growing roster of clients.
The "Love Bug" worm has continued to mutate and infect its way through systems all over the world. This time, it's a Swiss bank, as Rick Perera reports
US District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan handed down his verdict in the Motion Pictures Association of America lawsuit against 2600 Magazine. 2600's defence was based upon the notion that computer code is a form of free speech and could be protected by t...
"This isn't a security story. This is really a story about how the music industry is dealing with its former reluctance to work with the Internet," say some of a recent spate of attacks on web sites which were altered with pro-Napster slogans. It cou...
Inadequate complaints-handling systems are the key problem preventing many local online stockbrokers from "clean bills of health", the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has warned.
The NSW State Attorney General, Bob Debus, has proposed amendments to the NSW Crimes Act which will see those found guilty of "interfering with electronic communication and identity theft" imprisoned for up to ten years. "The new offences are based o...
The 'hacking group' 2600 Australia has in recent times set up a security and vulnerability advisory service via their Web site. Known as 'Wiretapped', the 2600 subsidiary has posted details of security holes they have found on their Web site at Woolw...
IBM's information systems management subsidiary, Tivoli Systems, is betting the Sydney 2000 Games' e-business infrastructure is in safe hands, claiming it will execute the Games' IT plan well before the September 15 deadline.
A pair of Kazakh crackers were awaiting extradition to the U.S. today on charges they threatened financial and news impresario Michael Bloomberg with exposing alleged holes in his Web site if he did not provide them "adequate payment."
Despite the monthly bill, cable television offers better quality TV than what those old rabbit ears brought you. With its new subscription service, RealNetworks Inc. hopes to become the cable network for digital multimedia on your PC.
NTT DoCoMo's "i-Mode" enlisted 10 million subscribers before the service had even completed its first year of operation. Now, problems are beginning to surface as more and more subcribers actually use the service.
The Olympics are almost upon unsuspecting Web and TV users in Australia, yet the furore over broadcasting rights for Internet channels has been a quiet murmur in OZ. From the US, Bernhard Warner of The Industry Standard looks at the continuing monopo...
Compaq Computer will attempt to reposition its brand name from a PC powerhouse to an IT consulting specialist through a $338 million media campaign aimed at lifting its professional services profile.
Some of Australia's biggest radio personalities are going online at BigFatRadio.com (BFR), the first in a series of interactive web/radio channels managed by InterActive Media Networks.
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