XP hole could compromise system

A hole has been discovered in Windows XP Professional and Home Edition that could compromise a network and be used to get into protected areas.

Sun preps second version of Java desktop

Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to release midyear the second version of its Java Desktop System, featuring new tools for centralized management of client systems -- and a higher price tag.

Mydoom worm breaks infection records

A new computer virus that spreads using e-mail messages is breaking records for new infections set by the last major e-mail worm, Sobig.F, according to leading antivirus software companies and e-mail security firms.

Vendors, carriers eye WiMax wireless broadband

Manufacturers and service providers looked at the emerging WiMax wireless technology last week and saw a possible rival to wired broadband services -- at the end of what some see as a long standardization process.

Consumer, corporate buying boost Microsoft revenue

Citing increased demand for its products from both consumers and corporate buyers, Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported a 19 percent year-over-year revenue jump but lower net income due to equity compensation costs for its second fiscal quarter.

Bagle worm raises questions over threat classification

The Bagle worm, originally touted as a medium to high level threat, has been largely contained and has caused minimal damage, leaving question marks over the way in which antivirus companies classify new security threats.

Intel to give Linux support for Centrino

Intel is to give Linux support for its Centrino chipset, the company's general manager of software and solutions, Will Swope, has told journalists at the LinuxWorld conference in New York.

Music biz net strategy 'turning corner'

According to a report from the IFPI, the organization that represents the international recording industry, the music industry's internet strategy is "turning the corner".

AOL testing new antispam technology

Deluged by unsolicited commercial, or spam, e-mail messages, Internet service provider (ISP) America Online Inc. (AOL) is trying a new technology for cracking down on one common spammer tool: forged sender addresses, which spammers and virus writers ...

Dell fixes smoking PowerEdge servers

Dell Inc. is contacting buyers of its PowerEdge 1650 servers because of a defect that can cause the systems to overheat, emit smoke and shut down, the vendor said Wednesday.

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