Microsoft warned Thursday that hackers are actively exploiting a software vulnerability in PowerPoint, the company's presentation application. There's no patch yet for the bug, which could allow an attacker to completely control a
It would appear that the German government is sending mixed messages when it comes to computer hacking.After passing antihacking legislation earlier this year to crack down on the sharp rise in computer attacks
COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLETwo Canadian and several American Web-based software distributors are facing a US$15 million law suit for allegedly selling counterfeit Symantec Corp. security software products. In a case filed last week
Microsoft Corp. said Friday it was on track to launching Windows Vista simultaneously worldwide. Less than a month ago it warned that antitrust problems could delay the launch in Europe and South Korea.
Security software vendor Symantec Corp. has complained to European Commission antitrust regulators about Microsoft Corp.'s entrance into the security business, setting the stage for a possible antitrust case against the Redmond, Washington, software
Linux vendor Novell Inc. has acquired Immunix Inc., a security software vendor based in Portland, Oregon. The 15-person company was bought last week, but terms of the deal are not being released, according
Redwood City, Calif.-based Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. on Tuesday said it will enable customers to secure XML and Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Web services' commonly-used protocols.The firm's latest software upgrade will