Hackers exploit PowerPoint flaw

Hackers exploit PowerPoint flaw

Microsoft warned Thursday that hackers are actively exploiting a software vulnerability in PowerPoint, the company's presentation application. There's no patch...

April 2nd, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

German spyware plan fuels debate

German spyware plan fuels debate

It would appear that the German government is sending mixed messages when it comes to computer hacking.After passing antihacking legislation...

September 9th, 2007 John Blau

Windows OneCare global release on Jan. 30

Windows OneCare global release on Jan. 30

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEMicrosoft Corp. will begin the international roll-out of its consumer security software on Jan. 30 when it...

January 23rd, 2007 Jeremy Kirk

Canadian firms named in US$15million bogus software case

Canadian firms named in US$15million bogus software case

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLETwo Canadian and several American Web-based software distributors are facing a US$15 million law suit for allegedly...

December 17th, 2006

Microsoft vows to launch Vista on time

Microsoft vows to launch Vista on time

Microsoft Corp. said Friday it was on track to launching Windows Vista simultaneously worldwide. Less than a month ago it...

October 12th, 2006 Peter Sayer

Report: Symantec brings Microsoft complaint to EU

Report: Symantec brings Microsoft complaint to EU

Security software vendor Symantec Corp. has complained to European Commission antitrust regulators about Microsoft Corp.'s entrance into the security business,...

October 6th, 2005 Robert McMillan

Novell snaps up Linux security company

Novell snaps up Linux security company

Linux vendor Novell Inc. has acquired Immunix Inc., a security software vendor based in Portland, Oregon. The 15-person company was...

May 10th, 2005 Robert McMillan

Bringing security to instant messaging

Bringing security to instant messaging

In February, the first arrest was made of a man who violated the CAN-SPAM law by sending unsolicited commercial messages...

April 5th, 2005 Cara Garretson

Check Point unveils Web services security upgrade

Check Point unveils Web services security upgrade

Redwood City, Calif.-based Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. on Tuesday said it will enable customers to secure XML and Simple...

August 26th, 2002 Jeff Wilson