Nigeria should focus on local content provision, experts say

LAGOS, NIGERIA - Content, not technology, will be the driving force behind Nigeria's converged telecom and broadcast market as the sector inches toward full-blown multimedia access, according to regulators and operators. With more

Published on: September 17th, 2008 Segun Oruame

Microsoft to add privacy features to IE8

Microsoft on Monday described some new privacy features that will come with IE8, the next release of its browser. The features are designed to make it easier for people to delete and control

Published on: August 25th, 2008 Nancy Gohring

Book aids users with Vista move

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEWith Microsoft’s Windows Vista appearing on corporate desktops, end-users are being faced with the task of mastering the intricacies of a new operating system. The Toronto-based author of The Complete

Published on: February 25th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

Ho, ho, no!

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEFor the love of St. Nicholas, do not let anyone hang holiday decorations willy-nilly about the workplace lest you render the office Wi-Fi net as discombobulated as Santa's sleigh without

Published on: December 16th, 2006 Paul McNamara

Spamta worm spreads like wild fire

Over 200 major incidents have been detected by PandaLabs in a two-hour span due to the mass-mailing of spam messages carrying files infected with the Spamta worm. Spamta.CY reaches computers in an e-mail

Published on: September 27th, 2006 Computing SA staff

US Government cybersecurity gets an F

As director of research at the SANS Institute, Alan Paller has a unique window from which to view the U.S. government's efforts to secure its vast computer networks.An original member of the National

Published on: September 11th, 2006 Paul Roberts

New Web browser Opera 9 launched

Opera Software ASA released the first public beta of Opera 9 on Thursday, giving users the go ahead to put its new Web browser through its paces. Opera 9 includes a feature called

Published on: April 20th, 2006 James Niccolai

JavaScript flaw leaves every browser open to attack

A new browser flaw could allow attackers to trick users into giving up sensitive information such as passwords. The flaw is unusual in that it affects every mainstream browser, and can be exploited

Published on: June 22nd, 2005 Matthew Broersma

Sasser an IT “annoyance”

Infecting more than a million machines worldwide, the Sasser worm, by no means as damaging as last year’s Blaster and Welchia worms, has nonetheless been an “annoyance” for Canadian business. Edmonton and Halifax

Published on: May 27th, 2004 Chris Conrath