Articles By Matthew Broersma

European governments back open source

European governments back open source

Millions of pounds of public funding have been put into two projects designed to promote open source in the U.K....

October 24th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Trojan installs antivirus scanner to kill rivals

Trojan installs antivirus scanner to kill rivals

Security experts have discovered new spambot software that installs its own antivirus scanner to eliminate competition, alongside a number of...

October 24th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Hackers exploit another unpatched IE bug

Hackers exploit another unpatched IE bug

The SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center set its Internet danger warning level to "yellow" over the weekend as criminal gangs...

October 2nd, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Explorer security hole about to go global

Explorer security hole about to go global

The unpatched Internet Explorer exploit discovered in the wild this week could quickly spread to thousands of malicious websites as...

September 21st, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Microsoft preps security code for grid computing

Microsoft preps security code for grid computing

Microsoft is developing a security language for grids, designed to deal with some of the security issues raised by grids'...

September 14th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
EC reviews creation of telecom super-regulator

EC reviews creation of telecom super-regulator

The creation of a pan-European telecoms regulator has found significant industry support for the idea, though most remain against the...

August 31st, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Windows speaks Bolivian tongue

Windows speaks Bolivian tongue

Microsoft has released an update giving Windows an interface in the Quechua language, descended from the tongue of South America's...

August 30th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Two held for duping thousands in vacation site scam

Two held for duping thousands in vacation site scam

Police have arrested a man and a woman suspected of running a vacation website scam that duped thousands of U.K....

August 21st, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Symantec lists Windows Vista weaknesses

Symantec lists Windows Vista weaknesses

Symantec has released a report outlining some weaknesses in the kernel protection mechanisms built into a beta version of Windows...

August 10th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
UK health service suffers massive computer outage

UK health service suffers massive computer outage

The U.K.'s National Health Service (NHS) has been hit with amassive computer outage, with 80 NHS Trusts in the North...

August 3rd, 2006 Matthew Broersma