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  • News: IBM still tops supercomputer chart

    Today saw the release of this year's Top500 list of supercomputers, and though AMD's Opteron processor has made good progress, IBM's Blue Gene continues to reign supreme.

  • News: HSBC in call centre fraud claim

    An employee used confidential data stolen from HSBC Electronic Data Processing in India and used it to defraud 20 London-based customers of £233,000, it has been claimed.

  • News: A picture is better than 1,000 words

    Spam is again on the rise, led by a flood of junk images that spammers have crafted over the past few months to trick email filters, according to security vendors.

  • News: Microsoft dials back Genuine Advantage

    Microsoft yesterday released an updated version of its antipiracy program that changes the frequency with which it checks for pirated or counterfeit copies of its client operating system.

  • News: Malware gang broken up

    A gang of malware writers has been broken up in a joint operation between police in the UK and Finland.

  • News: The world's first Wi-Fi city is... Taipei

    Several cities worldwide have planned to roll out Wi-Fi networks for the benefit of their citizens. But Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is the first city to actually do it.

  • News: Amateur clips the focus of Blinkx search engine

    The popularity of user-generated video clips has led Blinkx to tweak its search engine towards finding this type of content.

  • News: Microsoft faces €2m daily fines

    It has emerged today that Microsoft's perceived failure to comply to an antitrust ruling imposed in 2004 on the company by the European Commission will lead the EC to propose another fine of up to €460m.

  • News: Exploit code for dialup bug doing the rounds

    Users who have not yet installed the latest security updates from Microsoft could be vulnerable to attack from a malicious software program doing the rounds on the internet, the company has warned.

  • News: Code-sharing site unveiled by Microsoft

    Microsoft is hoping to fire up a community of developers on a code-sharing forum the company has been testing since May but rolled out officially today.

  • News: Symantec antiphishing app developed

    In September Symantec will release a beta version of a security product that is specifically designed to protect against phishing, the company said today.

  • News: The battle of the spam

    A French-based Englishman, John Graham-Cumming, is about 666,666 clicks away from creating a weapon to kill spam for good.

  • News: Microsoft dives into voice communications

    After years of dipping its toe in the waters of unified voice and data communications, Microsoft is ready to dive in head first.

  • News: MessageLabs security services upgraded

    MessageLabs launched the latest version of its hosted web security services today, with an emphasis on speed and improved threat detection.

  • News: Free browser linking to porn

    Panda software has warned that a free browser that claims to be a tool for protecting users' privacy is in fact linking to pornographic websites.

  • News: P2P networks - where identity thieves lurk

    Users of P2P file-sharing services may be sharing more than they bargained for, a former White House cybersecurity advisor warned.

  • News: HDTV kicks off World Cup games

    The World Cup tournament underway in Germany is history in the making, not only for the teams competing for the trophy but also for the engineers covering the event in HDTV format.

  • News: Free broadband?

    With a raft of ISPs pushing ever-cheaper deals for home users, there’s one offer that stands out from all the rest. It certainly talks the talk, but can The Carphone Warehouse’s TalkTalk walk the walk?

  • News: WMP 11.0 beta - slim pickings so far

    Microsoft is overhauling Windows Media Player, giving its music player its biggest revamp in years.

  • News: Alleged hacker named by TorrentSpy

    The name of a hacker who allegedly broke into TorrentSpy's computer systems has been released by the company.

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