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  • News: Protect yourself from the Excel bug

    Microsoft yesterday offered users advice on how to protect themselves from the critical bug in Excel.

  • News: Origami feedback mixed, says Samsung

    Citing a mixture of reactions from customers who bought its Q1 device, Samsung has said that the pre-launch teaser campaign run by Microsoft about the Origami project may have been misleading.

  • News: Google Pages used to host Trojan

    Google's hosting service, Google Pages, is being used by hackers attempting to steal money using a malicious program, according to security vendor Websense.

  • News: 'Ethical hacking' degree offered

    A Scottish university is to offer a degree in 'ethical hacking'.

  • News: Tough network challenges tackled by Fifa

    Fans of the Olympics might argue that the football World Cup is not the single biggest sporting event in the world. Even more contentious is the assertion that the tournament is the home to the world's biggest communications network for a single event.

  • News: McAfee Falcon takes flight

    McAfee has released a beta version of its next-generation antivirus software, codenamed Falcon.

  • News: BuysUSA.com operator faces jail

    BuysUSA.com's owner has pleaded guilty to selling pirated software worth nearly $20m through the mail, the US Department of Justice said on Friday.

  • News: Opinion: Computex highlights digital evolution

    The Computex show in Taipei used a lot of scantily clad young women as well as pen, mouse-pad, and mini-football giveaways to hype what amounted to incremental improvements in a range of digital devices.

  • News: Phishing scam uses PayPal secure servers

    A cross-site scripting flaw in the PayPal website allows a phishing attack to masquerade as a genuine PayPal login page with a valid security certificate, according to security researchers.

  • News: The wit and wisdom of Bill Gates

    As the personification of both Microsoft and geek success, Bill Gates has had plenty of opportunities to pontificate on a wide range of tech-related topics. Sometimes his insights have proved visionary. Other times, well, not so much.

  • News: Google to make products available everywhere

    Internet users outside of the US may soon be able to access all of Google's products, many of which are currently available only in limited regions, if an executive search by the company is successful.

  • News: Windows Genuine Advantage program irks users

    Microsoft's program for testing whether a PC is running a genuine copy of Windows, Windows Genuine Advantage, has drawn considerable fire from users since it was launched last July.

  • News: Google lags behind in finance-site stakes

    US residents looking for financial news and information online overwhelmingly prefer Yahoo Finance, while Google Finance has failed so far to break into the ranks of the 10 most popular sites of this type

  • News: Google toasts the bard with Shakespeare site

    Stewing over exactly how Hamlet's famous "To be or not to be" speech continueth?

  • News: Gates will leave Microsoft in 2008

    Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates said yesterday he will step out of his daily role at Microsoft in July 2008 so he can take on a full-time role at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • News: Microsoft flaws exploited within 24 hours

    A day after the release of patches for 21 Microsoft vulnerabilities, attack code has appeared on the internet, according to warnings from security firms.

  • News: AOL starts testing AIM workplace version

    AOL has begun publicly testing AIM Pro PE (Professional Edition), a version of its AIM instant-messaging service for workplace users, the ISP announced yesterday.

  • News: ActiveX reprieve for some customers

    Users who are unprepared for changes that Microsoft has made to the way its Internet Explorer browser handles ActiveX can get a reprieve, the company said yesterday.

  • News: Netscape morphs into 'social news' site

    AOL has repositioned its Netscape.com portal as a "social news" website where users and Netscape.com staffers can post, vote for, tag and review articles.

  • News: Virus count drops in email, Sophos says

    The proportion of email messages that contain malware has fallen for the first six months this year compared to the same period last year, Sophos PLC said yesterday.



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