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Mass compromise powers massive drive-by download attack
Invasion of the password snatchers
More than 10,000 web pages have been booby trapped with malware in one of the largest attacks of its kind to date.
Ballmer Acknowledges Mistakes, Offers Insights on Roadmap at MIX08
By Jeffrey Schwartz
In a rare display of contrition, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer yesterday acknowledged frustration with the acceptance of Windows Vista and the company's failure to upgrade its Internet Explorer browser more routinely, as well the questionable decision to pursue separate development paths for Internet Explorer and the .NET Framework.
Oprah's Webcast: State-of-the-Art, But Not What You Think
Posted March 7, 2008 | 09:57 AM (EST)
The surprise success of the Asus Eee could mark a change in how people view open source and cause problems for Windows
Article history: This article appeared in the Guardian on Thursday March 06 2008 on p5 of the Technology news & features section. It was last updated at 11:13 on March 06 2008.
By Greg McNevin
According to the net security firm Marshall, a mere six botnets are responsible for a whopping 85 percent of the world's spam in February.
Out of this six, the Srizbi and Rustok botnets are heavyweights, sending out 39 and 21 percent of of messages respectively.
from the firewall,-what-firewall? dept
By Chris Anderson
Ed Felten and his crew have shown that encryption methods used to protect laptops while travelling can often be cracked in minutes.
July 11, 2006
It has always gotten my goat that Internet Explorer’s non-standard use of the object tag has forced standards-loving browsers to use the non-standard embed tag in order to embed movies on a web page. Even on Apple’s site, the embed tag—a Netscape extension, for Pete’s sake!—is so entrenched that it’s hard to even find information about using the object element for QuickTime, except in a non-standard way.
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