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Oct 9, 2008 at 9:07 AM
Savvy Internet users know that downloading unsolicited computer programs is one of the most dangerous things you can do online. It puts you at great risk for a virus or another time bomb from a hacker.
Aug 28, 2008 at 1:44 PM
The new iPhone 3G has been marred by bugs and spotty service, but even as iPhone griping rages online, it looks like Apple's sterling reputation will emerge untarnished.
Aug 26, 2008 at 12:34 PM
A link in an e-mail from a Facebook user leads to a Web site that appears to hold a video and prompts users to update the computer's software to see the video. The "upgrade" is actually the virus being installed.
Aug 20, 2008 at 2:00 PM
An expensive vaccine aimed at preventing cervical cancer makes sense for young teens when it comes to cost-effectiveness, but not for women in their 20s, contends a new report.
Aug 20, 2008 at 8:03 AM
A federal judge Tuesday lifted a gag order on three MIT students who were barred from talking publicly about security flaws they discovered in the state's automated mass transit fare system, even as a lawyer for the agency acknowledged the system was "compromised."
Aug 5, 2008 at 4:30 PM
A giant vulnerability in the Internet's design is allowing criminals to silently redirect traffic to Web sites under their control. The problem is being fixed, but its extent remains unknown and many people are still at risk.
Jul 22, 2008 at 2:54 PM
Prosecutors say Robert Soloway spent years sending tens of millions of junk e-mail messages using networks of compromised computers. When his sentence was announced, Soloway simply smiled, because prosecutors had asked for nine years.
Jul 7, 2008 at 8:04 AM
Before your next party, go ahead and consult the latest edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, which now includes edamame (immature green soybeans), pescatarian (a vegetarian who eats fish) and about 100 other newly added words that...
Jun 12, 2008 at 10:30 AM
A new version of the Firefox Web browser is scheduled for release Tuesday with improvements in security, speed and design.
Jun 11, 2008 at 9:09 AM
Attackers could gain control of water treatment plants, natural gas pipelines and other critical utilities because of a vulnerability in the software that runs some of those facilities, security researchers reported Wednesday.
Jun 9, 2008 at 10:29 AM
Scientists unveiled the world's fastest supercomputer on Monday, a $100 million machine that for the first time has performed 1,000 trillion calculations per second in a sustained exercise.
May 28, 2008 at 8:37 AM
Laptop computers have proven evidentiary treasure troves of late for Colombian investigators probing far-right militias and leftist rebels.
May 15, 2008 at 9:12 AM
The proposal Col. Charles Williamson III outlined in the May edition of the Armed Forces Journal highlights the creative cyberwarfare strategies being hashed out by the military as hackers abroad step up their attacks on U.S. government computer networks.
May 2, 2008 at 9:11 AM
A Japanese civil servant was demoted for logging more than 780,000 hits on pornographic Web sites on his office computer over nine months, an official said Friday.
May 1, 2008 at 8:51 AM
Even criminal hackers want to protect their intellectual property, and they've come up with a method akin to copyrighting - with an appropriate dash of Internet thuggery thrown in.

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