HP: Teen Edition

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HP's director of future innovations, Ameer Karim, has announced that HP will be launching a fall line of "Teen" PC products. HP has hired a council of teenagers who will help design the products,...

MySpace Bug Leaks 'Private' Teen Photos to Voyeurs

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A backdoor in MySpace's architecture allows anyone who's interested to see the photographs of some users with private profiles -- including those under 16 -- despite assurances from MySpace that those pictures can only be...

Australian teen disables government's porn filter

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Earlier this month, Australian Prime Minister John Howard announced a multi-million dollar pornography filter along with several other measures to make the Internet safer for children and families, including an information and education campaign and...

Teen receives $100,000 science scholarship from Intel

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17-year-old Mary Masterman, a senior at Westmoore High School in Oklahoma City, won the Intel Science Talent Search and received a $100,000 scholarship for building an inexpensive yet accurate spectrograph that identifies the "fingerprints" of...

Teen Uses Worm to Promote Site

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Using a self-propagating worm that exploits a scripting vulnerability common to most dynamic Web sites, a Los Angeles teenager made himself the most popular member of community Web site MySpace.com earlier this month. While the...

Swedish teen suspected in Cisco source code theft

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Authorities in Sweden had detained a person for stealing Cisco Systems Inc.'s source code, the basic instructions for the machines that direct Internet traffic around the globe, the company said yesterday. Police in Uppsala, a...

Teen cashes in on feud with Microsoft

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Some more Mike Rowe(soft) when will it end? A Canadian teenager who fought Microsoft Corporation over his Internet domain name has sold documents and emails pertaining to the feud on eBay for...

Teen arrested in Blaster worm case

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An 18-year-old Minnesota resident was arrested and charged with releasing a variant of the MSBlaster worm, U.S. officials announced Friday. Jeffrey Lee Parson, who used the nickname "teekid," made his first court appearance in St....

Teen abduction foiled by cell phone cam

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A quick-thinking 15-year-old boy used his Sprint cell phone camera to take pictures of a man who allegedly tried to lure him into his car, leading to the man's arrest, police said. ...

Teen used phony AOL site in US internet con

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US regulators said on Monday they had charged a 17-year-old boy with using "spam" e-mails and a fake AOL Web page to trick people out of their credit card information and steal thousands of dollars....

America Online scraps teen shopping

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America Online has banned teens from its shopping areas, following criticism that the proprietary online service allowed young adults to buy pornography, alcohol and tobacco from partner sites. AOL spokesman Nicholas Graham said Monday that...

Teen made $1 million in Internet investment scheme

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U.S. financial regulators said on Monday they had uncovered a fraudulent $1 million Internet securities scheme they alleged was run by a 17-year-old high school student. Cole Bartiromo defrauded 1,000 investors through...

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