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Copy Controls Bill Draws Fire

Four technology groups are fighting a U.S. Senate bill that would allow copyright holders to sue creators of products that "induce" copyright violations. The bill would discourage technology companies from offering new media players or... More...

IBM Patches Faulty ActiveX Controls

IBM today released patches for eGatherer 2.0.0.16 and acpRunner 1.2.5.0. If these controls are left un-patched an attacker could "write malicious files anywhere on a computer's hard disk via a special Web page". ... More...

Microsoft steps up software controls

Microsoft is continuing to clamp down on employees who buy software at cost and then resell it. The company confirmed yesterday that it has taken "appropriate actions" against an undisclosed number of workers at the... More...

Xbox to Offer Parental Controls

SEATTLE (AP) - Parents worried about the content of videogames designed for Microsoft's Xbox (news - web sites) will have the option of restricting their children's access. The head of Microsoft Corp.'s... More...

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