Colossus Cracks Codes Once More

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For the first time in more than 60 years a Colossus computer will be cracking codes at Bletchley Park. The machine is being put through its paces to mark the end of a project to...

Malaysia cracks down on bloggers

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The Malaysian government has warned it could use tough anti-terrorism laws against bloggers who insult Islam or the country's king. The move comes as one of Malaysia's leading online commentators has been questioned by police...

China cracks down on college campus porn sites

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A Chinese campaign to clean up online pornography has reached college campuses with the Education Ministry lashing out at some school Web sites for making money from porn. "We strongly condemn Web site hosts for...

Hong Kong cracks down on spam

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Hong Kong officials have announced spammers could be fined up to one million Hong Kong dollars (128,000 USD) and face up to five years in jail under a new law to control unsolicited advertising. A...

User Pain May Mean Windows Cracks

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Microsoft's attempts to keep the next version of Windows secure could help promote the free software ethic, says technology commentator Bill Thompson. The release of Vista, the latest incarnation of Microsoft's Windows operating system, could...

Nintendo Agrees To Fix DS Lite Hinge Cracks

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Following a number of substantiated online reports of hinge cracks on the recently US-launched Nintendo DS Lite portable, Nintendo of America has opted to offer free repairs to anyone who calls the company's support line...

China Cracks Down on Internet Cafes

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It's renowned for having one of the most restrictive regimes in the world. Now China has launched another clampdown on internet usage. In three months last year, almost 13,000 internet cafes were shut down across...

Study: Tools Let Spyware Slip Through Cracks

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With the threat of a sophisticated spyware attack looming, a renowned security researcher says the most popular detection and removal tools "fail miserably" at addressing the growing spyware/malware scourge. Just days after hackers seized control...

Nintendo cracks down on piracy

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US district court issues restraining order against the import and sale of knockoff Nintendo devices; other investigations proceed around the country. Nintendo of America announced today that it has obtained a temporary...

DVD Jon cracks Airport music streaming

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Norwegian programmer Jon Lech Johansen has decrypted and published the key that Apple's wireless hi-fi bridge, Airport Express, uses to protect music streams. He's also released the source code to a small Windows command-line tool...

Los Angeles cracks down on game cafes

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City Council restricts minors' access to an eight-and-a-half hour cybercafe window with a tough curfew. Like a steaming cup of fraggin' with your morning latte? If you live in Los Angeles and...

New Tool Cracks Apple's FairPlay DRM

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The crew over at Slashdot are reporting about a new tool that cracks Apple's FairPlay DRM technology which is so widely used with iTunes "PlayFair is an integrated utility that removes the...

Ad watchdog cracks down on spam

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UK firms should adhere to new Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) rules introduced last week, designed to crack down on spam, say experts. Organisations that adopt the ASA guidelines will be better equipped to...

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Denmark cracks down on piracy.

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Thanks to jerichohol for posting in BPN A group affiliated with the Danish music, film and software industries has been sending out invoices to users of peer-to-peer file-sharing networks like Kazaa...

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Hacker cracks 'dead' password

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Norwegian museum's database rescued Norway's Ivar Aasen Centre of Language and Culture, which called for a hacker's help after the creator of its database died without passing on his password, has succeeded...

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