Latest News (Cracks) RSS

Show Software News

Malaysia cracks down on bloggers

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... More...

Hong Kong cracks down on spam

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... More...

User Pain May Mean Windows Cracks

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... More...

China Cracks Down on Internet Cafes

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... More...

Study: Tools Let Spyware Slip Through Cracks

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... More...

Nintendo cracks down on piracy

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... More...

DVD Jon cracks Airport music streaming

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... More...

Denmark cracks down on piracy.

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... More...

Load more news