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AOL Locks Out IM Users

America Online Inc. has confirmed that it mistakenly deactivated a number of AOL Instant Messenger accounts this week as part of its regular cycle of opening unused screen names to new users. AOL, whose instant... More...

Kensington security locks vulnerable?

According to Slashdot and Security.org, Kensington Locks are extremely vulnerable to very simple attack. With the most basic of tools costing less than $1, it's possible to unlock the device that offers 'security' to many... More...

Glitch Locks Out Money Users

It's the end of the month--bill-paying time--and some Money 2004 users are wishing they'd kept their cash in an old mattress instead of relying on Microsoft's financial software. A snafu with a couple of Microsoft... More...

Student faces suit over key to CD locks

SunnComm Technologies, a developer of CD antipiracy technology, said Thursday that it will likely sue a Princeton student who early this week showed how to evade the company's copy protection by pushing a computer's Shift... More...

Winamp locks onto Windows title bars

Programmers on Friday released a software addition for AOL Time Warner's Winamp media player that adds controls to the title bar of Windows applications, a move that apparently ignores Microsoft's interface guidelines for third-party software... More...

Symantec locks out small-biz hackers

Security software maker Symantec announced Monday a new line of drop-in network appliances to protect companies against Internet attackers and to secure communications between offices. Known as the Symantec Firewall/VPN Appliances, the three new... More...

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