GTA IV available on torrent sites

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llegal copies of the new GTA IV game appear to be available for download from bit torrent file-sharing sites, six days before the game is officially released. According to the games website Kotaku, the first...

Google Gets Into Web Sites Building Business.

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Google, is aiming to become the go-to place for creating Web sites. It is taking its first step toward that goal, with the debut of a free service designed for high-tech neophytes looking for a...

Vista SP1 x86 appears on Torrent Sites

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In the last few days, certain Neowin forum members have reported that an image of Vista SP1 x86 Final has leaked to torrent sites. This file is supposedly a slipstreamed image of the final Service...

China Shuts Down Pornographic Web Sites

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China shut down 44,000 Web sites and arrested 868 people for Internet pornography last year, state media said Wednesday. China's Public Security Ministry launched a crackdown on Internet pornography last year, saying it had "perverted...

UK sites involved in massive website hack

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Exploit may track back to Fasthosts compromise, but security researchers warn of its difficulty to track and detect. Many specialist UK websites have been used to spread a particularly difficult track form of malware...

63% of Malware Emerges from U.S. Sites, Report Says

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U.S.-based Web sites hosting malware are responsible for the majority of malware distributed on the Internet, according to the Cyveillance "Online Financial Fraud and Identity Theft Report". The security company's report concluded that Web surfers...

Nielsen to rank Web sites by visit lengths

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Nielsen/NetRatings, a leading online measurement service, plans to stop ranking sites by number of page views and begin tracking how long visitors spend at the sites. Although Nielsen already measures average time spent and average...

Yahoo sites hit by availability problems

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Yahoo suffered availability problems that affected its home page as well as some of its other Web sites and services starting Friday at around 5:50 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time and began getting back to normal...

YouTube begins rolling out international sites

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YouTube has launched nine localized versions of its video-sharing site for the following countries: Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK. YouTube co-founder Steve Chen announced the international sites have...

Firefox 3.0 may block sites fingered by Google

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Mozilla Corp. is considering adding a tool to Firefox 3.0 that would automatically block Web sites thought to harbor malicious downloads, but the company's security chief refused to spell out details, saying Mozilla is "not...

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...

Gas price Web sites see skyrocketing traffic

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As gasoline prices rise, sites tracking fuel prices in hundreds of cities receive millions of visitors throughout the year. Naturally, at times the prices go down, the number of visitors drop as well. These sites...

Government Defends Social Networking Sites Block

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The Department of Defense has been asked to reconsider its decision to block military access to social networking sites on its computers. In regardes to use of the sites, where soldiers share photos, videos and...

Study Finds 25 Countries Block Web Sites

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The OpenNet Initiative, a collaboration between researchers at Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Harvard University and the University of Toronto, had the time and capabilities to study only 40 countries and the Palestinian territories. The...

Yahoo Asks Users to Switch Photo Sites

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Yahoo is shutting down Yahoo Photos, a photo storage site, and asking users to move instead to its photo-sharing site Flickr, which emphasizes community features, a Yahoo executive said on Thursday. In June, tens of...

EU MPs to ISPs: Take hate sites offline

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A group of European Parliament members have submitted a draft declaration to the European Parliament requiring ISPs to better monitor the content of the sites they host in order to keep hate speech off the...

Turkey to block 'insulting' Web sites

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A parliamentary commission has approved a proposal allowing Turkey to block Web sites that are deemed insulting to the founder of modern Turkey. Parliament plans to vote on the proposal, which indicates the discomfort that...

Wikipedia breaks into U.S. top 10 sites

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According to comScore Networks' Thursday report, January 2007 marks the first time when US-based Wikimedia Foundation's Wikipedia (including Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikinews and of course Wikipedia encyclopaedias) cracked the top ten list of most popular...

BBC moves to file-sharing sites

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Hundreds of episodes of BBC programmes will be made available on a file-sharing network for the first time, the corporation has announced. The move follows a deal between the commercial arm of the...

Google flaw adds phishing hole to Web sites

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A security flaw in Google's search appliances could expose Web sites that use the products to information-stealing phishing attacks, experts warned Monday. The Google Search Appliance and Google Mini are used by organizations including banks...

The Decline of the Online Tablature Sites

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Where have all the tab sites gone? Anyone with a battered six-string and a PC can now satiate their need for material to play simply by viewing tablatures, songs "tabbed" in an easy-to-read format...

Video sites blamed for web-traffic crisis

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CNET News have published an article documenting how the recent explosion in online video sites has experts worried and searching for more efficient technology to deliver the goods. Sites such as...

Song sites face legal crackdown

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Thanks DCrad for this submission. The music industry is to extend its copyright war by taking legal action against websites offering unlicensed song scores and lyrics. The Music Publishers' Association (MPA), which represents US sheet...

P2P music sites closing doors in legal fallout

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Popular file-sharing site WinMX.com ceased operating and the New York office of another, eDonkey.com, appeared to be closed, in the continuing legal fallout among underworld peer-to-peer music services, industry sources and users said on Wednesday....

MPAA targets TV download sites

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Continuing its war on Internet file-swapping sites, the Motion Picture Association of America said Thursday that it has filed lawsuits against a half-dozen hubs for TV show trading. The trade association said that...

Yahoo! Unveils Year's Top Sites

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A site looking at Britain's ugliest cars; the homepage of comedian Bill Bailey; and the home of the Badger song which spent most of 2004 driving everyone crazy have been voted among the best of...

States Threaten Peer-to-Peer Sites

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Several states are cracking down on peer-to-peer sites as hotbeds of illegal file-trading. Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states and territories have sent a letter out to P-to-P software vendors, saying they must re-engineer their...

BBC sites get culled

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Yesterday, a report into the BBC's online services was released. It concluded that some of the corporation's websites exceeded it's public service remit. As such, they would have to be closed. The report also urged...

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