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Sweden targets The Pirate Bay

Sweden's public prosecutor Hakan Roswall plans to charge the Pirate Bay's organizers with accessory and conspiracy to break copyright law, which could lead to fines or up to two years in prison. The charges will... More...

Intego: Phishing trojan targets OS X

Security vendor Intego claims to have found a new trojan attack that targets Apple's OS X operating system but competing security firms (McAfee, Symantec, and Trend Micro) have yet to find samples of the trojan.... More...

New Worm Targets Portable Memory Drives

Researchers from security vendor Sophos say a new worm targeting removable drives, called the SillyFD-AA worm, searches for removable drives such as floppy disks and USB memory sticks and creates a hidden autorun.inf file which... More...

Flickr targets Hong Kong market

Popular photo-sharing site Flickr has announced plans to launch a version in traditional Chinese characters, initially targeting users in Hong Kong. The move from Yahoo-owned Flickr is part of its attempts to localise and increase... More...

Phishing attack targets PartyPoker

Security experts are warning of a spam e-mails regarding a phishing attack targeting gamblers on the PartyPoker website, the world's largest online poker site. The e-mail warns of news about 'legislation' affecting online poker players,... More...

MPAA targets TV download sites

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... More...

'Brad Pitt' virus targets Microsoft

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Britney Spears are the subjects of a virus scam that is attempting to recruit computers for a denial-of-service attack on Microsoft. Hackers have released a self-spreading worm,... More...

MPAA targets core BitTorrent, eDonkey users

The Motion Picture Association of America launched a new legal campaign Tuesday targeting the BitTorrent and eDonkey file-swapping networks, two technologies widely used to trade movies online. Ratcheting up its previous online... More...

New Rainbow Six targets next spring

Ubisoft and Tom Clancy continued their proliferation today when the company announced the fourth installment of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six will be available for the PC, Xbox, and PlayStation 2 next spring. The title is... More...

IE Exploit Targets Banner Ad Servers

The ubiquitous banner ad has become the latest delivery mechanism for exploit code targeting a known flaw in Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser. During a 12-hour window over the weekend, hackers broke into a load... More...

Virus targets 64-bit Windows

It took them sometime, but virus writers have released the first 64-bit Windows virus. This one of a kind virus targets Microsoft's yet to be released Windows 64-bit operating system. This virus, dubbed W64.Shruggle... More...

New worm targets two MS vulnerabilities

Antivirus software companies are warning customers about a new e-mail worm that targets unpatched Microsoft Corp. Windows machines with either of two recently disclosed software vulnerabilities. The new worm, known as both "Plexus" and "Explet.A,"... More...

Cisco targets SMBs

Cisco Systems Inc., the undisputed king of the enterprise networking market, is setting its sights on a smaller fry with the launch of an SMB initiative this week. Cisco's SMB effort will include... More...

New lawsuit targets DVD copying

The DVD Copy Control Association, a Hollywood-backed technology group, filed suit against software company 321 Studios on Friday for allegedly infringing patent rights on its DVD copy protection. The suit is the... More...

IBM tools revamp targets Microsoft

IBM is boosting its developer outreach programs and its Java tools as an alternative to Microsoft's Windows-only strategy. The company on Wednesday launched a revamped version of its DeveloperWorks Web site with... More...

Max Payne targets GBA

Rockstar Games announces that a GBA version is currently in development and is scheduled for release before the end of 2003. Rockstar Games has today announced that a Game Boy Advance version... More...

Microsoft targets Google

Microsoft Corp. may be the most recognized software company on the planet, but when it comes to searching the Internet, people are much more likely to "Google it." Microsoft wants to change... More...

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