Denial-of-service glitch could threaten Windows

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Security researchers have published details of a denial-of-service vulnerability that could enable hackers to attack Microsoft Windows and spin computers into senseless processing loops. Posting to the SecurityFocus industry forum site late...

Does the 'Halo 2 effect' threaten broadband?

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The rapid growth in online gaming will put pressure on broadband networks to evolve, according to research published this week by Sandvine. The Internet traffic monitoring company said on Tuesday that Microsoft's...

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...

Pricey Parts Threaten Profits of New Game Machines

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Videogame giants Sony and Nintendo, gearing up to launch hotly anticipated handheld gaming devices, face a shortage of key parts, which could crimp profits and sales of the rival products when they hit stores later...

Flaws threaten VoIP networks

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A technical review conducted by the British government has found several security flaws in products that use VoIP and text messaging, including those from Microsoft and Cisco Systems. The flaws affect software...

Apple Users Threaten to Sue Over IBook, IPod

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Can a few bad apples -- like product quality complaints and potential lawsuits -- spoil the bunch for loyal fans of Apple Computer Inc. ahead of their biggest party of the year? As enthusiasts devoted...

Did Microsoft Threaten Linux OEM?

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If there was any lingering doubt, Massachusetts, the sole state refusing to sign on to a Microsoft Corp.-crafted federal antitrust settlement, has now made it clear that it will not ease up in the pursuit...

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