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Viacom's YouTube suit threatens freedom

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A $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit challenging YouTube's ability to keep copyrighted material off its popular video-sharing site threatens how hundreds of millions of people exchange all kinds of information on the Internet, YouTube owner...

Dangerous Java Flaw Threatens Numerous Platforms

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Google's Security team has discovered vulnerabilities in the Sun Java Runtime Environment that threatens the security of all platforms, browsers and even mobile devices. "This is as bad as it gets," said Chris Gatford, a...

Apple threatens legal action over the iGasm

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Apple is threatening legal action after sex shop Anne Summers launched a device entitled the 'iGasm'. Sold for $60, the 'iGasm' vibrates in time to music played off an ipod or mp3 player. The advert...

British Music Industry Threatens ISPs Over Piracy

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The music industry opened up a new front in the war on online music piracy yesterday, threatening to sue internet service providers that allow customers to illegally share copyrighted tracks over their networks. The International...

The Pirate Bay Threatens Compensation Claim

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Sweden's self confessed daddy of BitTorrent has revealed that if the findings of an ongoing legal fiasco deem The Pirate Bay legal, the site's owners can claim compensation from the Swedish state. The popular tracker...

Pokemon USA Threatens to Sue Cancer Researchers

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Nintendo subsidiary threatens legal action to keep scientists from referring to cancer-causing gene by the nickname "Pokemon." In January's issue of the science journal Nature, Pier Paolo Pandolfi of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering...

Microsoft Threatens to Pull Windows From South Korea

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Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, threatened to pull its Windows operating system from South Korea if antitrust regulators order the company to remove programming for instant message and movie player services. ...

Virus flood threatens home users

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Virus writers have adopted a new tactic to try to make sure their malicious programs reach as many victims as possible. Instead of releasing Windows viruses intermittently, many creators of worms and trojans are pumping...

Net-Worm.Perl.Santy.a threatens Internet forums

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Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management systems, has detected a new worm, Net-Worm.Perl.Santy.a. This worm infects certain web sites by exploiting a vulnerability in phpBB, a popular package used to create Internet...

Apple Threatens Owner of iTunes Domain

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Apple has taken steps to take ownership of the iTunes.co.uk domain name from its current owner, with the company formally complaining to Nominet, the UK domain name registrar, that it is entitled to the domain....

Microsoft Threatens Lawsuits Over Linux

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Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Steve Ballmer on Thursday warned Asian governments that they could face intellectual rights-infringement lawsuits for using rival open-source operating platforms such as Linux. Ballmer, speaking in Singapore at Microsoft's...

BayStar Threatens to Sue SCO

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Just when the Unix community thought that the fractious BayStar-SCO dispute was history, the investment house proved everyone wrong. The company now says it will sue SCO and continue the pair's troubled financial relationship. ...

DoS Vulnerability Threatens Wireless Networks

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AusCERT, Australia's national computer emergency response team, released an advisory today identifying a vulnerability in the 802.11 wireless specification that could open wireless networks to denial-of-service attacks. The advisory targets a new cause...

Passport flaw threatens users' accounts

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A serious security flaw in Microsoft's Passport service put users' accounts, including their personal information and credit card numbers, at risk of being hijacked. The flaw, in Passport's password recovery mechanism,...

PHP Vulnerability Threatens Web Servers

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Thanks to zivan56 & davidpaj for the heads up. A flaw found in newer versions of the PHP Web server scripting language could allow attackers to crash, and in some cases control, computers over the...

Code Red still threatens Net

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While doing a search for CODE RED on NeoWin, the latest article displayed was posted on the 10th of September, 2001. And now it looks like Code Red might be resurrected again. Security...

Aguilera Threatens Suit Over Internet Porn Video

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LOS ANGELES Pop diva Christina Aguilera Wednesday threatened to take legal action against the distributors of an online porn video purported to include sexually explicit images of the singer. "It has recently come...

Cyber libel ruling threatens UK ISPs

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UK internet service providers could face a troubled future following a United States Supreme Court judgement on internet libel. The case of Prodigy.com in New York has highlighted the apparently diverging direction US and English...

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