Greeting card malware warning

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If you receive an email that claims to be a greeting card sent by Hallmark be very wary of opening it. Security experts are warning of a scam in which a surfer receives an email...

Warning on stealthy Windows rootkit

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Security experts are warning about a stealthy Windows rootkit that steals login details for online bank accounts. In the last month, the malicious program has racked up about 5,000 victims - most of whom are...

Web safety warning for children

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More than half of children in the UK using the internet have had an "unwanted experience", a poll suggests. The NSPCC found 50.4% of 2,053 children had experienced problems such as bullying, being threatened...

Vehicle warning system trialed

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A German research project on show at hi-tech trade fair Cebit envisions a peer-to-peer network for vehicles on a road passing road condition data back and forth. Cars or bikes experiencing problems would be able...

Analyst Predicts Intel Price War, Profit Warning

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LONDON — Reading the runes on the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics numbers for April, Bruce Diesen, analyst at Handelsbanken Capital Markets, predicted a profits warning would soon be forthcoming from Intel Corp. where he said...

F-Secure Issues Warning on XP SP2 WMF Vulnerability

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Antivirusand security experts F-Secure have issued a warning to users of MicrosoftWindows XP that includes fully patched Service Pack 2 machines. The exploit iscarried out via WMF files carrying a zero-day WMF exploit detected asW32/PFV-Exploit...

Sun Aims to Bolster Disaster Warning Systems

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Sun Microsystems announced a project on Wednesday to build out disaster warning systems in countries around the world. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based server company said it has teamed with the Pacific...

Microsoft Sino-Indian Deal Sounds Warning Bell

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European firms need to wake up to the "warning bell" being sounded by the globalisation of the software and services industries, industry experts have warned. Analyst firm Gartner said that Microsoft's recent creation of a...

Warning over fake Windows update

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Users are being warned to watch out for a fake Microsoft security update. Circulating as an e-mail the fake message points people at a bogus website that claims to host critical security updates. But anyone...

Froogle/Gmail Hack Warning

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Thanks to Aviran on BPN An Israeli hacker has uncovered a flaw in Froogle, Google's price-comparison service, which could allow access to users' Gmail accounts. Nir Goldshlager, who discovered the flaw, warned...

Tetris Worm Warning

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A new virus which may tempt many users is rearing its head in the wild. The Cellery worm installs a playable version of Tetris on PCs it has infected. However, while the game is being...

Argonaut shares fall on profit warning

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British independent developer Argonaut Games has seen its share price fall by almost 25 per cent today in the wake of a profits warning, issued this morning, which downgraded the firm's full year guidance to...

Japan hits Microsoft with antitrust warning

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Japan's antitrust regulators continue the monthly tradition of suing the software giant Microsoft. Today Japan accused Microsoft of unfair business practices. Unlike the European Union this lawsuit doesn't carry a heavy fine. ...

Firefox's downloads spiked after CERT's warning

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Thanks xStainDx for the heads up. Mozilla Firefox's downloads has spiked after the feds issued a warning against Internet Explorer. Wired News has reported that downloads for Mozilla Firefox has been constantly...

Intego issues Mac OS X Trojan Horse warning

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Macintosh security specialists, Intego on Thursday issued a security warning to its customers for the first Trojan horse to affect Mac OS X. Dubbed MP3Concept (MP3Virus.Gen), the Trojan horse exploits a weakness in Mac...

Xombe Trojan poses as Microsoft warning

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An e-mail disguised as a message from Microsoft's security team contains a dangerous Trojan horse called Xombe. Xombe, also known as Trojan.Xombe, Downloader-GJ and Troj/Dloader-L, was being distributed on Friday. It poses as...

Analysts' iTunes Windows warning

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Apple's continued success as a music service provider will depend on how well iTunes works in Windows, and its ability to offer all the features of the iPod at the right price. Mike McGuire, research...

Adobe Shares Drop 30 Pct After Warning

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Shares of Adobe Systems Inc. plunged almost 30 percent on Thursday, sliding to their lowest level since May 1999, a day after the publishing software maker cut its third-quarter earnings outlook. Shares...

Warning over password security

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Computer users are being urged to change their passwords regularly to avoid becoming a victim of internet fraud. Experts say that passwords used to log onto the internet and access confidential information such as bank...

Was Cigital security warning too hasty?

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Security experts gave mixed reviews Thursday to the way in which a software-reliability company disclosed a bug in Microsoft's newest tools for building applications for its .Net framework and Windows operating system. ...

FBI revises WinXP warning

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The FBI has reversed its advice for computer users trying to protect themselves against serious flaws in the latest version of Windows: applying the free fix from Microsoft is adequate, after all. ...

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