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Burn DVDs slowly, warns Microsoft

Microsoft is advising Vista beta testers to burn their downloaded ISOs as slowly as 1X or 2X to avoid corrupted media. It says that its failure telemetry data is showing that three quarters of failed... More...

Microsoft warns of 22 new security flaws

Microsoft on Tuesday published 10 software security advisories, warning Windows users and corporate administrators of 22 new flaws that affect the company's products. The advisories, and patches published with the bulletins, range... More...

WinZip Warns of Security Flaws

Thanks cybershark, and jon. Windows clients running the popular WinZip application are at risk from a number of critical security flaws, according to WinZip Computing and security researchers. The compression/decompression tool is one... More...

Apple warns about bad batteries

Apple is recalling 28,000 faulty batteries used to power its 15-inch Powerbook G4 laptops. An internal short circuit in the batteries causes them to overheat and could pose a fire hazard to... More...

Symantec Warns Of Flaw In Antivirus Program

Symantec Corp. is warning its customers about a security vulnerability within its antivirus application. The Internet security vendor ranks the flaw as "medium," while security research group Secunia pegged the flaw as "moderately critical." The... More...

CERT warns of SSH vulnerability

The CERT Coordination Center at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh is warning users about a serious security vulnerability in the OpenSSH (Secure Shell) that could enable a remote attacker to run malicious code or launch... More...

SCO warns open-source community

Open-source software supporters need to do a better job of policing themselves as developers and activists, according to Darl McBride, CEO of controversial Unix seller SCO Group. In an "open letter to... More...

Nintendo Warns Importers

Nintendo of Europe continues to warn retailers of potential legal action over the importing of Game Boy Advance titles, with the firm now targeting those selling US versions of Advance Wars 2. Earlier this year,... More...

Sony warns of fake spam scam

SonyStyle customers should not respond to fraudulent request for personal info. Sony has warned consumers to beware of fake spam email bearing the subject title 'SonyStyle user and email address'. The electronics giant said yesterday... More...

RIAA warns individual swappers

The Recording Industry Association of America said it has sent cease-and-desist letters to five people whom it suspects of illegally offering massive amounts of copyrighted music through peer-to-peer networks. The RIAA learned... More...

SCO warns Linux may be 'illegal'

Thanks leebobs SCO, the owner of the Unix operating system, has announced that it considers 'Linux ... an unauthorised derivative of UNIX' and has warned commercial users of Linux that they... More...

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