Consolidation in security keeps on coming, with Arbor Networks stepping up to the plate with plans to acquire Ellacoya Networks. Arbor, which announced a definitive agreement to acquire Ellacoya on Thursday, is looking to boost...

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Broadband has been a huge success in the UK with more than half of all UK homes with a connection, at an average speed of four megabits a second (Mbps). But there are fears that...

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The number of computers hijacked by malicious hackers to send out spam and viruses has grown almost 30% in the last year, according to a survey. More than six million computers world wide are now...

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Mobile firm MTC Namibia has announced the worlds first mobile phone base station powered by wind and the suns rays set to open in Namibia. MTC has been using base stations powered with just solar...

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A new Web log is posting what it purports are pictures, documents and letters from U.S. soldiers and military bases in Iraq and elsewhere--all of which the sites operator claims to have downloaded from peer-to-peer...

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As reported by the BBC, BT, the UK telecoms giant, is planning a massive overhaul of its telephone and data networks. Dubbed "21CN" (21st Century Network), the upgrade is going to cost BT in the...

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AusCERT, Australias 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...

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Microsoft Corp. on Friday filed its formal response to RealNetworks Inc."s anti-trust lawsuit against it, denying allegations that it is impeding competition in the digital media market. In the "Answers and Defenses" filing in federal...

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The security of wireless networks used by businesses in London has improved significantly over the last 12 months, says a survey. RSA Security found that 66% of the networks surveyed use the encryption...

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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...

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Faced with another private antitrust lawsuit, this time from digital media competitor Real Networks Inc., Microsoft Corp. late Thursday defended its position in the space. "There is vibrant competition in this marketplace and Real Networks"...

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