'Six strikes' anti-piracy measures begin

The 'six strikes' system of copyright regulation has started rolling out over the last 24 hours, notifying consumers when they download music, movies and games illegally.

Avoid latest iOS upgrade, users warned

Two European carriers are warning iPhone 4S users not to upgrade to iOS 6.1 until Apple fixes bugs - and IT departments are reporting problems too.

Foxconn warns over iPhone 5 supply

Employer of the year Foxconn has admitted it can't keep up with demand for the iPhone 5, saying it's shipping 'far fewer' than requested.

Almost all online pharmacies are dangerous, says FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has launched an awareness campaign to warn consumers that the vast majority of online pharmacies are offering counterfeit drugs.

Google warns users of state-sponsored attacks

Google reckons it can tell when an online attack originates from a government, and is to start alerting Gmail users when it happens.

Were Facebook investors misled?

Facebook is being accused of advising some - but not all - underwriters to cut their forecasts for the company in the run-up to its IPO.

DNSChanger victims could lose internet in July

Hundreds of thousands of computer users around the world are in danger of losing their internet connection this summer, thanks to a global malware infection.

'Child porn' scareware hits Canada

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has issued a warning about scammers who claim that a user's PC is associated with child porn, and demand money to fix the problem.

Wifi 'Protected Setup': not that protected at all

The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team is warning that a popular tool bundled with many Wifi routers creates a major security flaw.

Judge tosses most of SF cellphone warning law

A federal judge has thrown out most provisions of a San Francisco law requiring phone retailers to display the amount of radiation emitted by each device.

'Small' safety risk as satellite falls to Earth

Put on your hard hats, everybody: NASA's warning that a defunct satellite is set to hit the earth sometime in the next six weeks.

LulzSec gives security advice to British National Health Service

LulzSec - the hacking group behind the recent attacks on Sony and Nintendo - demonstrated its cuddly side this week.

It's official: WHO classifies cellphones as cancer risk

After years of research and a great deal of argument, the World Health Organization has classified cellphones as possibly carcinogenic.

3DS could damage children's eyes, warns Nintendo

Nintendo is warning that children under six years old shouldn't use its upcoming 3DS in 3D mode.

3D TV can give you seizures, says Samsung

Samsung has issued a detailed warning about the dangers of watching its 3D televisions, saying the technology can give viewers epileptic seizures and strokes.

Team warns of potential catastrophe from meteorite strike

The Secure World Foundation (SWF) has warned the UN that it may be too disorganised to avoid disaster in the event of a major meteorite strike.