The United States Congress is taking a hard look at Peer to Peer file sharing programs, saying that they could cause classified documents to fall into the wrong hands.Washington DC – The United States Congress is taking a hard look at Peer to Peer file sharing programs, saying that they could cause classified documents to fall into the wrong hands. At a Government Reform Committee hearing yesterday, Lime Wire chairman Mark Gorton was grilled by House members and even committee chair Henry Waxman, a Democrat from California.
Sophos is describing a scary scenario of the state of the Internet today. In its most recent security threat report released today, the company says that malware is waiting for web surfers in almost every third webpage and, even worse, less than 20% pf web pages publish “constructive” content these days.
The Mozilla developers have fixed a known hole in the password manager of Firefox & Co, but there's still a vulnerability that can be exploited.
More than a year after recordable Blu-ray Disc media became available, HD DVD has finally made its way into the same market with Toshiba's latest notebook computer.
Samsung claims to have developed the first desktop LCD with Displayport interface, which competes with HDMI, DVI and UDI.
AMD has come up with a new technology that will allow the company to install 16 memory modules per CPU socket – instead of only 8 that are used with Opteron CPUs today.
Compact digital cameras usually have pathetic optical zoom, but Panasonic is changing that with its new LUMIX DMC-FZ18 with an amazing 18X optical zoom.
Lake Forest (CA) – Western Digital has upgraded its external My Book drive line with 2 TB versions. The larger size will be available on the My Book World Edition II, My Book Pro Edition II and the My Book Premium II.
It’s that time of the year again and the annual BlackHat and Defcon computer security conventions are returning to Las Vegas.
Hillsboro (OR) – Intel today disclosed more details about its final Core microprocessor product – the Tigerton processor: The CPU will go head to head with AMD’s 4P+ Opteron processors, which have dominated the MP processor segment for more than 2 years.
Alienware has begun offering flash-based mass storage devices for some of its notebooks. Customers can now purchase 32 GB solid state disk drives (SSDs) in a single or dual device configuration. Prices for SSD notebooks start at about $1500.
Microsoft has joined its search engine competitors by vowing to eliminate user information from searches after 18 months.