Friday, December 16, 2005

Software Thief Admits To Crimes

Nathan Peterson took on some of the world's largest computer software companies, and for a while, he won.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

One-quarter of Internet users targeted in phishing scams monthly

About one in four Internet users are hit with e-mail scams every month that try to lure sensitive personal information from unsuspecting consumers, a study says.

Sunday, December 04, 2005

IM worms up again in November

The number of worms that targeted instant-messaging services hit 62 in November, up 226 percent from October and hitting a new record, Akonix Systems said Tuesday. Of the worms, 58 were variants of previous pests, and four were new. In the same month, a total of 14 attacks hit peer-to-peer networks, such as Kazaa and eDonkey, according to Akonix, which sells security software and appliances.

ISPs may not carry int’l calls over VoIP

The Ministry of Communications has instructed Internet service providers (ISPs) to ensure that their systems do not carry international calls over VoIP, which bypass Israel’s authorized international calls carriers. The ministry sent the instruction following complaints.

EU expects a rush for .eu domain name

The European Union expects a surge of applications next week when its ``.eu'' regional domain name opens for registration.