21st November 2004 Archive
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Curfews for those thought to be thinking about terror
UK Home Secretary David Blunkett today promised to widen the 'terror suspect' net further to impose internet and banking banning orders on people suspected of "acts preparatory to terrorism". Legislation to support this will come in addition to the raft of measures he will announce in the Queen's Speech this coming week, and is …
Media 21 Nov 2004, 15:33
Important notice Some Reg readers may be infected
Early on Saturday morning some banner advertising served for The Register by third party ad serving company Falk AG became infected with the Bofra/IFrame exploit. The Register suspended ad serving by this company on discovery of the problem. Bofra/IFrame is a currently unpatched exploit which affects Internet Explorer 6.0 on …
Site News 21 Nov 2004, 16:18
Another ministerial preemptive strike...
Education secretary Charles Clarke today joined in the law and order bidding wars by confirming that he was considering using x-ray weapons detectors in schools, and encouraging schools to invite the police to mount surprise raids on their premises. The Register wishes to thank Clarke for his prompt confirmation of our …
Media 21 Nov 2004, 22:30