26th August 2006 Archive
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A riddle wrapped in a Freenigma
German coders have developed a free encryption plug-in for webmail accounts. Freenigma comes as a browser plug-in for Firefox which works with Yahoo!, Gmail, Hotmail and other webmail accounts. The eponymous firm behind the technology wants to extend this service to other webmail and social network sites. The software offers an …
Enterprise Security 26 Aug 2006, 01:03
Update malaise spreads
Many users of the increasingly popular Ubuntu Linux distribution found themselves thrown back to mid-1990s on Tuesday, when a botched update to the graphical X Window subsystem brought them face-to-face with the command-line terminal. The update, pushed out to Ubuntu users Monday night, aimed to fix some hardware issues to the …
Operating Systems 26 Aug 2006, 08:02