20th October 2007 Archive
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ActiveX also enters into the equation
If you have RealPlayer installed and use Internet Explorer to browse the web, beware: an exploit in circulation can allow an attacker to take complete control of your machine, Symantec is warning. Attacks targeting the most recent version of RealNetworks' music and video player were first observed Thursday night. They exploit …
Security 20 Oct 2007, 00:11
'We manage, but we don't block.'
New tests have confirmed that Comcast is throttling file-sharing traffic. Citing tests run on machines across the US, The Associated Press reported today that the big-name internet service provider "actively interferes" with attempts to swap files over P2P networks like BitTorrent, eDonkey, and Gnutella. The Reg first …
Broadband 20 Oct 2007, 02:56
EVE Online, the massively multi-player online Sci-Fi game, shut down for ten hours yesterday (Friday), after discovering a security breach. In a statement posted on the site, Jón Hörðdal, chief operating officer of CCP, EVE Online's owner, said the company had "discovered an anomaly in the EVE Online Database indicating a …
Hardware 20 Oct 2007, 18:42