Microsoft IIS is open to total exploitation by an attacker who can establish a Web session and execute a buffer overrun against an ISAPI (Internet Server Application Programming Interface) extension which contains an unbounded buffer. The result would be system-level access, enabling an attacker to run arbitrary code against the machine, or make file and setup modifications of his or her choice.
Apple UK's offer of interest-free credit for buyers of the current generation of iMac isn't quite as good a deal as it's cracked up to be.
Never before has the world's demand for memory chips been as low as it will be this year.
Intel will indeed release server-oriented 0.13 micron Pentium III processors today, one of the Great Satan's spokesimps has confirmed.
Computacenter has issued a statement saying Q2 sales have been weaker than those in the first quarter.
El Reg is indebted to Johnson King Public Relations of Weston Street, London for blending fashion and IT in its bid to make CRM more sexy.
Ex-MI6 agent Richard Tomlinson may well have been duped by Russian intelligence in the publication of his book on Britain's secret services, The Big Breach.
A cock-up and not a conspiracy appears to be the reason for MSNBC running a Wall Street Journal story about Microsoft that omitted references to the Beast's competitors. Differences between the two were spotted late last week, with MSNBC amending its earlier version of Lee Gomes' WSJ copy to reinstate the references to BSD and Sun on Friday.
Oracle claims that the worst of the slowdown in technology spending is now over.
First there was ORBS and now there is ORBZ, ORBL and ORDB. We covered the first two yesterday, but Thomas Jensen has been in touch to say he has set up ORDB, standing for Open Relay Database. It should go public later today at http://ordb.org.
A third of all PC-owning households in the US own a scanner - this is bad news for scanner makers.
Compaq is first out of the blocks with a barnstorming midrange benchmark for a system running Oracle 9i.
There's reassuring news for broadband providers today after a survey found that four out of ten Net users want hi-speed Net access.
After the monster revelation that EMC isn't actually the impenetrable beast that everyone thought it was, it seems that the company may have given its head a bit of a shake. It seems to be getting all liberal, wishy-washy even.
BT and Deutsche Telekom-owned One2One were back in court yesterday asking the government for £85 million a piece from 3G licence payments.
Matrox has today announced its latest graphics chip, the G550, as we predicted a month or so back.
ReviewIt has taken a year for us to find a camera to beat our old Best Buy model, the FinePix 4700 Zoom, and it took the same manufacturer, Fuji, to come up with the goods. And the FinePix 6800 Zoom beats its predecessor for style, substance and value for money.
UpdatedIf you fancy getting naked and sweaty with your girlfriend, it might be a good idea to turn your webcam off. Or at least turn it away from the action, or hang your underpants over the lens.
LineOne - Tiscali UK's consumer ISP - is threatening to evict 103 users from its unmetered service accusing them of "abnormally high" usage.
As Dad's Army's Private Fraser so aptly put it, "We're doomed. We're all doomed." 'We', in this case, are the world's semiconductor companies, and the doomsayer is market researcher Gartner Dataquest analyst Bryan Lewis.
Maplin Electronics, the electronics mecca for UK soldering iron geeks, has been sold by one private equity firm to another for £42m.
Business decision makers are feeling a "renewed sense of optimism in the beleaguered technology sector", according to a straw poll conducted by PSINet UK at a recent Internet exhibition.