7th > February > 2002 Archive
Numerous installations of Microsoft ASP.NET are vulnerable to cross-site scripting (CSS), according to a recent post by Johannes Westerink to the BugTraq mailing list.
BT is to slash the cost of wholesale broadband access in a move which could lead to affordable high-speed Net access, its new Arsenal-supporting CEO confirmed today.
Toshiba Corp has become the latest Japanese electronics giants to lustfully eye the European mobile phone market. Tokyo, Japan-based Toshiba is planning to launch a range of European GPRS (general packet radio services) handsets in the summer of 2002. The company is hoping that it will be able to transfer expertise gained …
Advanced Micro Devices Inc is taking its desktop fight with Intel Corp into the burgeoning market for embedded Internet-enabled terminals and devices, Tony Cripps write. The move comes courtesy of Sunnyvale, California-based AMD's purchase of highly-rated Alchemy Semiconductor Inc, a privately-owned developer of high …
Sun Microsystems Inc' storage business had a good day yesterday - the first in three to four years of what have been abysmal times for the division, Tim Stammers writes. The company announced new models for its flagship T3 storage arrays that at last match the competition in terms of basic functionality. It also stepped up …
British educational software publishers are banding together to fight BBC's plans to "monopolise" digital broadcasting in schools.
BT’s plans to cut the wholesale cost of DSL could signal the demise of local loop unbundling in the UK.
BTopenworld continues to haemorrhage money – although at a reduced rate – in spite of increasing turnover.
A man is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty of having sex with a goat. He was spotted by passengers on a packed train which stopped at signals opposite an allotment.
Microsoft and the DoJ have taken the judge's hint and confirmed that they'll consider changes to the proposed antitrust settlement, following public comment received on it. This seems to have resulted in a straight two to one win for the opposers - 15,000 comments agin, 7,500 for.
Neutron Jack Welch, the titanic former boss of GE, forecasts chaos, if the HP/Compaq merger goes through.
Richard Stallman has written to us about comments made on the .NET/GNOME controversy, reported by Brazilian tech site HotBits and cited here thanks to a translation provided to us by HotBits, Stallman asks de Icaza to explain himself to the community.
Security researcher David Litchfield has identified a vast number of attacks against Oracle application servers and has written them up in a paper which includes defensive strategies as well.
Pragmatism has trumped pride at Sun Microsystems: the company will expand its Intel-based Cobalt line at the low-end to win back some of the business currently being lost to white box and Dell x86 servers.
The State of New York has filed suit against Network Associates over outrageous EULA terms forbidding users and journalists to speak ill of the company's security and anti-virus product, Reuters reports.
Enron, the corrupt energy trader, was feted for its ability to turn dull things - gas, broadband, data storage and sundry utilities - into trading pits.