VPN adoption is strong
Sales of virtual private networking (VPN) products and services should top $21.3bn this year, according to the latest estimates from San Jose, California-based market research firm Infonetics Research Inc, with future spending levels more than doubling by 2006.
KPNQwest limps on
Struggling KPNQwest appears to have bought itself some more time, giving rise to hopes that its fibre-optic network will remain open for at least the rest of the month.
Upbeat Dell pumps up printers, routers
Dell has issued an upbeat assessment for Q2, holding steady on previous sales guidelines ($8bn), and claiming it's taking share against the backdrop of a "pretty rough" market.
Billion dollar bungle ‘loses’ US tech lab
If any more proof were needed that the most powerful nation on earth is now governed by a junta of panic-stricken, innumerate provincial nitwits, consider this.
Affinity Internet narrows losses
Shares in Affinity Internet slid 13 per cent by late morning as the company report increased turnover and narrowing losses.
X-windows remote DoS with big fonts
X-windows, with or without the font server (XFS) running can be crashed remotely via Mozilla when fonts are set to an unnaturally large size with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), Tom Vogt of Lemuria.org has reported.
Credit-card hackers stung with bogus IIS 'sploit
What happens when you float a counterfeit IIS hole in a carder chatroom on IRC, tantalizing its young denizens with a quick, easy score? Do they proxy up, patiently enumerate the site, grab banners, analyze what they're up against and carefully plot an attack? Or do they rush into the trap like so many elite lemmings?