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Sendmail Trojan looks familiar

Kevin Poulsen, 11 Oct 2002

Paying for DRM

Letters: Music biz strikes back with free, DRM 'padlocked' downloads WMP users 'wish' for better DRM, wider takeup of WMA O geeks, what has become of us? The geeks are in fine fettle, Tom - get with the program
Andrew Orlowski, 11 Oct 2002

SEC takes belated fraud action against L&H

ComputerWire, 11 Oct 2002

IBM Japan fined for misstating income

ComputerWire, 11 Oct 2002

NAI posts profit on revenue up 13%

ComputerWire, 11 Oct 2002

Security tops list of reasons not to deploy Web Services

ComputerWire, 11 Oct 2002

Microsoft Passport boost through limited code access

ComputerWire, 11 Oct 2002

Intel to appeal $150m Itanium patent ruling

ComputerWire, 11 Oct 2002

AIX 5.2 provides dynamic partitions, other tweaks

ComputerWire, 11 Oct 2002

102 ways to kill your computer

Update 2Thanks to everyone who sent us their killer computer links. We've compiled them all at the end of this article for ease of reference.
Team Register, 11 Oct 2002

Outlook Express in crypto processing flaw

Code used to authenticate messages to Outlook Express users might be turned against them by attackers to run hostile code on victims' machines.
John Leyden, 11 Oct 2002

Is this the end for .net.uk?

The second level domain .net.uk may be dead before Christmas due to underuse, thanks to the changing Internet world.
Kieren McCarthy, 11 Oct 2002

Channel mired in networking depression

The networking market remains in a state of deep depression, with recovery not expected until the second half of 2003, and resellers in particular feeling the pain.
John Leyden, 11 Oct 2002

HP reaches out with software strategy

As the world moves down the road to a web services based future, HP, like every other vendor, is making its play in the big exciting world of applications on demand. Rather than setting up as a jack-of-all-trades, the new HP is collaborating and playing to its strengths in its latest web services software strategy.
IT-Analysis, 11 Oct 2002

Office 11 Beta due within a month

The next version of Microsoft Office - codenamed office 11 - is not yet in beta, says Microsoft, but it is due within a month, Alun Williams writes.
PC Pro, 11 Oct 2002

Mobile phone growth to stagnate in Europe

Western Europe's mobile phone market will stagnate at around the 300 million mark, says a new report.
ElectricNews.net, 11 Oct 2002

US tech job losses slowing?

The number of job losses in the US tech sector have hit staggering levels through the first half of this year. A report from the AEA, the American Electronics Association, shows that in the first few months as many as 113,000 employees were shown the door in one way or another. But hope is at hand - the organisation reckon that the rate of redundancies are slowing.
IT-Analysis, 11 Oct 2002

Who will buy O2?

OpinionSimon Rockman is the publisher of What Mobile, a monthly magazine/buyer's guide for people interested in mobile phones.
Simon Rockman, 11 Oct 2002

Todmorden might not get broadband

There are fears that Todmorden in West Yorkshire might not be upgraded to DSL because some ISPs are failing to pass on information to BT Wholesale.
Tim Richardson, 11 Oct 2002

BTo admits ‘oversight’ in Todmorden pre-registration initiative

BTopenworld has admitted that it has so far failed to process any orders as part of a demand-led initiative to convert exchanges to DSL.
Tim Richardson, 11 Oct 2002

BTo takes ADSL to the high street

BTopenworld has teamed up with high street electrical retailer Maplin to show off its business-class broadband service.
Tim Richardson, 11 Oct 2002

Gio Internet in Pipex plagiarism row

The boss of Gio Internet claims that the appearance of Pipex's Ts&Cs on his ISP's Web site was "a mistake".
Tim Richardson, 11 Oct 2002

Scottish ISP in repeat DDoS attack

Edinburgh-based ISP edNET was hit by a distributed denial of service attack, again.
John Leyden, 11 Oct 2002

Messenger users get Henpecked

Virus writers have targeted MSN Messenger users with a childishly transparent, but at least partially effective, piece of social engineering.
John Leyden, 11 Oct 2002

Introducing the latest hacker exploit: War Phoning

Bluetooth-enabled phones and PDAs with inadequate security could become the target of the next wave of security exploits, allowing phreakers to filch confidential information or even make calls using someone else's identity.
John Leyden, 11 Oct 2002

Carly's bananas to worry about Dell ink

LettersQuick question for you, by way of introduction:-
Andrew Orlowski, 11 Oct 2002

NEC chip heretic was not Fisted

We reported here that an outspoken critic of Itanium at NEC Leonard Tsai had lost his job because of remarks made about the troubled processor.
Andrew Orlowski, 11 Oct 2002

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