24th > May > 2003 Archive

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Canadian Uni to run virus writing course

Canada's University of Calgary is to run a course in writing malicious computer viruses.
John Leyden, 24 May 2003
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Ex-local councillor gets two years for online child abuse

A former school governor and ex-local councillor is starting a two year jail sentence for downloading more than 42,000 paedophilic images, including 2,500 movies.
John Leyden, 24 May 2003
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US lawmakers lose patience over spam

US lawmakers finally appear to be losing their patience over spam, with unsolicited e-mail now costing American business billions of dollars every year.
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What's wrong with this pixel shader?

Benchmark firm Futuremark has uncovered extensive cheating by NVidia in its 3DMark03 suite.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 May 2003