18th > October > 2003 Archive

‘Kill Bill’ Trojan fails to rack up body count

A new backdoor (spying program) which poses as a DivX file containing subtitles from the latest Quentin Tarantino film Kill Bill has been spotted on the Net.
John Leyden, 18 Oct 2003

Palm's Nagel risks SEC wrath with OS claims

PalmSource's CEO David Nagel faces questions about his claims that the company is in talks to license PalmOS to SonyEricsson. The handset manufacturer has flatly denied any such talks are taking place. SonyEricsson would represent a major win for Nagel's PalmSource licensing operation.
Andrew Orlowski, 18 Oct 2003

Options dwindle for London baseball mavens

Baseball fans in London have just ten online destinations to follow their favorite sport, if Google is to be believed. Last week Google offered fourteen. Of course Google finds far more matching results than it reports: 330,000, it tells us. It simply deems 329,993 of them as unfit for browsing, and we can't see them. Why?
Andrew Orlowski, 18 Oct 2003

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