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Microsoft kicks Ubuntu update in the hardy herons

Microsoft, it seems, is reaping the benefits of years spent patching Windows online, beating online update services from newer - and sexier - rivals.

Ex-HP veep pleads guilty to passing on IBM trade secrets

A former Hewlett-Packard executive has pleaded guilty today for attempting to pass trade secrets from his previous employer, IBM.
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New York pressures more ISPs into child pornography crackdown

Bowing to continued pressure from the New York Attorney General, two more big-name American ISPs have shut down access to dozens of Usenet newsgroups that contain child pornography - and many more that don't.
Cade Metz, 12 2008

Malware authors declare start of World War III (again)

It beggars belief that anyone would think that they'd first hear of World War III through a spam email. But hackers are relying on such credulous fools in an attempt to spread a new Trojan.