Die Phishing-Attacken auf Zehntausende von Kunden bei Microsoft Hotmail, Google und schuelerVZ in den vergangenen Wochen zeigen die Sorglosigkeit der Nutzer und die Verwundbarkeiten von weit verbreiteten Diensten im Internet. Insgesamt kursierten wenigstens zeitweise rund 30.000 E-Mail-Zugangsdaten auf dem freien Markt. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. It's become an all-too-common scam: A legitimate Web site pops up a window that looks just like a real security warning. It says there's something wrong with the computer, and click here to fix it. A few clicks later, the victim is paying out US$40 for some bogus software, called rogue antivirus.
Premium-Inhalt. As I wrote the other day, I'm . It's getting a fresh install on a new hard-drive partition, then a gradual load of software, settings, and data.
Premium-Inhalt. WinZip Pro's newest version offers a slew of featured aimed at Windows 7 integration, but it hasn't abandoned its core functions--nor does it leave users of older OSs out in the cold. ($50, 30-day free trial) still offers advanced tools, such as importing files directly into zip files from cameras, and backing up important folders.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "With Hyper-V R2, Microsoft sets its sights on VMware," which ran on the wire Friday, misstated the requirements for using Microsoft's Live Migration tool. The fifth and sixth paragraphs of the story have been corrected and now read:
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is moving toward opening a formal complaint against Intel, according to a news report published on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. The new Trivial Pursuit Team board game is pretty much what you would expect it to be; it's the same fundamental trivia based game, but players band together and pool their talents to win. As a way to promote this, Hasbro has launched what may be the ultimate online, team-based face-off; a boys vs girls game of Trivial Pursuit.
Premium-Inhalt. As if a sweet wasn't tempting you enough to reserve on Amazon, the online sales giant has gone and pitted every town in America against each other in a massive pre-order battle under the guise of charity.
Premium-Inhalt. Carl Icahn, the activist investor who pushed for some of the big changes that have taken place at Yahoo, announced his resignation Friday from the company's board of directors.
Premium-Inhalt. Though no firm date has been set, THQ Wireless has confirmed that it is bringing the classic trench run sequence from Star Wars to the iPhone. Utilizing tilt based controls and some fairly startling looking graphics the game looks to be (yet another) faithful recreation of the scene. Check out the video below.
Premium-Inhalt. It's not just the top grossing game on the app store, but Harmonix' is pulling in more money than any other app in the app store right now. The game, which hit earlier this week for $9.99, includes 20 tracks that can be played on the device's touchscreen with all four of the franchise's trademark instruments (yes, including vocals) fully implemented for both single player and multiplayer sessions. The game supports Bluetooth enabled four player gameplay, but currently no Wi-Fi or Internet play. Songs can be download from the app for $0.99 each.
Premium-Inhalt. As operating system launches go, Windows 7 has been a pretty sweet one for Microsoft. The reviews , and aside from some unintentionally hilarious videos promoting , the company has mostly done things right.
Premium-Inhalt. A single group of attackers accounted for a quarter of all in the first half of this year, according to a new study.
Premium-Inhalt. Almost everyone likes Windows 7. It's faster, cleaner and easier to use. But is paranormal activity wrecking the rollout?
Premium-Inhalt. I'm in a bind. I can't work out whether Senator Nick Minchin is plain mad, or there is method to his madness.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon announced Thursday that Kindle reader software was . Fortunately for those of us who live a bit better than our Windows-suffering brethren, Amazon has now hastily added that a Mac version of Kindle software is also on the way.
Premium-Inhalt. It looks like may start charging its viewers next year. The dire news arrived via News Corp. executive Chase Carey, who made the suggestion this week at Broadcast & Cable's OnScreen Media Summit in New York.
Premium-Inhalt. Mixing social networking and entertainment features with the familiar BlackBerry-brand business-centric tools, the lightweight ($130 with a two-year contract; price as of 10/22/09) is a solid but underpowered addition to Research in Motion's lineup of thumb-friendly smartphones.
Premium-Inhalt. The Web's gotten all worked up this week over a sex-centric by Pepsi. The app, called , provided pickup lines for different categories of women, ranging from "the nerd" to "the foreign exchange student." It then encouraged users to keep track of their conquests on a "brag list" that could be shared across various social networks.