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Microsoft Patch Causes HP Customers Headaches

Microsoft's latest series of patches is brewing trouble for some customers. While the MS06-015 patch was designed to fix a flaw in Windows Explorer, it is also causing plenty of problems for people who use HP printers, scanners and digital cameras. Those who use Sunbelt Software's Kerio Personal Fir...

International Identity Theft Ring Discovered

A spyware ring has infiltrated the IT systems of as many as 50 international banks and logged social security numbers, credit card and bank account numbers, passwords, eBay and PayPal account information and chat transcripts, according to the security firm Sunbelt Software. The anti-spyware manufact...

Microsoft Adds Spyware Weapon to Arsenal

Microsoft beefed up its security offerings, buying the anti-spyware company Giant and announcing it would make available for free a beta version of the software for Windows 2000 and later. The test version will be available within a month, Microsoft said. Microsoft will use Giant's intellectual prop...

Spam Proliferation Continues Despite Federal Law

An unsolicited e-mail arrives in your in-box from Marc Racicot, chairman of the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign, asking you to donate "using our secure server," a total of $2,000, $1,000, or a smaller sum, to keep TV ads exposing John Kerry's miserly defense spending record on the air. Political spam, like...

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