The DNS Patch is Hacked

A (bored) Russian physicist has successfully hacked an emergency patch designed to fix a recently discovered DNS vulnerability. Evgeniy Polyakov reportedly used two desktop computers and a high-speed...

Homer Simpson spreads malware

A screen name once connected to animated TV dad Homer Simpson is being used to spread malware. In a 2003 episode of The Simpsons, writers revealed that Homer’s e-mail address was chunkylover53@...

Join Project Honey Pot

Project Honey Pot is the first and only distributed system for identifying spammers and the spambots they use to scrape addresses from your website. Using the Project Honey Pot system you can install...

Join Firefox’s Guiness WR attempt

All you have to do is get Firefox 3 during Download Day to help set the record for most software downloads in 24 hours – it’s that easy. Visit spreadfirefox.com to sign up! You will get notifie...

Only 650 million IP’s left!

The European Union (EU) will try to make a change to IPv6 as soon as possible, but what happened to IPv5? The World is running out of IP addresses! Today’s Internet protocol system, IPv4, has b...

Guess who’s storing your stolen data

Finjan recently reported (MPOM report) on a Crimeserver hosting 1.4G of unprotected stolen data, including passwords, medical data, emails etc. A few days ago they found yet another. To demonstrate h...

Firefox 3 RC1 Testday

The moment has arrived! Mozilla are welcoming all testers to help with Firefox 3 RC1 Testday (Part 1). This will be the biggest testday of the year, and they need your help. What: Firefox 3 Release C...

30 year with SPAM

Did you think SPAM was a new phenomenon? Think again! The first 400 The first spammer submitted 400 messages on 4th May 1978 to DEC-users – an early version of what we today call a PC (Personal...

World Wide Web 15th anniversary

Today the World Wide Web’s (WWW) celebrates its 15th anniversary. 30th April 1993 the web’s code was put into the public domain by Cern, the lab where the web was developed. From only a f...