The British government plans to suspend the Internet accounts of residents suspected of downloading pirated music and films, according to news reports. But the latest figures on the geographic location spam-spewing zombie PCs suggest the U.K. government might do better...
Microsoft expanded its anti-piracy program this week, shipping a new software update that checks whether Office users are running a licensed or pirated version of the productivity suite. Windows users who have Automatic Updates turned on probably have by now...
August 26, 2009; 10:22 AM ET |
Categories: From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , New Patches , Piracy | Tags: office genuine advantage oga anti-piracy
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Security researchers are warning that Internet users who install pirated versions of Microsoft's latest Windows 7 operating system may also be installing malicious software, too. Experts at Atlanta-based security firm Damballa say they first noticed hacked versions of the Windows...
A company that makes security software for Mac computers is warning that copies of Apple's iWork productivity software that are available for download from peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing networks may be infected with a Trojan horse program. The malicious software appears...
Washingtonpost.com today published a follow-up story to the pieces we ran last week on the unplugging of a California Web hosting company and the subsequent worldwide drop in spam levels. Today's piece tries to answer the question we heard from...
November 18, 2008; 5:11 PM ET |
Categories: Cyber Justice , Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Piracy , U.S. Government , Web Fraud 2.0
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Update, 1:20 p.m.: A major correction is in order for this story: A spokesman for Visa just contacted me to say that the new deadlines actually apply to all non-U.S. retailers except those in Europe. The spokesman said Visa Europe...