November 2006

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Vista consumer uptake to outstrip business use

    Consumer take-up of Windows Vista will far outstrip business take-up in terms of their share of the market, said analyst IDC.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    European Commission calls for real fight against spam

    The European Commission has said member states must do more to fight the spread of spam.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Corel to support rival document formats

    Corel's WordPerfect Office software is being updated to support both the Oasis-based Open Document Format (ODF) and Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML).

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Symantec distributes Vista security tools

    Symantec is distributing beta versions of Norton Internet Security 2007 and Norton AntiVirus 2007 for the upcoming Windows Vista operating system.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Oracle gets closer vulnerability focus

    A comparison of the vulnerabilities between Microsoft’s SQL Server database and Oracle’s relational database management products has suggested there are more vulnerability issues with Oracle’s products than Microsoft’s.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Met’s payroll data stolen

    The Metropolitan Police – and its data processing partner LogicaCMG – suffered embarrassment when it emerged that three laptops containing payroll details were stolen from LogicaCMG’s offices.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Getting on top of unwanted e-mail

    F5 Networks and Secure Computing have announced plans to deliver a security option that will enable organisations to eliminate up to 70% of unwanted e-mail from untrustworthy senders.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    MySpace faces Firefox risk

    Firefox’s browser is making it possible for cybercriminals to steal user information on websites where users create their own pages, according to some security researchers.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Anti-phishing toolbars? Too many false positives…

    A survey of so-called ‘anti-phishing toolbars’ has come to the worrying conclusion that none of them are any good.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Gartner finds growth for worldwide server shipments

    Research by analyst firm Gartner has found that worldwide server shipments for the third quarter of 2006 increased 9.1% over the same quarter last year, while worldwide server revenue for the same period climbed 4.4%.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Smartbunker is first in UK to get Blade Ready

    American Power Conversion (APC), a global provider of high-availability systems for network-critical physical infrastructure (NCPI), has announced the first UK hosting partner to join its Blade Ready programme.