Westchester County: We Ticket Wi-Fi
A new law passed today by County Executive Andy Spano, makes Westchester, NY the first county to fine businesses for running open, Wi-Fi networks....
Phishers Snare Victims With VoIP
A security firm has found a phishing scheme in which the scammers used Internet telephony to copy a bank's automated voice system in order to steal customers' passwords, account numbers
Review: Samsung Helix
This new pocket XM radio receiver and recorder is like "TiVo for radio." You can even record individual songs off the air by pressing a single button. If you don't
Do It Yourself Podcasting
The growing popularity of podcasting opens opportunities for your business to spread its message in a new way.
Firefox Bug Could Be Serious
A security firm fears that a zero-day vulnerability in a fully-patched and most-current version of Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox could be exploited.
Bright Shine, Or Eclipse?
If you think about it, Scott McNealy had an amazing run as Sun's CEO -- one that went for a long, loooong time in this business. He co-founded the company in 1982 and became CEO and chairman two years later;...
Fox Sees Sun's Solaris
Fox Television has tapped Sun Microsystems's Solaris 10 operating system (OS), servers, and storage, a company executive has told TechWeb.
Rapid7 Spots Vulnerabilities
Numerous flaws found in Symantec Scan Engine pose the risk of unauthorized access to critical data and malicious attacks, reports Rapid7
ESS Secures Microsoft
Essential Security Software announced support for Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services (RMS)
BIG-IP 1500 Global Traffic Manager
It's not cheap, but this load balancing appliance with global traffic management capabilities is easy to use and has the extras you'll want.
EMC Stays Smart
What new Clariions? EMC brings out new management software to open its user show
New Sun CEO Schwartz Talks Tactics
New Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz and EVP Greg Papadopoulos plan to make sure the company's R&D targets the best opportunities, including Open Solaris and energy-efficient hardware.
Schwartz Replaces McNealy As Sun CEO
Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy resigned on Monday in the wake of another poor earnings report; he remains as chairman. Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's president and COO, will assume the CEO
EMC Beefs Up Storage Security Offerings
EMC unveils its strategy for not only storing and protecting data, but for securing it as well, and introduces two new offerings aimed at helping secure customer data, as well
Sun CEO McNealy Steps Down
Scott McNealy, chief executive and co-founder of Sun Microsystems is stepping down, it was reported Monday.
The Right Firewall for the Job
It seems like there's a different breed of firewall for every day of the week: application firewalls, Web firewalls, desktop firewalls and more. Let us help you pick the right
The IT Job Market: A Positive Outlook
By all accounts this year and next will be the year for the IT job seeker with new opportunities cropping up everywhere and salaries rising right along with the hiring
Trouble In Skypeland: It Misses eBay Revenue Targets
When eBay bought Skype for the staggering sum of over $4 billion, Skype had to meet certain revenue targets. But trouble is ahead: It looks as if Skype is falling behind, and won't be able to get the full payout....
The Top Five Skype Add-ons
Skype is more than just a telephony client. There are many accessories that enhance the basic Skype functionality. Here are the ones we like the most
Yet Another Zero-day Smacks IE
Microsoft's Internet Explorer, which was just patched with 10 fixes two weeks ago, suffers from yet another zero-day vulnerability that can be exploited remotely, Symantec says.
IT Careers: Making A Change
Is your IT job feeling a little stale? It's a great time to switch companies or even industries, and some emerging fields and technologies could make a change all the
Microsoft Digs Its Teeth Into Entertainment
Microsoft Corp. made several key announcements Monday at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2006 conference in Las Vegas, cementing its place in broadcast industry.
802.11n wireless gear falls short in testing
The first round of IEEE draft 802.11n-compliant wireless networking equipment from Netgear and Buffalo Technology proved disappointing in terms of performance and interoperability, according to independent tests.
HP Launches ILM Blitz
Attacks ILM from all directions, while customers try to answer one problem at a time