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Trojan horses gallop into networks

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Security

An outbreak of Trojan horse programs is hitting networks around the world, an e-mail security company has warned.

Vendors Team on Debian-Based Enterprise Linux

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Linux

Sources close to Mandriva, Progeny and Turbolinux say the trio of companies will be announcing a new enterprise Linux distribution based on Debian Linux at the LinuxWorld event in San Francisco in August.

Making a dual-boot RH9 and Fedora Core 3 computer

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HowTos

There are many different ways to configure dual booting Linux and Windows on a computer. There are very few documented methods in configuring a dual booting Linux setup. This write-up (although not perfect), should give the basis of getting Red Hat 9 and Fedora Core 3 working on the same hard drive.

PCLinuxOS Preview 9.1 updated and released.

PCLinuxOS Preview 9.1 is now posted up on the bittorrent tracker located at http://www.pclinuxonline.com/tracker. This is an update for the livecd with fixes for various issues found after the release of preview 9.

Review: War of the Worlds

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Movies
Reviews
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The Steven Spielberg remake of War of the Worlds was a bit of a disappointment to me. I'd been looking forward to seeing it and the preview trailers looked exciting. But the finished project couldn't live up to the hype.

Email traffic doubled after London bomb blasts

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Web

Email traffic has doubled in Europe today after four bombs exploded in central London.

On-the-run spammer caught and canned

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Security

One of the world's most prolific spammers was arrested as he stepped off a plane in the US after a combined effort from the FBI and Spamhaus.

Man Charged With Stealing Wi-Fi Signal

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Sci/Tech

Police have arrested a man for using someone else's wireless Internet network in one of the first criminal cases involving this fairly common practice.

Opera chooses BitTorrent to supercharge browser

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Software

OPERA Software is showing off a new version of its browser that includes support for BitTorrent.

Zlib Security Flaw Exposes Swath of Programs

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Security

A serious security flaw has been identified in Zlib, a widely used data compression library. Fixes have begun to appear, but a large number of programs could be affected. Symantec Corp. reports that AIX, Debian, FreeBSD, Gentoo, SuSE, Red Hat, Ubuntu and many other operating systems are affected.

UPDATE: Linux vendors pump out highly critical patch.

Soprano—A PC Case on the Cheap

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Hardware
Reviews

Thermaltake's new budget-minded case offers plenty of value, but suffers from a cheap plastic feel. Priced well under $100, is the compromise in materials worth it?

Fear of spyware changing online habits

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Security

Internet users worried about spyware and adware are shunning specific Web sites, avoiding file-sharing networks, even switching browsers.

Big Brother recruits cameraphone users

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Sci/Tech

A UK firm today unveiled plans for a service that allows members of the public to send pictures of antisocial behaviour to local authorities using mobile phones.

Safe browser an oxymoron?

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Web

CERT security analyst Art Manion warns that all Web browsers now face similar threats--and some even share similar design features.

London Death Toll Over 33

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Misc

A series of bomb attacks on London's transport network have killed more than 30 people and injured scores more.

Explosions Rock London's Transport System

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Sci/Tech

Communications networks remain largely intact, but mobile and fixed-line phone networks are severely congested.

The Lonely Apple Repairman?

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Mac

I'm convinced there will never be a lonely Apple Computer repairman. What finally persuaded me was my experience last week with the folks Apple calls the "geniuses."

A Week Without Internet

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Web

Cox Communications Inc. said yesterday that some of its Northern Virginia customers were unable to access the Internet after June 22, when the company began upgrading its high-speed service.

Intel and Morgan Freeman to distribute movies online

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Movies

Intel has bought itself a prestigeous partnership in the digital content distribution service. According to an announcement made on Wednesday, the chip manufacturer co-founded ClickStar with Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary, producer of the Oscar-winning actor's company Revelations.

Blog Bares Sex Offender's Demons

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Web

An ominous online journal maintained by accused kidnapper Joseph Duncan becomes a forum in the wake of his alleged crimes, as revolted web surfers condemn the convicted sexual predator.

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