Researcher Reveals 2-Step Vista UAC Hack
The technique uses social engineering to trick the victim into downloading an innocent-looking file that includes a Trojan horse attack.
Microsoft: Hardware Trends Create 'Perfect Storm'
Microsoft is moving to 64-bit server operating systems after Windows Server 2008, company execs say at WinHEC, praising the increased performance and security of the new hardware.
Desktop Virtualization Is Starting to Expand
With virtualization fairly well established in the data center as a way to squeeze more out of x86 servers, top vendors, industry watchers and customers have started to turn more attention to getting that same type of potential ...
IBM Goes Live with Latest Virtual Business Center
IBM launched its new virtual IBM Business Center, providing IBM and its clients with a way to conduct business, gather information and form relationships.
SAP, Microsoft Team to Increase Migration to SQL Server 2005
A partnership between SAP and Microsoft is aimed at simplifying and accelerating the adoption of SQL Server 2005 and optimizing it for the SAP Business Suite.
Broadcom N Router Gets Draft 2.0 Certification
Semiconductor company Broadcom announced today that its line of Intensi-fi routers has received certification for Draft 2.0 of the 802.11n spec by the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Google Marches Toward Universal Search
Beginning today, Google is starting down a path toward integrating search information from previously disparate sources like books, Web sites, video, maps, news, and more.
Microsoft to Upgrade Patch Advance Notice and Bulletins
Changes will dig important information out of the pages and put them up top.
Nova Scotia reacts to mumps outbreak
Health care workers in Nova Scotia received immunizations from mumps this week as the Canadian province took steps to limit an outbreak of the disease.
Pediatric cancer stem cell identified: understanding the origin of ERMS
As published in the June 1 issue of Genes & Development, Dr. Leonard Zon (Children’s Hospital Boston) and colleagues have identified the cancer stem cell for rhabdomyosarcoma, the most common soft-tissue sarcoma of chi ...
Adolescents with High-Risk Sexual Attitudes Attract Peers with Similar Attitudes
High-risk sexual behavior in adolescents appears to be influenced by the sexual attitudes of peers, and young people select friends whose attitudes about sex are consistent with their own attitudes. These are the conclusions ...
Violent sleep disorder linked to a form of dementia
Mayo Clinic researchers and a group of international collaborators have discovered a correlation between an extreme form of sleep disorder and eventual onset of parkinsonism or dementia. The findings appear in the current ...
Scientists seek useful traits in wild cottons
If you have Mom's smile, Dad's eyes and Grandpa's laugh, you might wonder what other traits you picked up from the genealogic fabric of the ol' family tree. Scientists at the Texas A&M University System Agricultural ...
No magic tomato? Study breaks link between lycopene and prostate cancer prevention
Tomatoes might be nutritious and tasty, but don’t count on them to prevent prostate cancer. In the May issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers based at the National Cancer Institute and Fred H ...