India State to Dump Windows for Linux
(AP) -- A southern Indian state plans to switch all school computers from Microsoft Windows to the free Linux operating system, an official said Thursday.
Method to Better Predict Software Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability defects in software that can allow hackers to bypass security measures have emerged as a significant threat in a society that increasingly relies on computer systems and the Internet for commerce and other uses.
Microsoft gives further peek at Windows 8
Microsoft on Tuesday provided another glimpse at changes coming with the next-generation of Windows software that powers most of the world's computers.
Software developer shows face-swapping in realtime (w/ video)
Adobe plugs Flash webcam spy hole
Microsoft says Google is bypassing its cookie stopping technology too
Microsoft fixing security bug in Internet Explorer (Update)
(AP)—Microsoft is releasing an update to its Internet Explorer browser to fix a security problem that could expose personal computers to hacking attacks.
Java software said to put computers in peril
The US Department of Homeland Security warned Thursday that a flaw in Java software is so dangerous that people should stop using it.
Facing the Windows XP apocalypse? Here are some options
Are you ready for the "XP Apocalypse" on April 8? That's when Microsoft Corp. plans to stop issuing security updates for the aging, but still-popular XP version of its flagship Windows operating system, which ...
Google turns Android smartphones into interpreters
Google on Wednesday began turning Android-powered smartphones into interpreters with experimental software that lets the handsets translate conversations in real time.
Mozilla's Shumway pushes Flash to off-ramp
Math that powers spam filters used to understand how brain learns to move our muscles
A team of biomedical engineers has developed a computer model that makes use of more or less predictable “guesstimates” of human muscle movements to explain how the brain draws on both what it recently learned and ...
ACLU: Slow smartphone updates are privacy threat
One of the leading U.S. civil-rights organizations is taking on an unusual cause: spotty smartphone updates. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what it considers ...
Windows anti-piracy tool causes controversy
When Microsoft released its WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) anti-piracy tool in July of 2005, its goal was to attempt to find a way to track and help reduce the illegal use of its Windows XP operating system. But the company ...