Is Google Image using censorship

Is it censorship? Or is it just a slow spider of content? Some people think it's outright censorship brought on by cooperation with the US government. Others feel this is just bad indexing on the part of Google. You can add your thoughts on the debate here on this blog. Or after reading the news …

Microsoft debates spoofing as security flaw

Microsoft is stating that phishing isn't an issue. “Microsoft is rejecting claims from security researchers that a spoofing technique discovered on Internet Explorer is a security vulnerability.” Tech News on ZDNet.  

New Phishing Attack Uses Old IE Exploit

“A new phishing attack is utilizing a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, patched early this year, to hide its true source. The attack, called Citifraud.A by Panda Software, takes the form of a Web page or HTML e-mail. It has no means of self-propagation and is therefore termed a Trojan by Panda. The page or e-mail …

NBA fines Mark Cuban for Blog posting

This definitely has to be a first. It's not the first time a blog post has created issues with a bloggers job. I'd say this also proves that the power of the blog is now main stream. It was bound to happen…and it did. Related  The power of a blog and one link.

FTC Spyware Laws ‘Unecessary’

Very interesting reads here BBR  FTC Tells Congress No to Anti-Spyware Laws  FTC to Congress Lose the Anti-Spyware Plans. The FTC is telling Congress that they currently have everything handled. And that there is no need for new laws in relation to the issue. Is this big business influencing things? Or just an agency not wanting another …

Halo 2 retail date broken in Midwest

Meijer starts selling Halo 2 just a bit early. Originally spotted here Halo 2 Release Date Broken. The GameSpot article is here Halo 2 retail date broken in Midwest. “Numerous reports surfaced today from the Midwest claiming several retail chains had broken Halo 2's street date. Several reports on the Gaming Age forums–which included photos of …

Attack code exploits new IE bug

The threat posed by a critical flaw in Internet Explorer has been ratcheted up by the release of a program designed to exploit the vulnerability, security researchers warned on Thursday. While Microsoft hasn't yet issued a patch, the bug appears to be a selling point for the widely touted Service Pack 2 (SP2) — systems …