[infowarrior] - Windows Security Flaw Is 'Severe'

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
Windows Security Flaw Is 'Severe' PCs Vulnerable to Spyware, Viruses http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/29/AR2005122901 456.html By Brian Krebs Special to The Washington Post Friday, December 30, 2005; Page D01 A previously unknown flaw in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows

[infowarrior] - Copy Controls: How Far Will They Go?

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
Copy Controls: How Far Will They Go? http://tinyurl.com/c6638 Robert McMillan, IDG News ServiceFri Dec 30, 4:00 AM ET After the firestorm kicked off by Sony's use of rootkit cloaking technology in CDs to prevent piracy, you might think other media firms would never consider such intrusive

[infowarrior] - FTC States That ISPs Should Not Block Access

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
FTC States That ISPs Should Not Block Access http://www.freepress.net/news/13101 From Ars Technica, December 28, 2005 By Jeremy Reimer The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a statement in principle that, in theory, should promote the idea of ³network neutrality,² the idea that Internet

[infowarrior] - DHS IG report on DHS challenges

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
Major Management Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security. The attached report presents the major management challenges facing the Department of Homeland Security and also was included in DHS¹ FY 2005 Performance and Accountability Report. As required by the Reports

[infowarrior] - US-CERT 2005 Year-End Summary

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
Cyber Security Bulletin 2005 Summary 2005 Year-End Index Information in the US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin is a compilation and includes information published by outside sources, so the information should not be considered the result of US-CERT analysis. Software vulnerabilities are categorized

[infowarrior] - Justice Dept. Probing Domestic Spying Leak

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
Justice Dept. Probing Domestic Spying Leak http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/30/AR2005123000 538_pf.html By TONI LOCY The Associated Press Friday, December 30, 2005; 11:36 AM WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department has opened an investigation into the leak of classified

[infowarrior] - RIAA lawyers bully witnesses into perjury

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
RIAA lawyers bully witnesses into perjury http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20051230-5871.html 12/30/2005 1:35:16 PM, by Anders Bylund If you're into reading legal proceedings verbatim, here's a doozy for you. It gets even better if you like to see RIAA lawyers dragging themselves, rather

[infowarrior] - Box Office Blahs: Blame It on (Fill in the Blank)

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
Box Office Blahs: Blame It on (Fill in the Blank) Reasons for Slump Are Cinematic in Scope http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/29/AR2005122901 449_pf.html By William Booth Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, December 30, 2005; C01 LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood ticket sales

[infowarrior] - The FBI's 2nd-Class Citizens

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
The FBI's 2nd-Class Citizens By Melanie W. Sisson Saturday, December 31, 2005; Page A19 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/30/AR2005123000 994.html Why is the FBI having so much trouble keeping its intelligence analysts -- the kind of people who are vitally important to

[infowarrior] - How Click Fraud Could Swallow the Internet

2005-12-30 Thread Richard Forno
How Click Fraud Could Swallow the Internet http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.01/fraud_pr.html Pay-per-click advertising is big, big, big business. So are bogus hits on Internet ads. It's search giants against scam artists in an arms race that could crash the entire online economy. By Charles