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E-Mail Marketing Firm Hacked, Customer Data Accessed

Epsilon, a worldwide marketing service firm, reported on Friday that its clients' customer data, used in e-mail campaigns, have been compromised.

Google Blocking Search Competitors in Europe, Microsoft Claims

Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it had filed a complaint with European Commission against Google's search-ad practices.

Microsoft Issues Alert on Fraudulent Digital Certificates

Nine fraudulent digital certificates are circulating and could be in use by hackers, Microsoft warned yesterday.

Microsoft Helps Shut World's Largest Spam Network

In conjunction with federal law enforcement agencies, Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) announced on Thursday that it had helped pulled the plug on the Rustock spybot network.

Microsoft Rolls Out Tools for IE 9 Installs

Microsoft pointed to install resources following the release of IE 9, which was downloaded 2.35 million times in the first 24 hours.

HP CEO Plans Major Focus on Cloud Computing

Underscoring that cloud computing will be integral to its strategy moving forward, Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to launch a public cloud service, company CEO Leo Apotheker said Monday at the company's annual analyst meeting.

Browsium Offers IE 6 Web App Continuity Solution

IT organizations struggling with upgrading their Internet Explorer 6-based Web apps may be interested in a new tool released today by Browsium Inc.

Adobe Confirms Zero-Day Hole Exploited by Hackers

Adobe has released a security advisory on a "critical" vulnerability in its Flash Player that could cause a system crash and allow for remote access by an attacker.

Microsoft Extols IE 9 on Day of Its Release

Microsoft's one-year effort developing Internet Explorer 9 is coming to fruition as it readies its browser release tonight.

Microsoft To Release IE 9 on March 14

Microsoft plans to release Internet Explorer 9 on Monday, which will be the final product, or release-to-Web version, of the browser.

H.264 Patent Group Under Possible Antitrust Scrutiny

Competition surrounding video codec technologies is getting a second look by the U.S. Department of Justice and the California State Attorney General's office, according to a story published last week by The Wall Street Journal.

Microsoft Starts Death Watch for IE 6

Microsoft wants to kill Internet Explorer 6, or at least squeeze down the use of its browser to one percent worldwide.

W3C To Consider Microsoft's Browser Tracking Protection

Microsoft's tracking protection approach used in its Web browser will be reviewed at the Worldwide Web Consortium.

Cisco Ditches Cloud E-Mail Service

Cisco is calling it quits on its cloud-based e-mail service that has been available for testing for the past year.

Google Turns to High Schools To Test Chrome OS Laptops

Google delivered a truckload of free Cr-48 laptops to Astoria High School in Astoria, Ore. earlier this month

5 Futuristic Microsoft Technologies

From Codebook to XAX, here's five upcoming Microsoft technologies Mary-Jo Foley says to watch out for.

IE 9 Release Candidate Now Available

Microsoft today issued the release candidate (RC) version of its Internet Explorer 9 Web browser.

Hackers Know It's All In the Timing

Patch Tuesday reminds us once again that hackers will always be a step ahead. Plus: Outlook issue to be fixed out of band; Intel's intentions with McAfee buy seem questionable.

Microsoft Expected To Unveil IE 9 Release Candidate on Feb. 10

Microsoft confirmed today that members of the Internet Explorer team will be in San Francisco for a news event this week, likely the launch of the release candidate (RC) version of Internet Explorer 9.

February Microsoft Patch Targets 20-Plus Security Flaws

As expected, Microsoft today released 12 security bulletins in its February security update, targeting more than 20 software vulnerabilities.

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