A U.S. judge has sentenced the owner of a Web site selling pirated software to six years in prison and ordered him to pay more than US$4.1 million in restitution, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Friday.
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A U.S. judge has ruled that a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program to wiretap telephone and Internet traffic of U.S. residents is illegal and must be stopped.
A group of smart card and smart chip vendors are launching a campaign to talk up the security and privacy features of their products, even as researchers raise questions about their use in passports.
AOL has acquired instant-messaging and chat software vendor Userplane, which has licensed its chat technology to more than 100,000 Web sites and online communities, AOL announced Monday.
The developer of proxy software designed to defeat Web filters is offering Internet users US$10 to install and run his application, as a way to raise its profile.
Cisco Systems has launched a suite of mobile services tied together and designed to help emergency response agencies communicate using voice, video and radio.
Microsoft will commit to following the principles of its 2002 antitrust settlement with the U.S. government beyond its end in late 2007, and in some cases, the company will expand upon those requirements, a Microsoft executive said Wednesday.
A U.S. district court judge is questioning U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) approvals of two major telecommunications mergers since late 2005, saying he has "doubts" that the deals were in the public interest.
CA has pumped up its storage management product line by acquiring XOsoft Inc., which sells data replication and recovery software, CA announced Tuesday.
A new kind of identity theft scam, with thieves using easy-to-obtain VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) telephone numbers to trick Internet or telephone users, is beginning to pop up, said a cybersecurity vendor.
Companies using radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on products should always tell their customers and make sure they know whether they can deactivate the tags, according to a set of best practices for RFID deployment proposed by a group of IT vendors, RFID users and consumer advocates.
BuysUSA.com's owner pleaded guilty to selling nearly US$20 million worth of pirated software through the mail, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Friday.
Cybersecurity vendor Finjan Software has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against competitor Secure Computing, Finjan announced Monday.
A US House of Representatives committee has approved a bill that would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or impairing their customers' access to Web content offered by competitors.