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Beastie Boys' New Album Secretly Installs DRM CodeBeastie Boys' New Album Secretly Installs DRM Code
EU and other CD versions of the new Beastie Boys CD O THE 5 BOROUGHS tries to install DRM tracking software secretly.
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Rediff announces free 1 GB mail accountsRediff announces free 1 GB mail accounts
gmail already provides 1GB but it is still in beta and requires you to get invited by someone who already has an account. Now Rediff is offering 1024 MB storage space free for all.
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First virus for mobile phones discoveredFirst virus for mobile phones discovered
The first virus ever capable of infecting mobile phones has been found by the anti-virus and security company Kaspersky Labs.
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Linux Kernel 2.6.7 is releasedLinux Kernel 2.6.7 is released
Linux Kernel 2.6.7 is released and available for download at kernel.org
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Norway's Second City Ditches Windows for LinuxNorway's Second City Ditches Windows for Linux
The city of Bergen is migrating its education and health services from Unix and Windows to a system built around SuSE Linux
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New Kernel Crash-Exploit discoveredNew Kernel Crash-Exploit discovered
A Linux kernel bug allows a simple C program crash the kernel, effectively locking the whole system. The security hole affects both 2.4.2x and 2.6.x kernels on the x86 and x86_64 architectures.
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Two new Internet Explorer security holes foundTwo new Internet Explorer security holes found
A pair of vulnerabilities to Internet Explorer allows it to be exploited by a single click on a malicious web page.
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