Stories by Jeremy Kirk

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Citrix to raise prices by 10 percent from Sept 1

Citrix Systems will raise prices across all of its product lines by 10 percent worldwide except for the U.S., a promised move that reflects increasing business costs caused by the lower U.S. dollar, the vendor said Monday.

Dutch police, FBI rein in large botnet

The botnet created by a teenager who was arrested by Dutch police in a sting operation is most notable for its total reliance on social engineering to spread, computer security experts said Thursday.

Estonia, Poland help Georgia fight cyber attacks

In an intriguing cyber alliance, two Estonian computer experts are scheduled to arrive in Georgia by evening to keep the country's networks running amid an intense military confrontation with Russia.

End-user monitoring company hooks up with HP, CA

End-user performance monitoring company Knoa is working with Hewlett-Packard and CA on a project that could let IT managers get a more complete picture of application performance.

European court delays British hacker's extradition to US

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday temporarily held up the extradition of a British computer hacker facing computer misuse charges in the U.S.

HP buys wireless network infrastructure company

Hewlett-Packard said on Monday it plans to buy Colubris Networks, furthering the consolidation of wireless networking companies.

Researchers look to cloud computing to fight malware

A network service that traps more malicious software than a single antivirus program catches by itself could be the next weapon used to fight Internet threats.

Oracle issues out-of-cycle patch for flaw

Oracle has released an emergency patch for a flaw the company issued a rare security alert for last week.

Adobe warns over bogus Flash Player installers

Hackers are trying to dupe people into downloading malicious software labeled as Adobe Systems' Flash Player, prompting a warning from the company.

Apple finally patches dangerous DNS flaw

Apple has at last issued a patch for the DNS (Domain Name System) flaw considered one of the most dangerous vulnerabilities ever to affect the Internet.

Firefox closer to supporting open-source video codec

Mozilla is edging closer to releasing a new version of Firefox that could increase the use of open-source video software.

Extradition appeal for British hacker dismissed

A British hacker who admitted breaking into US military computers hoping to uncover evidence of UFOs looks set to be extradited to the US after the highest British court dismissed his appeal against the extradition on Wednesday.

Oracle issues warning over dangerous WebLogic flaw

Oracle is scrambling to create an emergency patch for a severe vulnerability in the company's WebLogic server, as exploit code is circulating on the Web.

The tale of two busted spammers

Being a technology reporter, my e-mail inbox is a crowded place.

Sophos plans to acquire German data security company

Security vendor Sophos plans to acquire Utimaco, a German company specializing in software that aims to prevent sensitive data from escaping corporate networks, an increasing focus with the rise in data breaches.