Hackers are claiming they have kidnapped children in a bid to infect PCs with a Trojan Horse virus, says Sophos.
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Scrabulous, the controversial third-party Facebook app, has once again been removed from the social networking site.
Twitter has removed text message support for its U.K. users, blaming costs as the reason behind the decision.
Instant messaging may be the key to proving the six degrees of separation theory, if a new survey is anything to go by.
A social networker who set up a fake Facebook profile and posted false information has been fined £22,000.
The U.K. government has suffered 30 breaches of security since November 2007, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has reported.
Google Gadgets are now available for Linux users.
Six Brits have been arrested for illegally sharing music files. Cleveland Police made the arrests on May 23 and 28 'in relation to uploading pre-release music' onto the now defunct BitTorrent tracker OiNK.cd. However, the exact offences they are alledged to have committed remain unknown.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh have developed a 'mind-reading' computer.
Facebook is accused of publishing rule-breaking adverts that push expensive loans to young people, it has emerged.
A beta version of OpenOffice.org 3.0 has been released for evaluation by the public.
Fewer girls are considering a career in IT because the industry doesn't have enough positive female role models.
Apple considers new retail pricing scheme
Dell says it has enforced its commitment to being an energy efficient and carbon neutral company by joining The Climate Group. Dell is the first computer company to have joined the global non-profit organization.
The internet's master address books are being updated to include records in IP version 6 (IPv6), a new format which forms part of a major overhaul of the net's core address system.