Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

Rachel King

Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

Latest Posts

Critical IE flaw...again

Secunia has raised its rating of the vulnerabilities in Microsoft's browser to "extremely critical" -- following the release of exploit code for one of the flaws.

January 9, 2005 by ZDNet


Microsoft security portfolio rolls. Should A/V vendors duck?

Today, Microsoft announced the consolidation of its anti-virusutilities into one downloadable solution that will get periodicallyupdated as well as the beta version of an anti-spyware product based onthe company's completed acquisition of Giant in December 2004.

January 6, 2005 by David Berlind


Will you be victimized by a patent terrorist?

Although he doesn't come right out and say it, Richard Wilder, who is a partner with law firm Sidley Austin Brown & Wood and is also an intellectual-property counsel for the Association for Competitive Technology has labeled SCO as a "patent terrorist." Wilder's definition of a patent terrorists is a company whose business model is based on patent litigation as athreat and licensing as a revenue source.

January 6, 2005 by David Berlind