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Microsoft prepares botnet intelligence feed

Microsoft is to offer a real-time intelligence feed of botnet and e-crime data to public and private sector subscribers, according to security company Kaspersky.Data from networks of compromised computers will be among the information on offer to ISPs, CERTs, government agencies and private companies, Kaspersky said in a blog post on Wednesday.

January 12, 2012 by

Net neutrality: a faster Internet for all

Net neutrality means a faster network for everyone - despite what the telcos say. Net neutrality makes ISPs focus on us, their customers, instead of chiseling money from Google and Microsoft. And that's a good thing for all of us.

October 22, 2009 by

Websense reports China Netcom DNS cache poisoning

The DNS server of one of China's largest ISPs has been poisoned to redirect typos to a malicious site rigged with drive-by exploits.According to a warning from Websense Security Labs, the DNS poisoning attacks are affecting customers of China Netcom (CNC) and are using a malicious iFrame to launch exploits for known vulnerabilities in RealNetworks' RealPlayer,  Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Snapshot Viewer.

August 21, 2008 by

Microsoft wants to tackle Aussie spammers

Microsoft wants the federal government to amend its anti-spam legislation to allow its joint venture with Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd, ninemsn, to directly pursue legal action against spammers. In a submission released late last week, Microsoft said "intermediaries" such as Internet service providers (ISPs) and e-mail service providers could help relieve the enforcement burden on Australia's spam watchdog if the government allowed them to tackle spammers.

March 19, 2006 by

E-commerce: Familiarity breeds content

As Microsoft and others prepare e-wallet services, new research suggests most Web customers feel happier giving personal details to traditional banks and retailers they already know than to portals or ISPs.

August 13, 2001 by

Myhrvold: Microsoft feared Netscape

Microsoft was afraid consumers would choose Netscape's browser over its own if users were presented with both, a company executive testified at the Microsoft antitrust trial yesterday.During his second day on the stand, Microsoft Internet Customer Unit Vice President Cameron Myhrvold acknowledged his company struck deals with ISPs that contained restrictions on shipping Netscape's Navigator because, at the time, Microsoft was afraid of losing the browser battle.

February 11, 1999 by

Netscape fires blank, MS bids for 'push' reins

As Netscape fired a blank by releasing a new beta of its Communicator Web client yesterday that skipped the Netcaster broadcast capability, Microsoft was continuing its efforts to take over the reins of push technology.Microsoft said yesterday over 200 attendees from PC vendors, ISPs and resellers attended a summit meeting to discuss Internet Explorer (IE) 4.

May 9, 1997 by

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