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10.23.2002 - WinZip 8.1 SR-1



View WinZip related news. WinZip brings the convenience of Windows to the use of Zip files and other compression formats. The optional wizard interface makes zipping and unzipping easier than ever. WinZip features built-in support for CAB files and for popular Internet file formats such as TAR, gzip, UUencode, BinHex, and MIME. ARJ, LZH, and ARC files are supported via external programs. WinZip interfaces to most virus scanners.
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10.23.2002 - Cloudmark: SpamNet 1.0 Beta 7 for Microsoft Outlook 2000/XP



View Cloudmark related news. Cloudmark SpamNet saves you time and frustration by automatically stopping spam. The service is free and easy to use. Spend time reading your email-not deleting unwanted spam messages. Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP are required.
Full View / NID: 316 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

10.23.2002 - DVD-ROM pick-up heads in shortage



View News related news. The shortage of pick-up heads (PUHs) for DVD-ROM drives is continuing, but some Japanese PUH suppliers indicate no plans to expand output, believing that some relief will come around in November.
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10.23.2002 - DVD Recording format showdown



View News related news. The multiple, competing and largely incompatible recordable DVD formats could be heading to a showdown next year. DVD “Multi” devices - spearheaded by Matsushita Electronics and supporting both the DVD-RAM and DVD-RW formats, will be coming down the pipeline in the current quarter, competing head-on with Sony-sponsored DVD Dual devices, which work with the DVD-RW and DVD+RW formats.
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10.22.2002 - CD burners may have reached their limit



View News related news. CD burners may have reached their limit, thanks to concerns about the structural stability of the media and the simple cost of developing faster drives. Today, most CD-R and CD-RW drives top out at 48X write-once speeds, while a few 52X drives have been introduced during the past two weeks from CenDyne, Lite-On, and Memorex.
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10.22.2002 - Largest Internet Attack Ever



View WWW-News related news. The heart of the Internet sustained its largest and most sophisticated attack ever, starting late Monday, according to officials at key online backbone organizations. Around 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, a "distributed denial of service" (DDOS) attack struck the 13 "root servers" that provide the primary roadmap for almost all Internet communications. Despite the scale of the attack, which lasted about an hour, Internet users worldwide were largely unaffected, experts said.
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10.22.2002 - DDR Prices on the rise



View News related news. Spot prices for 256Mbit DDR SDRAM in North America have surged in the last week on unexpectedly strong demand. The spot prices have risen to US$7.90 from US$7.50 in the region, US-based Converge.com reported. Meanwhile, they hit at least US$7.10 in all major markets, and US$7.60 in Asia, on October 21, according to DRAMeXchange.
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10.22.2002 - Adobe: Acrobat Reader 5.1



View Adobe related news. Adobe Acrobat Reader is free software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files on all major computer platforms, as well as fill in and submit Adobe PDF forms online*. An expanded version of Acrobat Reader for Windows offers additional features, including support for the visually impaired, the ability to search collections of Adobe PDF files, and the ability to display Adobe Photoshop® Album Slideshows and eCards.
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10.21.2002 - A1Tech, Inc.: AdsGone v4.0.0 for Windows 9X/ME/NT4(sp6)/2000/XP



View AdsGone related news. AdsGone Popup Killer and Banner ad stopper software prevents unwanted pop-up and pop-under window ads from opening AND blocks many banner ads while you browse the web.
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10.19.2002 - WinMX v3.31



View WinMX related news. WinMX is a FREE file-sharing program like no other. It allows you to connect, download, and share files with MILLIONS of other users through the decentralized WinMX Peer Network. Once WinMX is installed, you'll have access to one of the largest and most diverse networks of shared media files in the world. And unlike many other 'peer to peer' software providers, we respect your privacy and will never sell you out to spyware. When you download WinMX, you're getting WinMX and only WinMX, no bundled spyware, no ads, no B.S.
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10.19.2002 - Executive Software: Diskeeper Lite 7.0 build 418 for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP



View DiskeeperCorporation related news. Keeping your system up and running is the first priority. If your system goes down, work doesn’t get done and money and time are wasted.
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10.18.2002 - Efreesky Software: MagicTweak 1.95



View Efreesky-MagicTweak related news. MagicTweak is a special program designed to optimize and personalize Microsoft Windows. It provides one-stop, instant access to a variety of Windows settings that can be altered for a friendlier Windows environment.This unique software makes it easy to tweak hundreds of hidden settings in Windows XP/2000/Me/98, so there is no longer any need to dig through the registry looking for that specific setting (from Start Menu,Desktop,IE skin,System Icon to System Security) that just doesn't seem to be there. With the ability to customize almost any aspect of Windows, you can become a Windows expert almost instantly!
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10.18.2002 - Apple Quicktime 6.0.2



View Quicktime related news. Whether you use a Macintosh or Windows-based PC, you can harness the power of QuickTime Pro for media authoring and play back of high-quality audio and video.
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10.17.2002 - MS02-060: Flaw in Windows XP Help and Support Center Could Enable File Deletion (328940)



View Microsoft-WindowsXP related news. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a web page that, when opened, would call the errant function and supply the name of an existing file or folder as the argument. The attempt to upload the file or folder would fail, but the file nevertheless would be deleted. The page could be hosted on a web site in order to attack users visiting the site, or could be sent as an HTML mail in order to attack the recipient when it was opened.
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10.17.2002 - MS02-061: Elevation of Privilege in SQL Server 7.0/2000 Web Tasks (316333)



View Microsoft-SQL related news. An attacker who is able to authenticate to a SQL server could delete, insert or update all the web tasks created by other users. In addition, the attacker could run already created web tasks in the context of the creator of the web task. This typically runs in the context of the SQL Server Agent service account.
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10.17.2002 - MS02-059: Flaw in Word Fields and Excel External Updates Could Lead to Information Disclosure (330008)



View Microsoft-Office related news. It is possible to maliciously use field codes and external updates to secretly steal information from a user. Certain events can trigger the external update and the field code to be updated: for example, when the user saves a document or manually updates the links. Typically, the user is aware of these updates when they occur. However, a specially crafted field code or external update can be used to trigger an update without any indication to the user. This can permit an attacker to create a document that, when opened, updates itself to include the contents of a file from the user's local computer.
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10.17.2002 - Hotmail now limits spam filters for free users



View WWW-News related news. Just when you thought they couldn't possibly limit the free Hotmail accounts any more they strip down another feature. Hotmail now limits free users to 10 Spam filters. How long before they just pull the plug on this dying beast?
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10.16.2002 - Cloudmark: SpamNet 1.0 Beta 6g for Microsoft Outlook 2000/XP



View Cloudmark related news. Cloudmark SpamNet saves you time and frustration by automatically stopping spam. The service is free and easy to use. Spend time reading your email-not deleting unwanted spam messages. Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP are required.
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10.16.2002 - Red Hat fights the DMCA



View News related news. Since when has it been illegal to speak and tell us about program updates. It is now. The Register has a story about the new RedHat kernel patch that can not be explained to U.S. Citizens. You can read the illegal explanation over at Thefreeworld.net.
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10.16.2002 - Microsoft released new worldwide lifecycle support policy



View Microsoft related news. Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released a new worldwide lifecycle support policy for almost all of its products currently available through retail purchase or volume licensing and for most of its future products. The policy is effective immediately.
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10.16.2002 - Taiwan's Via to develop 'Pentium 4 clone' processor for high-end PCs



View News related news. Continuing to walk on a legal tightrope, Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. here let it slip out that it is working on a 2-GHz microprocessor, which is reportedly a "clone" of Intel Corp.'s Pentium 4 processor. During a presentation at the Microprocessor Forum on Monday, a Via executive briefly mentioned the processor while curiously raising questions about the need for 2-GHz processors.
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10.16.2002 - Neowin Offline Again



View Neowin related news. For those of you wondering why you get a 403 Forbidden message when trying to visit Neowin, it's because they are down again.
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10.15.2002 - Tech-crash threatens to take down SETI@home



View WWW-News related news. The future of SETI@home, an Internet-based distributed computing experiment to find radio signals from intelligent alien life-forms, is in serious danger as academics behind the project face a funding crisis.
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10.15.2002 - Cerulean Studios: Trillian and Trillian Pro Patch B



View Trillian related news. Connect to ICQ®, AIM®, MSN® Messenger, Yahoo!® Messenger and IRC in a single, sleek and slim interface.
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10.15.2002 - Can Mac users switch to Windows?



View News related news. Remember how wonderful everyone thought the “Windows-to-Mac” TV ads from Apple were in the summer? You remember, stories of real people telling their real stories about how a $50 OEM copy Windows on their $999 Dell Inspiron ruined their lives until a $99 copy of OS X installed on their $1,799 iBook offered a kind of salvation previously only available for those baptized in the River Jordan?
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10.14.2002 - Totalidea Software: Tweak-XP 2.0.3



View TweakXP related news. The tweaking and optimizing software for Windows® XP. Unlike other tweaking utilities, Tweak-XP Pro bundles more than 37 different utilities in one: all you need for Windows® XP.
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10.14.2002 - Impact Software: Microangelo 5.56



View Eclipsit related news. Microangelo 5.5 introduces complete support for Windows XP icons. View, create, edit and manage Windows XP icon images under Windows 98, Me, 2000, or XP. (Windows XP is required to support these icons). Microangelo includes a total solution for animated icons on the Windows desktop, providing support for the creation, installation and desktop animation of icons in both the standard 32-pixel and large 48-pixel sizes.
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10.13.2002 - Efreesky Software: MagicTweak 1.94



View Efreesky-MagicTweak related news. MagicTweak is a special program designed to optimize and personalize Microsoft Windows. It provides one-stop, instant access to a variety of Windows settings that can be altered for a friendlier Windows environment.This unique software makes it easy to tweak hundreds of hidden settings in Windows XP/2000/Me/98, so there is no longer any need to dig through the registry looking for that specific setting (from Start Menu,Desktop,IE skin,System Icon to System Security) that just doesn't seem to be there. With the ability to customize almost any aspect of Windows, you can become a Windows expert almost instantly!
Full View / NID: 290 / Submitted by: Albert

10.10.2002 - FreeBSD 4.7 Officially Released



View FreeBSD related news. FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible, DEC Alpha, and PC-98 architectures. It is derived from BSD UNIX, the version of UNIX developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. Additional platforms are in various stages of development.
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10.10.2002 - Intel Ordered To Pay $150 Million For Infringement



View Intel-Press related news. A U.S. district court ruled that Intel Corp.'s Itanium processor infringes the intellectual property of Intergraph Corp., and ordered Intel to pay $150 million in damages.
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