Web Attack That Poisons Google Results Gets Worse

From PC World: A new attack that peppers Google search results with malicious links is spreading quickly, the U.S. Computer Emergence Response Team warned on Monday.

The attack, which has intensified in recent days, can be found on several thousand legitimate Web sites, according to security experts. It targets known flaws in Adobe's software and uses them to install a malicious program on victims' machines, CERT said.

Microsoft warns of new server vulnerability

From CNET News.com: In a technical bulletin, the company said it is looking into "public reports of a possible vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)."

The company said that a flaw exists in a certain type of Web serving operation.

Samsung Looks to Outperform LCD TV Industry

From DailyTech: Despite the slow economy, Samsung is sticking to its predictions for LCD TV sales for 2009. The company continues to hold the largest portion of the global LCD TV market and is one of the top LCD TV suppliers in America.

Mozilla sets Firefox 3.5 RC for early June

From InfoWorld: After months of problems that delayed the last two betas of Firefox 3.5, Mozilla is now on track to deliver the first release candidate early next month.

If Firefox 3.5 Release Candidate (RC) is declared suitable for final release, Mozilla may still make its self-set deadline -- before the end of the first half of the year.

New Acer Aspire One Netbooks Sport Beefy Specs, Low Price

From PC World: Acer has announced two new Acer Aspire One netbooks featuring high-definition screens, full-sized keyboards, multi-gesture touchpads and 3G connectivity. The new models, named AO751h and AOD250, are thinner than their predecessors with a one-inch thick body, both weigh less than three pounds and are available in four different colors: Diamond Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue and Seashell White. Pricing starts at $349.99 for the 751h, and $298 for the D250.

Dell says Windows 7 price is possible barrier

From CNET News.com: Windows 7 pricing is potentially an obstacle to Windows 7 adoption for some users, though in just about every other aspect the operating system is beating Vista, according to a Dell marketing executive.

Amazon offers more cloud control

From CNET News.com: Amazon.com's cloud-computing arm has added new features to help users monitor cloud resources, adjust capacity, and balance traffic loads.

In an announcement Monday, Amazon Web Services unveiled a public beta of the three new features: the CloudWatch monitoring service, Auto Scaling for on-demand capacity adjustments, and Elastic Load Balancing for redistributing traffic.

Google Forced to Retake All Street View Images in Japan

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Apple May Just Be Breaking Even With App Store

From DailyTech: Apple's App Store helped establish the iPhone as a top seller, and was arguably one of Apple’s most visible properties. With Apple recently passing the 1 billion downloads mark; some analysts took to estimating Apple's net income from the store.


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