Windows 8’s ‘one OS to rule them all’ approach forgets the shared PC

I recently got my hands on a Windows 8 Pro DVD and was eager to install it on my media centre PC. Using the computer from the couch, I envisioned the larger, touch-friendly

Published on: December 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Nexopia site breaches youth privacy, commissioner says

Canada's federal privacy commissioner says Nexopia still hasn't done enough to meet privacy laws and is willing to take the youth-oriented social networking site to federal court over the matter.Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart'soffice

Published on: March 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Pinterest hits first controversy over

Just as it enjoys an initial surge of popularity, a new social networking site called Pinterest is also experiencing its first bout of controversy. Observers are accusing the site of secretly embedding code

Published on: February 8th, 2012 Joab Jackson

Skype flaw allows BitTorrent users to be identified

Entertainment companies seeking to trace people who are illegally file sharing may be interested in new research that could identify filesharers through their Skype accounts. A research team has figured out how to

Published on: October 21st, 2011 Jeremy Kirk

Seven surefire strategies to block network attacks

While network attacks are expected to rise in 2008, security experts say small Canadian businesses can protect themselves by implementing seven practical steps."Protection is not always an expensive proposition," said Marc Fossi, manager

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Nestor Arellano