Safari AutoFill risks user details disclosure
A security vulnerability has been discovered in Safari's AutoFill feature that could be exploited to steal usernames and passwords.
The vulnerability is caused by to the AutoFill feature not properly checking the URL before automatically filling saved user credentials into forms. This may be exploited in a phishing attack to steal user credentials via malicious forms in the same domain. ...more
Dell launches cost-effective multi-functional laser printer
Dell's first multi-functional colour laser printer aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses will be available from Tuesday next week.
The Multifunction Colour Laser 3115cn combines standalone and network print, scan, copy and fax functionality and is capable of printing up to 30 monochrome and 17 colour pages per minute.
To ease manageability, the new printer comes with Dell's ColourTrack2 printer management software, which controls access rights to who can and can't print colour copies. ...more
Apple sues 'unidentified individual' for leaking Apple secrets
Apple has commenced legal proceedings against unnamed individuals who leaked information about the company's future products on the Web.
The action was filed with Santa Clara County California Superior Court and alleges that 'an unidentified individual, acting alone or in concert with others, has recently misappropriated and disseminated through Web sites confidential information about an unreleased Apple product.'
The company is now seeking to identify the individual concerned. ...more
UK games chart: Need for Speed burns up the Carbon
EA's Need For Speed: Carbon (DS, GBA, GC, PS2, PSP, Wii, Xb360, Xb, PC, PS3) races to the top of this week's ELSPA UK games chart, going straight in at number one. The street racing game now incorporates 'Canyon racing' and further customisations to design and tweak your cars.
Last week's number one, Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer 6 (PC, PS2, Xb360, DS, PSP), slips down one place, and EA's FIFA 07 (DS, GBA, GC, Mob, PC, PS2, PSP, Xb, Xb360) completes the top three. ...more
Munich gets cold feet over Linux switch
The City of Munich is stepping back from its planned Linux switch, citing potential legal and financial dangers posed by software patents.
According to German news site heise online and other reports, the chief information officer of Munich, Wilhelm Hoegner, said that the LiMux project would make no further progress for the time being.
Patent expert Greg Aharonian, believes such fears are unfounded. ...more