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Firefox IDN (International Domain Name) vulnerability – patched

September 11th 2005

Note: Patched means turned off, not fixed:https://addons.mozilla.org/messages/307259.html Until Mozilla releases a version of Firefox with IDN turned off by default, or an integrated fix, any new user of Firefox will be vulnerable, unless they know to go searching for the fix/patch.  At time of writing there is no alert on the home page (getfirefox.com) and […]

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Kazaa again

September 9th 2005

Copyright facts fine tuned:http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,16539798%5E15306%5E%5Enbv%5E,00.html

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Kazaa loses in court

September 6th 2005

It was a long time coming, but it finally happened.  Kazaa loses lawsuit:http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,16502386%5E15306%5E%5Enbv%5E,00.html http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200509/s1453983.htm They have been given two months to install filters to stop traffic in pirated tracks on their system, and face a large damages bill, to be assessed at a later hearing.

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