In light of government attempts to subvert products and standards, both Linux and FreeBSD add extra entropy/randomness to the output of Intel's and Via's opaque hardware-based random number generators. Smart move.
This far-reaching discussion between ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and Microsoft columnist Mary Jo Foley explores the Steve Ballmer legacy at Microsoft and Mary Jo's exclusive exit interview with Ballmer.
Sudden Adult Death Syndrome killed journalist sleeping rough to make documentary
A 26-year-old film-maker who was sleeping rough for a project on homelessness died from natural causes, a coroner has decided.
Lee Halpin's unresponsive body was found by a homeless man he had befriended in a derelict house in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne, where
Prince Charles’ former private secretary did not have to answer whether he was having an affair in January 2003, a court heard today.
Giving evidence at the afternoon session of the phone-hacking trial, Sir Michael Peat argued the relevance of the question before Mr Justice S
Former News of the World news editor Ian Edmondson is "currently unfit" and will take no further part in the trial over alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct newspaper, a jury has heard.
Edmondson, 44, was accused of conspiring to hack phones between 3 October 2000 and 9 August
The 5 Funniest ‘Anchorman 2′ Marketing Stunts
It’s raining Ron. Everywhere you look in the run-up to the Dec. 18 release of Paramount Pictures’ “Anchorman 2,” Ron Burgundy is there. It’s a promotional blizzard so thick that the screen time Will Ferrell has been logging in character online rivals his time
Now anyone can be a live broadcaster on YouTube: The No. 1 Internet video site said it is letting users across the globe live-stream video. Over the next few weeks, all YouTube channels that with verified accounts — and are in “good standing” — will be able to live-stream vid
Warner Bros. has dated “Pan,” its Peter Pan origin tale, for June 26, 2015. Joe Wright is attached to direct from the Jason Fuchs script but the 3D film has not yet been cast with shooting planned for April. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the pic is certain to bring back th
In the past few years, thanks primarily to the extraordinary string of creative and commercial successes rolling out of the Pixar Studios, animated films and writing honors haven’t been mutually exclusive terms. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” garnered a best picture nominati
Pirate Bay Docks in Peru: New System Will Make Domains “Irrelevant”
The Pirate Bay was forced to switch domains earlier this week but today the torrent site reached its final destination for now. A few moments ago TPB landed in Peru with words of caution for its adversaries. Speaking with TorrentFreak, a Pirate Bay spokesman said a new system currently under develop
To address the rights of victimized copyright holders, the U.S. Government has recently obtained a secret court order. The sealed order allows it to share Megaupload evidence with industry trade groups who may want to take legal action. At the same time, however, the Government refuses to assist fo
Google has removed several torrent search extensions from the Chrome Web Store because they could enable "unauthorized access" to copyrighted content. The decision, which may have come after pressure from the entertainment industry, is a peculiar one since the extensions are no more infringing than
Since his arrival in Denmark to face hacking charges Gottfrid Svartholm has sat in solitary confinement, denied free access to mail and denied access to his books. The situation has outraged Wikileaks' Julian Assange who says Gottfrid is now a political prisoner. Meanwhile Gottfrid's mother Kristina