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McAfee Releases Google Hacking Tool
Jan 11, 2005 2:23 PM PSTMcAfee’s Foundstone division this week shipped SiteDigger 2.0, a tool that uses Google to automatically search websites for security flaws.
AdultShop.com Settles U.S. Payment Dispute
Jan 11, 2005 12:37 PM PSTBringing an end to the on-going credit card processing problems that have besieged Australian adult Internet retail company AdultShop.com, the company announced today that it had settled an outstanding legal claim against it that could have potentially cost more than $2.8 million in damages and brought the company before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Hackers Use New WMP Technology to Spread Spyware
Jan 11, 2005 11:26 AM PSTSecurity analysts have discovered recently that hackers are using new digital rights management technology in Microsoft Windows Media Player to trick PC users into downloading spyware, adware, dialers and other computer viruses.
PrideBucks Names Stricklin Marketing VP
Jan 11, 2005 10:21 AM PSTPrideBucks announced today that industry sales and marketing veteran Rainey Stricklin has joined the company full-time as Vice President of Marketing and Webmaster Relations, effective January 1st.
RAMCO Releases Clown Porn
Jan 11, 2005 10:00 AM PSTHouston, the Circus has landed… Industry upstart RAMCO Productions proudly presents its debut motion picture, Clown Porn.
SexyAds Offers PrivateCall Service
Jan 11, 2005 9:53 AM PSTLAS VEGAS, NV January 5, 2005 – Phone Matrix Inc. announced that its PrivateCall™ anonymous phone contact services are now available to all US and Canadian members of SexyAds.com, the first top adult personals site to provide access to such services.
FTC Serves Signup4Cash Operators at Internext
Jan 11, 2005 9:46 AM PSTAgents from the Federal Trade Commission descended on Internext last week and served subpoenas to several individuals associated with Global Net Solutions and its affiliate program, Signup4Cash.com, as well as freezing the company’s assets, according to information obtained by XBiz.
European Online Advertising Swells
Jan 11, 2005 6:28 AM PSTThe European online advertising market swelled by 30 percent in 2004, market researchers say, indicating the beginning of a rebound from three years ago when the market hit an all-time low.
VeriSign Plans to Buy MMS Leader LightSurf
Jan 10, 2005 4:23 PM PSTVeriSign Inc. said Monday it agreed to purchase LightSurf Technologies for $270 million. LightSurf is credited with developing software and services that allow customers of North American cellphone carriers to email and electronically modify images.
DirecTV Announces DVR and MPEG-4 HD Satellite Transmission
Jan 10, 2005 1:53 PM PSTAmid the flurry of product and service launches at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, DirecTV announced the launch of an interactive digital video recorder slated for a June 2005 release.
WEB / TECH NEWS
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
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Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
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