Tag Archives: Java

News: Browsers Hit A Legal Minefield

By | September 15, 2003

 From the This Could Change Everything Or Mean Nothing Dept come reports that Microsoft (and presumably others) may have to redesign their web browsers after a US court found that Internet Explorer infringes another company’s software patent. The BBC reports that the World Wide Web Consortium, the body responsible for web standards, also released a statement saying that Microsoft… Read More »

Update: Protecting Your Castle

By | August 21, 2003

 Further to my column this week about protecting your computer in the Far Eastern Economic Review, (subscription required), here as promised is the full email from Brian Johnson of Centerbeam. It’s an excellent primer.   Jeremy, thanks for the invitation to send you something about protecting computers viruses, worms and other exploits.  I?I’ve spent some time with the… Read More »

Software: Enter Your PC. Please.

By | July 24, 2003

Since spam from GoToMyPC ends up in my inbox all the time, I assume that being able to access your computer at home or work from anywhere is big business. Here’s another option, fresh out of the traps: the somewhat scarily named EnterMyPC, which allows you to access and work on your computer on the fly from any… Read More »