The Free Software Foundation has described Windows 11, the new avatar of Microsoft's desktop operating system that was launched on 6 October, as taking "important steps in the wrong direction when it comes to user freedom".
"Organisations are still struggling with the rapid move to the cloud," McAfee MVision Cloud Asia Pacific regional director Joel Camissar told iTWire, but taking a data-centric view to protecting information makes it easier.
Russian company Arusoft appears to have developed software that can be used to crack the AACS 2.0 copy protection on Ultra HD Blu-ray discs.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has resigned from the World Wide Web Consortium after the latter announced it was accepting the published Encrypted Media Extensions as a Web standard.
The World Wide Web Consortium has begun the formal process of ratifying a digital rights management standard for the Internet.
Tell me something new – a person leaves the company with its customer list, intellectual property, designs, and more, walking out with a USB drive or simply emailing it. The fastest way to take down the competition is to work for them, or a close supplier.
Researchers at Forcepoint Security Labs have found that nearly 75,000 users put themselves at risk in a test case they probed using what is called abandonware - in this case, an abandoned and somewhat obscure plugin for a software package that is no longer in development.
BlackBerry has announced software to automatically protect email attachments with DRM, along with WatchDox integration with Salesforce.com and Microsoft Office Online.
There is a lot about Windows 10 which is out there in the open. There are some things that are a little more closed. Like PlayReady 3.0.
Microsoft has made another 180 on its Xbox One policies, this time backing down on making its Kinect sensor mandatory for the new console.
QLRT Xcode 1.1 is a static library file for protection, activation and license management of applications created with Apple's Xcode development system. Developers use QuickLicense 6 to configure Trial, Product, Subscription, Floating, Try/Buy or Educational licenses that present a manual or automated activation process.
QuickLicense has a programming API and AddLicense wrapping tool to protect and license any Mac or Windows software. Version 6 adds both 32 and 64-bit EXE and DLL runtimes on Windows and a fast, tiny Cocoa runtime on Mac. AddLicense generates protected applications as Mac, Win 32-bit, 64-bit or FAT 32/64-bit EXEs with added protection layers and embedded files.
One of the major problems encountered by WAN administrators is streaming video - more so when it is encrypted for DRM. Blue Coat has the answer.
Authors that sell Excel spreadsheets, Macros or Add-Ins for Excel, Word or PowerPoint can ensure that only licensed users can use their work. OfficeProtect safeguards Microsoft Office documents with a secure license that requires computer specific activation.
AirLicense includes an ActionScript source code file and other components that a developer can drop into an Air development project to interface with the QuickLicense protection and licensing system.
QLRT Xcode is a static library containing the QuickLicense runtime software for protection, activation and license management of applications created with Apple's Xcode development system.
QuickLicense 5 adds subscription licenses starting from the activation date, a subscription grace period, delayed activation, quick validate for plugins and multi-threaded software, dual licenses, remote data retrieval, a pre-activation message and powerful programming commands.
Is the silence surrounding Apple's plans for the iBookstore in Australia harming the device's appeal?
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Linux is becoming worse than Windows. :-(