Daily Archives: September 8, 2003

Security firm: IE patch does not work

A patch released by Microsoft to fix a critical security vulnerability in its Internet Explorer browser does not work, according to security experts.
The “object type” vulnerability was discovered by eEye Digital Security around four months ago. A patch was released [...]

Captain Scarlet: Retaliation Delayed

Buried within another news post announcing a special edition, developer Batfish Studios let it be known through their official website that their strategy game “Captain Scarlet: Retaliation” has been delayed a bit until November 14th 2003 in Europe. Based on [...]

FROM SUNNYDALE TO SPRINGFIELD

Former Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar recently recorded an episode of Fox’s The Simpsons to air in early 2004. In the episode, the Chosen One plays a kiddie delinquent named Gina who befriends Bart in juvenile detention. [...]

Fake websites on the Increase

Cyber-criminals are netting millions of pounds by setting up fake websites that mimic well-established companies and persuading visitors to part with credit card details and personal information. Referred to as ‘spoofing’, it is the fastest-growing fraud on the web and [...]

Half-Life gets Steamy this week

Valve’s broadband content delivery system, Steam, is reaching the end of its free beta test and readying itself for the onslaught of tens of thousands of Half-Life players getting their update fix.
The next release, on Wednesday all being well, will [...]

YO HO, YO HO, A TWO-DISC SET FOR ME

Just announced from Buena Vista Home Entertainment is a December 2nd street date for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL. The second biggest hit of the year, this two-disc set comes complete with a 2.35:1 anamorphic [...]

40GB iPod out

You knew this was going to happen sooner or later: Apple has bumped up the iPod to 40GB (that’s space enough for 10,000 songs), and introduced a 20GB model as well.
Editor Note: I had heard rumors about this, I have [...]