SAN FRANCISCO--Companies registering Web addresses under the new .biz domain will have to wait two more weeks for the Web sites to go live while the overseeing registry firm readies its system, the company said Wednesday.
The .biz registry was supposed to be up and running for real-time registrations beginning Oct. 23, but that has been pushed back until Nov. 7, according to NeuLevel.
It was the second setback in less than a week for the Sterling, Va.-based company that has been charged with distributing the new Internet addresses.
Telecommunications equipment giant Cisco Systems is recalling approximately 95,000 power adapters after it was found they could overheat and cause a fire.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission made the recall announcement Tuesday in conjunction with Cisco.
After Cisco received one report of an adapter overheating, the company has decided to replace all the units. The adapter could melt a hole in its housing and start a fire or reveal exposed wiring that could shock users.
Russian computer cracker Vasily Gorshkov was found guilty Tuesday of 20 charges of conspiracy, computer crimes and fraud, according to court papers filed by the Washington state district prosecutor.
Gorshkov was arrested in April in an FBI sting operation that provoked some protests. Agents used a digital wiretap to gather details about Gorshkov's computer, and then hacked into the machine to gather some of the evidence that was used to prosecute him.
Source: Security News Portal - SNPortal.
Amid heightened concern about cyberterrorism, U.S. scientists said they have found no signs that Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network have used technology to hide secret messages on the Internet.