Stories by Matthew Broersma

  • Linux wins another city over Windows

    Linux has won another battle proprietary software with the decision yesterday of Bergen, Norway's second-largest city, to consolidate older Windows and Unix servers on Novell's Suse Linux Enterprise Server 8.

  • Critical flaws in Linksys and Netgear kit

    Critical security flaws have been discovered in widely used wired and wireless networking products from Linksys Group and Netgear that would allow someone to crash or gain control of business and consumer networks.

  • Netsky.V climbs through upstairs Windows

    The latest variant of the hugely effective Netsky series of worms is causing trouble by spreading without the use of an attachment. Slipping past many email gateways, it can launch simply by being viewed in an email program.

  • Navini makes WiMax U-turn

    Navini Networks, until recently one of the staunchest critics of the WiMax effort to create standardized wireless broadband, has made a sharp about-face and joined the WiMax Forum.

  • Latest Linux/Windows research reports queried

    Large questions have appeared over the accuracy of two recent reports comparing the relative costs and benefits of the Linux and Windows operating systems in which Windows was painted as being superior to its open-source rival.