Issue No. 04 - April (2006 vol. 39)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2006.136
<p><strong>Researchers Develop New Chip-Making Technique</strong><div>Linda Daily Paulson</div></p><p>Scientists have developed an approach for extending current chip-making techniques so that manufacturers can produce semiconductors with smaller feature sizes without expensively retooling their fabrication plants.</p><p><strong>Pay-to-Play E-Mail Plan Sparks Controversy</strong><div>Linda Dailey Paulson</div></p><p>Protests have arisen over a plan by AOL and Yahoo to test a service that lets e-mail senders pay for guaranteed message delivery without subjecting them to spam filtering.</p><p><strong>Hackers Strengthen Malicious Botnets by Shrinking Them</strong><div>Linda Dailey Paulson</div></p><p>To make their attacks more effective by making them harder to detect, hackers are scaling back the size of the networks of infected computers they use to launch malware, denial-of-service, spam, or phishing campaigns.</p>
Semiconductors, Immersion lithography, Spam, E-mail, Botnets, Malware, Hackers
L. D. Paulson, "News Briefs," in Computer, vol. 39, no. , pp. 17-19, 2006.