Holiday gift ideas: Do-it-all printers

Picking just the right item over the holidays can be tricky. So sister publication PC World offers some suggestions on great gear, including multifunction printers.

Microsoft stalks super spammers

Microsoft announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against groups that use zombie computers. The software giant took the action after learning through a company experiment that use of infected PCs to thwart spam blockers and pass along immense quantities of junk e-mail is more widespread and disruptive than Microsoft expected.