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Technology | Posted on 24 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Microsoft Warns of IE Vulnerability | Tagged with , , , , .

Microsoft has published an advisory for all supported versions of IE. The advisory warns of a problem with a CSS-related function in IE6 through IE8. Malicious websites could take

Analog Life | Posted on 22 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Surprising | Tagged with , .

I knew that the Army was more selective about it’s recruits than in the past, but this was a bit surprising. I had no idea that almost 25% of students

Technology | Posted on 17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Worst Gift Ever | Tagged with , , .

Beware of the WORST GIFT EVER! We’ve received a couple of emails with this subject line. The emails pretend to be one of those massively over-forwarded holiday chain emails that

Technology | Posted on 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Backdoor in OpenBSD? | Tagged with , , , , .

OpenBSD, one of our favorite operating systems, will soon be undergoing an audit. Theo DeRaadt has forwarded an email which he received to the OpenBSD tech mailing list. The

中文 | Posted on 4 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on QQ Login Difficulties | Tagged with , , .

I had some difficulties logging in to my QQ account tonight. I’m not sure why, but Pidgin would not connect. I was able to connect after I logged into QQmail

Technology | Posted on 4 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Captivate Quirk | Tagged with , .

Just on a whim, I checked to see if any software updates existed for my new Captivate. I’ve done this twice, and I’ve had the same issue. The phone complains

Podcasts | Posted on 1 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Audio Test | Tagged with , .

This is just a quick test of publishing some audio on my blog. If you’re interested, here’s Ted Stevens always entertaining talk on net neutrality. No transcript is available for

Technology | Posted on 28 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on WikiLeaks Under DDOS Attack? | Tagged with , , , , , .

It has been just over thirty minutes since CNN reported that WikiLeaks was under a DDOS attack. A DDOS or distributed denial of service attack is a network-based attack