* Posts by Vin

7 posts • joined 27 Oct 2008

Wi-Fi Beeb viewing may break law

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Ah, the UK

Where it's illegal to do anything and everything, and at the same time illegal to do nothing.

Exploding mobile phone kills Chinese man


This smacks of Rise of the Machines, to me.

Mine's the one without an iPhone.

Daft list names Firefox, Adobe and VMWare as top threats

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Speaking of top threats

I've recently published a paper concluding a years worth of security research that lists the top threats we discovered. The paper is not available on the internet, because we believe that that would defeat the purpose of the paper. However, I can tell you the top 5 threats we discovered, which will make it apparent to you why we did not release it.

1) The internet - Source of 100% of internet transmitted viruses

2) The internet - Number one source of email spam

3) The internet - 100% of DDoS attacks on website occur on the internet

4) The internet - We have discovered indisputable proof that all internet related crime occurs on the internet.

5) The Register - Makes people like you have to read lists like mine.

MS Ireland blocks redirection 'hack' - eventually

Paris Hilton

One way or another...

...this looks bad for Redmond.

Either the redirect was being done on IIS, and fingers get pointed at them for having crap for security, or it was being done on Apache, and fingers get pointed at them for not trusting their own software.

And now that I've typed that, let's take a look!

http://microsoft.ie/asdfasdfj.html tells us that they're running IIS. Awww...

Paris, because she's had more than just egg on her face.

Indian court urged to 'ban Google Earth'


We still haven't gone far enough

Since the terrorists were alive, we need to ban being alive. It's the only way we can ensure the safety of our... Well, I can't say future at this point, can I?

It'll still stop those terrorists from exploiting being alive! >:[

Mine's the one with the cyanide-based terrorism prevention capsules.

21 million German bank accounts - yours for only €12m


Speaking of things for sale...

I have a bridge in Brooklyn I'm currently taking offers on.

Mine's the one with the deed in the pocket.

Swiss boffins sniff passwords from (wired) keyboards 65 feet away


I tried sniffing my keyboard once...

...It didn't smell that great. Also, I'm not familiar with what my password smells like.


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