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Microsoft has released a patch for the critical WMF handling vulnerability – head over to Windows Update and get it.


January 1, 2006

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More Micro$not haters

January 1, 2006

Now even Microsoft’s own employees hate them:


Welcome to the club.

WMF exploit

December 31, 2005

You’ve probably heard of the extremely critical flaw in Windows’ handling of WMF files. Here’s a disturbing video demonstrating exactly how the exploit can work:

Video of exploit

The BBC is reporting that the National Security Agency has been using persistent cookies on it’s website. But the real question is: who gives a damn? They’re the friggin’ NSA. It’s their job to track people. Futhermore, the usefulness of cookies as serious surveillance devices is more or less non-existent. Looks like another case of the BBC overhyping something it knows nothing about.

Opera buys Opera

December 23, 2005

From blakeross.com:

OSLO, NORWAY– Amidst mounting speculation of an all-out bidding war between Microsoft, Google and the Korean bakery down on 3rd, Opera Software announced today that it inadvertently purchased itself in a $0 million recursive merger set to complete on Monday.

“I’m as surprised as everyone else,? said Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner. “I read the news on http://www.geocities.com/~MiltonsTechWorld192/index.html when I woke up this morning.?

“Buying Opera is very Web 2.0,? said Milton, who was studying for a social studies test and could only comment briefly. “It’s like tagging. More companies should try it.?

Analysts value the deal at 42 liters of hot air, the estimated net worth of the blogosphere’s journalistic abilities.