Secure computers aren’t so secure – MIT researchers seek out exotic attacks…

30 10 2009

You may update your antivirus software religiously, immediately download all new Windows security patches, and refuse to click any e-mail links ostensibly sent by your bank, but even if your computer is running exactly the way it’s supposed to, a motivated attacker can still glean a shocking amount of private information from it.

via Secure computers aren’t so secure.





Best Jobs in America 2009 – Top 50: Systems Engineer – Money Magazine on CNNMoney.com

29 10 2009

Best Jobs in America 2009 – Top 50: Systems Engineer – Money Magazine on CNNMoney.com.





Flickr Photo Download: Space: The Final Junkyard – Infrastructure

25 10 2009

Space: The Final Junkyard





Twitterers Keep Current

21 10 2009

NEW YORK So what links are Twitterers actually clicking on? Based on a user sample released Friday by Chitika, an online ad network, Twitter users most frequently accessed links directing to information about current events and news 28.49 percent.

via Twitterers Keep Current.

I am surprised it isn’t more. It is all I use twitter for.

-hakujin





100 Oldest .COM domain names

19 10 2009

100 Oldest .COM domain names.





Android 2.0 First Look: Fresh Face, Sick Speed – android 2.0 – Gizmodo

18 10 2009

While Android 1.6 is still writhing around in amniotic fluid, BGR had the nerve to publish shots of version 2.0 “Eclair,” which doesn’t even have a formal due date yet. They look great. Sorry, 1.6: I’m already over you.

via Android 2.0 First Look: Fresh Face, Sick Speed – android 2.0 – Gizmodo.





Top 15 Terminal Commands for Hidden Settings in Snow Leopard | Terminal, Finder, Dock/Exposé/Dashboard, iTunes + iPod | Mac OS X Tips

14 10 2009

Every time Apple brings out a new version of OS X, we compile a list of our favourite Terminal commands for enabling hidden features and changing hidden settings here are the lists for Tiger and Leopard.

via Top 15 Terminal Commands for Hidden Settings in Snow Leopard | Terminal, Finder, Dock/Exposé/Dashboard, iTunes + iPod | Mac OS X Tips.








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