16th February 2003 Archive
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Silly tricks with Win2k CDs?
A glitch in Windows XP security allows you to bypass passwords and gain access to a machine using a Windows 2000 CD, reports the newsletter Brian's Buzz. Of course in order to use the CD you need to have physical access to the machine already, so this is a pretty pointless glitch - it is, however, a glitch. It works like this. …
Software 16 Feb 2003, 12:51
Likely a lucky coincidence this time, but next?
Conspiracy theories, anyone? Yesterday at least a million people took to London's streets to mount the UK's biggest ever anti-war protest. And yesterday, webcams along the marchers' route were down "for operational reasons." Operational reasons, old lags will recall, is British policespeak for 'I'm not going to tell you,' while …
Music and Media 16 Feb 2003, 16:00
NetApp, Adaptec push SANs over IP
For NAS vendors, last week's ratification of the iSCSI standard by the IETF is their chance to break into the SAN market. One of the first off the block is Network Appliance, which will add iSCSI to its filer range tomorrow. Other suppliers, such as Adaptec, are also announcing iSCSI products, now that the spec has been …
Servers 16 Feb 2003, 22:34
Episode 2 Haphazard Arrangement of Still Life
BOFH 2003: Episode 2 "Yes?" I ask in a surly manner, in response to a summons from the Head of IT. "Couple of complaints about your not adhering to the new company recycling plan," he says disinterestedly, waving a couple of pieces of paper around in a woop-de-doo manner. "Gosh really, should I try harder in future?" "Yes, …
BOFH 16 Feb 2003, 22:48
- Analysis Who is the mystery sixth member of LulzSec?
- Analysis Hey, Teflon Ballmer. Look, isn't it time? You know, time to quit?
- Tablet? Laptop? HP does the splits with Tegra-based SlateBook x2
- NASA signs off on sampling mission to Earth-threatening asteroid
- Climate scientists agree: Humans cause global warming