4th September 2004 Archive
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Hollywood stunt pilots have been drafted in to help scientists catch the Genesis probe, when it returns from its mission to collect a sample of the Sun. Astronomers have been tracking the probe closely, calculating its trajectory and working out tiny course corrections. The craft is scheduled to arrive over the US Air Force's …
Science 4 Sep 2004, 08:56
Porn mails sent over Wi-Fi networks
A Los Angeles man accused of using other people's Wi-Fi networks to send thousands of unsolicited adult-themed emails has entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors in a case filed under the criminal provisions of the federal CAN SPAM Act, officials confirmed Friday. Nicholas Tombros, 37, was scheduled to enter a guilty …
Spam 4 Sep 2004, 09:08
'Just for fun'
Police in Germany have arrested a 19 year-old from Helmstedt for hijacking the site of eBay Germany about a week ago. Visitors to eBay Germany were redirected to a site hosted by internet provider Intergenia AG. Initially, phishers were suspected of the domain hijack. The boy admitted he requested a DNS (domain name server) …
Enterprise Security 4 Sep 2004, 20:56