8th July 2007 Archive
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Plenty of ways to overcome 'minor inconvenience'
Blacklists have their place for detecting and identifying malicious content and activity, with the whole signature-based malware detection industry effectively being built around the concept that blacklists are reliable mechanisms. The only problem is that they aren't. They certainly are an important element of security …
Malware 8 Jul 2007, 16:36
House of Cards Sins of the father?
Irish bookmaker PaddyPower.com has paid out $13,600 on 14-1 odds that Al Gore would be the next celebrity arrested. PaddyPower, the leading fixed-odds bookmaker in Ireland, has made something of a name for itself on the Emerald Isle by offering bizarre and entertaining betting options for its customers, but this one bizarrely …
Bootnotes 8 Jul 2007, 16:40
- 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