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Hacking activity at all-time high

Hacking activity is at an all-time high, according to stats compiled by The Honeynet Project.
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Packard Bell snares Toshiba marketing chief

Packard Bell has snared Toshiba marketing manager Con Mallon for its UK country manager.
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BOFH and the Linux Evangelist

Episode 18 Episode 18 A couple of years back the chances of seeing Unix on a user's desktop machine was about as likely as seeing a Manager at the bar with his wallet open. But in recent months, thanks to the evangelism of a geeky type from R&D a number of people are converting from the Windows Dark Side to Linux. And I'm not a happy man …
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BOFH: To catch a thief

Episode 15 BOFH 2001: Episode 15
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The Bastard plays with fire

Episode 16 BOFH 2001: Episode 16
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The Bastard formerly known as Roger

Episode 14 BOFH 2001: Episode 14

BOFH gets exercised

Episode 13 Episode 13 BOFH 2001: Episode 13 It's extremely early in the morning and The PFY and I are in to perform some routine maintenance which really IS routine maintenance. Having noticed the payments application has a penchant for memory leaks which causes late delivery of contracting cheques every five weeks or so, we've decided …
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Dmitry haunts FBI-chief's confirmation

Washington Roundup President Dubya's nominee to head up the FBI in the wake of recent debacles too numerous to mention, Robert Mueller, just happens to be the fellow responsible for prosecuting Russian programmer Dimitry Sklyarov, who's been hounded by Adobe for helping to develop an application which cracks their eBook Reader.