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Microsoft urges Windows users to shun 'carpet bombing' Safari

Microsoft's security team is advising users to stop using Apple's Safari browser pending investigation into a quirk that allows miscreants to litter their desktop with hundreds of executable files.
Dan Goodin, 31 May 2008

EU project scans air passengers for terrorist tendencies

An EU aviation safety project is testing a camera-based passenger surveillance system intended to spot terrorists poised to rush the cockpit.
James Sherwood, 31 May 2008

Chinese telco jumps starting gun in 3G race

China's deployment of TD-SCDMA, its own incarnation of 3G, is well underway despite the fact that the government isn't expected to issue any 3G licences until after it completely overhauls the industry later this year.
Bill Ray, 31 May 2008

Discovery relief mission is go

Cross-legged ISS crew members will, hopefully, soon be able to relieve themselves fully into a Russian ASU toilet following the successful launch this evening of Space Shuttle Discovery which, as well as performing the useful task of delivering the second part of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory to the station, bears spares for the cantankerous space bog:
Lester Haines, 31 May 2008

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