Monthly Archives: May 2007

Amnesty Report 2007 – Australia in summary

“The politics of fear is fuelling a downward spiral of human rights abuse in which no right is sacrosanct and no person safe.” — Irene Khan, Secretary General of Amnesty International. [1] … Australia in summary[2] During 2006, governments and … Continue reading

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Two more out of sequence patches from MS

Ahhhh, more unscheduled machine restarts … Bulletin KB number Description Severity Impact Software Advisory 927891 927891 Fix for Windows Installer (MSI) Microsoft Update — Windows Advisory 937696 937696 Release of Microsoft Office Isolated Conversion Environment (MOICE) and File Block Functionality … Continue reading

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SSH to Merlin from OS-X

This is a grand old chestnut that keeps appearing; Support: you cannot use JellyFissh for accessing Merlin … LITE: ?! Support: … you need to use MacSSH LITE: ?!! If you go looking for information, I feel your pain! The … Continue reading

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This weeks links: 2007-05-22

Missing shared house feuds? Get thy self to passive-aggressive notes from roommates, neighbors, coworkers and strangers. By the way “clear your smelly food from the fridge!!!”

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Winamp v5.35 now available!

The Winamp zero day exploit discussed back on the 2nd May 2007 has now been patched with the Winamp 5.35 release; Winamp Security Bulletin 2007-05-15 An MP4 file parsing buffer overflow vulnerability has been fixed for version 5.35. It is … Continue reading

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This weeks links: 2007-05-14

Inside the Hobbit House Appreciating a modern-day cottage based on mythical literature Asked to design a fitting repository for a client’s valuable collection of J.R.R. Tolkien manuscripts and artifacts, architect Peter Archer went to the source—the fantasy novels that describe … Continue reading

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Longhorn “Beta 3”

LONGHORN The next generation of the Windows Server operating system gives you more control, greater flexibility, and increased protection for your server infrastructure while reducing time and costs. And when you download or order the beta software, you’re automatically registered … Continue reading

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