Festivus @ Seinfeld

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-wm9N0KiAs

Merry Christmas

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| We’ve targeted to complete at least a basic set to be given away as Christmas
| present, and as preview of what will be included in KDE 4.0 as default cursor
| theme (at least I hope so, I’m writing the mail to kde-core-devel right now).
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http://blog.ruphy.org/?p=30

Vista cursors could have the O/S hijacked without intervention.


Related:

Update: Windows zero-day flaw 'very dangerous,' experts say

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| "It doesn't require a PhD in hacking," Brown said. "The number of people
| who can use this is huge."
|
| eEye considered it so dangerous that early this morning it released a
| rare unofficial patch to temporarily plug the dike. This is only the
| second time that eEye has put out an unsanctioned fix for a Microsoft bug.
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http://www.computerworld.com/action/...intsrc=hm_list
http://tinyurl.com/2fxpsu


Microsoft: Attacks on Windows flaw rise

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| Once hackers have access to a computer, they can install any number
| of nasty programs -- ones that steal passwords or record keystrokes,
| which the hackers could then sell to identity thieves.
|
| [...]
|
| So far, he said, attacks have been limited to Web surfing with
| Internet Explorer versions 6 or 7. Firefox, the open-source
| browser from Mozilla, does not yet seem vulnerable.
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070330/..._vulnerability


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| My previous post on Windows Update disabling FireFox attracted over
| 10k readers and I guess it generated enough noise that Microsoft
| approached me for specifics. *Kudos to MS for that! *Clearly the
| issue wasn't very widespread, but several users reported experiencing
| it on this reddit thread.
|
| [...]
|
| My new Microsoft Policy: whatever dies, dies. I won't bother fixing
| it, I will let MS Bugware slowly die, and move on to better
| alternatives. *Online, whenever possible.
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http://www.zoliblog.com/blog/_archiv...8/2816581.html