Tenth Annual AusCERT Conference Kicks Off
AusCERT aren't the Australian National CERT although they have in some ways been the de-facto CERT for some time. That position is now taken up by CERT Australia who are working closely with AusCERT and taken up some of their work. If you've got problems contacting them, send me some contact details and I'll try and help you out - I know some of their staff. AusCERT have been an incredibly useful source of information on compromised systems on my customer's networks.
Volume 4A of Knuth's TAOCP Finally In Print
Donald Knuth has published a book and a date has been set for the release of Duke Nukem Forever? It's all too much.
OpenDNS To Block and Monitor Conficker Worm
One problems is that many of the domains appear to point towards servers running virtual hosts and hosting legitimate sites on the same IP address. We've been looking at data on our network and tracking down these infections based on IP address brings a lot of false positives. You really do need either proxy logs, or logs of DNS queries to find out the domain that's being contacted.
BBC "Not In Bed With Bill Gates"
I read all my BBC stories on Slashdot you insensitive clod. Since I never RTFA, I never visit bbc.co.uk. QED