dcsmith writes "In the past few days I have received SPAM from four separate yahoo.com e-mail accounts belonging to friends or acquaintances. Some are regular, frequent Yahoo! users while others only have a yahoo.com e-mail address to access Yahoo Groups.
Has there been another as-yet-undisclosed breach at Yahoo?" top
dcsmith writes "Two weeks after Apple's stunning management shakeup, Microsoft has announced a shocker of its own: Windows chief Steven Sinofsky, heir apparent to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, left the company Monday." top
iOS6 allows "Meeting Hijacking" via Exchange Server
dcsmith writes "Meeting hijacking is the intentional or unintentional changing of the ownership of a meeting (in this case, in MS Exchange). The new owner can modify or delete the meeting in ways that an attendee or invitee should not be able to.
Apparently the latest update to iOS6 increases the likelihood that an iPad/iPod user can hijack a meeting to which they have been invited.
With the recent release of iOS6, we have noticed a marked increase in support calls due to meetings having the owner of the meeting changed (sometimes called “meeting hijacking”).
Among Microsoft's recommended work arounds;
Block iOS 6 devices — Exchange server comes with the Allow/Block/Quarantine functionality that enables admins to block any device or user.
Tell users not to upgrade to iOS 6 or to downgrade their devices – This solution may work as a temporary fix until Apple provides a fix but many users may have already made the decision to update.
dcsmith writes "Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier says that "A bystander has the same right to take photographs or make recordings as a member of the media", and backs it up with a General Order to her Department
The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) recognizes that members of the general public have a First Amendment right to video record, photograph, and/or audio record MPD members while MPD members are conducting official business or while acting in an official capacity in any public space, unless such recordings interfere with police activity.
dcsmith writes "The Minnesota Unemployment Insurance program web site is apparently only available 6 AM — 6 PM Mon — Fri, excluding holidays. Perhaps as this site suggests, they are trying to discourage vampires from filing unemployment claims..." Link to Original Source top
dcsmith writes "While cleaning up (read: rearranging and justifying not throwing anything away) my den tonight, I ran across a web cam from an old Toshiba Tecra 780 laptop. I don't have the laptop or the manuals any more, and I don't recognize the connection type. Googling the part number (ZA1407P01) returned a bunch of sites that purportedly have this camera for sale, but nothing about the specs. Toshiba's site was void of specification goodness as well.
Where might I find info on this device? Are there any repositories of obsolete technology information out there somewhere?"