Typing These 8 Characters Will Crash Almost Any App On Your Mountain Lion Mac
Landon Fuller has posted a gist on GitHub with an explanation of the bug and a binary patch to the affected library.
Deep Packet Inspection Set To Return
I read the headline and assumed this would be another story about the TSA's screening procedures...
Google Says No More Cash For Trash Web Bugs
I hate to be the guy who complains about the headline of a story... but a "web bug" is an image in a web page or HTML email that allows the site owner to track who has visited the page or read the email. This story has absolutely nothing to do with "web bugs". How about "browser bug" instead?
VLC 1.1 Forced To Drop Shoutcast Due To AOL Anti-OSS Provision
I hate to interrupt a good old-fashioned witch-hunt, but AOL was instrumental in the creation of a little group called the Mozilla Foundation, transferring hardware and intellectual property to them and donating $2 million.
So maybe they're not all bad.
Has Your Identiy Ever Been Stolen?
A guy I went to high school with, rather than going through the process of taking the driving test, took his older brother's driver's license.
This worked out fine until he got pulled over one night for drunk driving. The officer looked at his license and said, "I already arrested you for drunk driving tonight!"