zonky (1153039) writes "Tokelau has become the first country in the world to go 100% solar generation, moving away from their entirely diesel power supply, which formerly supplied the energy needs of the 1400 residents of their small south pacific Island Nation." Link to Original Source top
zonky (1153039) writes "For four hours yesterday, any password worked for access to any Dropbox account. It took around 4 hours from deployment for Dropbox to notice they'd entirely broken their authentication scheme" Link to Original Source top
zonky (1153039) writes "Zero Day Initative have just released the following to Full Disclosure. Excel 2003 & 2007 are vulnerable to remote code executition. While user interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability — in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file — the big issue is that Microsoft have known about this for over 6 months, and have failed to act." Link to Original Source top
Oh well. Only 14 days to go until a Adobe patch." Link to Original Source top
zonky (1153039) writes "WSUS admins in microsoft.public.windows.server.update_services are reporting that Microsoft has pushed the install of Windows Desktop Search WITHOUT APPROVAL from users. It does not support removal via WSUS either.
see usenet article firstname.lastname@example.org for details."