Monthly Archives: June 2011

Christchurch New Zealand hit hard again

A magnitude 6 earthquake directly below the city and only at a depth of 10km has added to the devistation in this devistated city. If you don’t recall they had a Mafnitude 6.3 earthquake in February of this year which … Continue reading

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Ethiopia Earthquake cluster

Interesting that there is a cluster of quakes happening in Ethiopia right now. This is similar to another cluster quite close to there last year. That one was right in the gulf just of shore of the current cluster. There … Continue reading

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Browser WTF?

OK I use Linux and Chromium. And web sites, even this one, wordpress seem to think I am using Google Chrome. Now the latest version of Chrome is 11 something. The latest version of Chromium on Debian is 6.0.472.63. Now why … Continue reading

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IMF Hacked

It would appear that the IMF has been hacked by one of it’s own members. The IMF is not releasing any information about who may have attacked them. This points to the attacks coming from within a member country. What … Continue reading

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“ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED: HACK SONY 6 TIMES!”

Sony apparently is not learning and Nintendo may have learned something but apparently not enough, and XBox look out they are gunning for you. Yes, LulzSec is back on the case and trying to prompt companies to be more secure … Continue reading

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Lulz must be breeding

OK Lulz Sec, awsome job with Sony, although that bit about dropping the old folks passwords online, wtf? Lulz Raft? Um, must be Canadian, raft is all they could think of with the rivers just thawing maybe? Now I like … Continue reading

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Firesheep, still a menace

I was reminded recently of firesheep, the Firefox plugin that allows someone on an unsecured open network like say a coffee shop wifi to grab peoples cookies and take over their accounts. Well it’s not alone there are other ones out there … Continue reading

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