The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) has attracted renewed interest lately, but not in a good way: The bad guys are now using the ‘70s disco-era file transfer technology to serve up bot malware, and even as a backdoor into some enterprises that neglect to lock down their FTP servers.
The folks at Groklow seem to agree with me, that this move by microgarbage is another wolf cry. read the Lengthy write up: “
Microsoft declares truce in open source war (I don’t believe it yet!!) read on and make up your mind
The glasnost era has arrived at Microsoft (MSFT). The software giant – which over the years has earned a reputation for not playing nice - put out a press release Thursday morning proclaiming its readiness to collaborate with the rest of the world. Microsoft said it is making changes in its technology and business that aim ‘to increase the openness of its products and drive greater interoperability, opportunity and choice for developers, partners, customers and competitors.’ The company is so eager to pound home the point that the words ‘open’ and ‘openness’ appear 16 times in the release.
Scientists discover way to reverse loss of memory by accident
Scientists performing experimental brain surgery on a man aged 50 have stumbled across a mechanism that could unlock how memory works.
The Big Picture with Colin Boyd: “Guillermo Del Toro to Direct Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Series”
Ah Yes Linux Costs More to maintain, it’s not as secure, it’s a fad that will not last, and the best one is… it’s using microsoft innovation oh man lol they need MS standup comic 2008 unbelievable
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