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Modern Warfare 2 Not Recalled In Russia After All 94

Posted by Soulskill
from the it's-the-thought-that-counts dept.
thief21 writes "After claims that console versions Modern Warfare 2 had been recalled in Russia due to complaints from politicians and the gaming public over the infamous airport slaughter scene, it turns out the stories were completely untrue. Activision never released a console version of the game in Russia." Instead, they simply edited the notorious scene out of the PC version. They did this of their own volition, since Russia doesn't have a formal ratings committee.
Wireless Networking

+ - WiMAX and some dirty secrets

Submitted by go_jesse
go_jesse (243193) writes "According to this Marketwatch Article,

laying the groundwork for WiMax has involved a messy endeavor to gather up access to necessary airwaves. Much of the spectrum is owned by non-profits and schools, such as those in Burke County, Ga.
The story covers a few examples of money grubbing with our publicly licensed spectrum that the FCC in its ultimate wisdom of years ago, granted to non-profits and schools."
Security

+ - Monster marauders: Attackers grab customer info, e->

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Billosaur
Billosaur writes "From the Boston Herald comes word of an attack on the Monster.com web site where the attackers somehow gained access to approximately 1.6 million user records. Apparently the attackers used stolen recruiter/company passwords to glean information from user résumés. According to sources, the information may have been "limited to job seekers' names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses." Phishing attacks, bearing Monster's logo and containing the stolen personal information have apparently already been launched, trying to get users to install a Trojan disguised as a job seeker tool."
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