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The Media

+ - 'Father' of climatology dismisses global warming

Submitted by jaymzter
jaymzter (452402) writes "In yet another salvo in the battle between media, science, and money, Reid Bryson, known as the "Father of Climatology", is quoted as questioning the consensus on global warming. Among other factors, he claims money is at the root of the current state of affairs: "There is a lot of money to be made in this," he added. "If you want to be an eminent scientist you have to have a lot of grad students and a lot of grants. You can't get grants unless you say, 'Oh global warming, yes, yes, carbon dioxide.'""
Encryption

+ - American Express Hacked.

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Check out this out. This morning I tried to register with Amex @ americanexpress.com and got this CA. Just checked again and the Register now link is not functional now. The CA said," CN www.bleadingthreats.net O Bleeding Edge Threats OU Web Guy I have the screen shot, lol. Security at its best!"
Security

+ - CCTV For Your Network?

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Whitedust Labs today released a new version of their revolutionary Eve software that allows administrators to visualize network traffic in real-time 3D. So called 'Network CCTV functions' are also included in version 1.2 — network traffic can be logged to an SQL database for later playback and examination. "Imagine coming into work on a Monday morning to find our you've been hacked, whats the first thing you should do? Open up Eve and scroll back the timecode to Saturday morning to see exactly what happened and when" said Jake Black, Eve developer. "CCTV for your network is a mind-blowing idea. Never before have network forsenics been so easy." More..."
Linux Business

+ - Ubuntu's Shuttleworth rejects Microsoft deal

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e5rebel
e5rebel writes "Mark Shuttleworth chief executive of Ubuntu has made it clear that he is not interested in forming a deal with Microsoft along the lines of those recently reached by Linspire, Xandros and Novell. "We have declined to discuss any agreement with Microsoft under the threat of unspecified patent infringements," he said http://www.computerworlduk.com/technology/operatin g-systems/nix/news/index.cfm?newsid=3544"

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