writes "New Zealand has been in the path of a severe winter storm since last Sunday. A 30 to 50-year event as far as it snow falling in some places is concerned (like the capital, Wellington). With unprecedented interest in the local weather, this was the perfect time for someone to subvert the ad server of the national weather service and dish out malware to a large number of PCs nationwide. Our workplace of ~400 PCs had about 10 strikes yesterday afternoon."
writes "SGI are going into backruptcy (again). Perhaps for the last
time as they are being aquired by Rackable Systems for $25M.
The Rackable press release is here.
Announced on April 1, but not a joke (according to the SGI rep who gave me a call this morning)."