utkonos writes: "Here's the good news: Performing a denial-of-service attack on a person's iMessage account doesn't seem to be a widespread issue at this point. The bad news, however, is that it's certainly possible. Just ask some of the iOS developers who, for reasons unknown, have had their iMessage apps spammed with messages and notifications as of late."
utkonos writes: According to an email that went out to cPanel users who have opened a support ticket with cPanel in the last six months, one of their tech support servers has been compromised. They are recommending that all cPanel users who have received support change their root passwords or rotate their SSH keys.
utkonos writes: "The infamous AT&T/BSD lawsuits caused FreeBSD to jettison two-thirds of its codebase and start over from scratch, knocking its feature-set back several years, causing it to be bought out and divested by hopeful investors and only reaching robustness with code infusions from two commercial unix systems, BSD/OS and Mac OS X."
utkonos writes: "Last night's episode of South Park centered around all the fleeting internet memes that make up a part of our collective cultural dialogue these days, however sadly. The episode begins with the boys attempting to get a photo of Cartman "Faith Hilling" (making pretend boobies with your shirt) at a Republican debate, only to have Newt Gingrich call them out the next day in the press for being "so 2000-late" and "pretty stale..."
utkonos writes: "If nothing else, Australian blogger Nic Cubrilovic is giving Facebook a sense of what it feels like to have someone watching you all the time. No sooner is one Facebook cookie drama damped down than he triggers another."
utkonos writes: "After years of trying to cut off Linux growth as a desktop platform on x86 and x64 PCs, Microsoft may have actually figured out a way to stop Linux deployments on client PCs dead in their tracks."
utkonos writes: "A Penn State research team reports an unlimited supply of pure hydrogen gas can be produced using seawater, river water and organic waste. The news may mean our renewable energy infrastructure will soon undergo a dramatic shift."
utkonos writes: How did lager beer come to be? After pondering the question for decades, scientists have found that an elusive species of yeast isolated in the forests of Argentina was key to the invention of the crisp-tasting German beer 600 years ago.
utkonos writes: Information Week reports that Bing is more effective than Google. "While Google may control the lion's share of the search market, queries made through Microsoft's Bing search engine lead users to click on a Web page at a significantly higher rate than queries made through Google, according to data released Thursday."