Nameisyoung007 writes: A support page, titled "Backdoor Password for Allied Telesis Devices" recently turned up on Google. The page, labeled ***INTERNAL ONLY*** was written to answer customer questions like "'How do I obtain a backdoor password for my Allied Telesis device?'" and includes instructions on accessing a "built in Backdoor function" on any Allied Telesis device.
Probably a good time to double check your devices, just to make sure you're not affected.
Nameisyoung007 writes: The loophole that has allowed online poker to survive is about to be closed. Both houses of congress have passed a bill that toughens cargo security, but the bill has a stowaway itself- "the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006", which makes it illegal for banks and credit card companies to make payments to online (and offshore) gambling companies.