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Submission + - Chinese Hackers Target Canadian Buisnesses (

snowraver1 writes: A leading cyber-crime expert says foreign hackers who launched a massive attack on Canadian government computers last fall also broke into the data systems of prominent Bay Street law firms and other companies to get insider information on an attempted $38-billion corporate takeover. Daniel Tobok, whose international cyber-sleuthing company was called in by a number of the firms hit by the attacks, says the hacking spree from computers in China were all connected to last year's ultimately unsuccessful takeover bid for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. The cyber-forensics guru with prominent clients around the world calls the assault on Canadian companies and the government "one of the biggest attacks we have ever seen."

Submission + - Poll Suggestion - Do you Pee in the pool?

snowraver1 writes: Do you Pee in the pool?
Option 1 — Never
Option 2 — Only in public pools
Option 3 — I pee with impunity!
Option 4 — Only if Cowboy Neil is in the pool.

Submission + - SPAM: Original Xboxes getting disconnected from XBL

snowraver1 writes: On April 15, 2010 Microsoft will discontinue Xbox LIVE service for original Xbox consoles and games, including Xbox 1 games playable on Xbox 360. The first step in this process will be to turn off auto-renewals for those members who only use Xbox LIVE on a v1 Xbox. According to Microsoft, this change will allow them to continue evolving the LIVE service with new features and experiences that fully harness the power of Xbox 360 and the Xbox LIVE community.
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