Canadian cable users report BitTorrent slowdowns

Thanks to a comment added to this article Insightbb and Sandvine P2P. I was made aware of the fact that Canadians using Shaw Cable might be seeing similar issues. The thread in relation to this can found here Shaw » BT slowdowns. Thanks go out to the anonymous user who posted the link. It seems as if …

Hackers reopen stolen code store with Cisco wares

TheSource Code Club offering code for Cisco's PIX firewall software for $24,000  Source Code Club reappeared online Monday, using messages to online security discussion groups to announce that it was back in business. The group is using e-mail and messages posted in a Usenet group to communicate with customers and receive orders for the source …

North Carolina Man Gets 9 Years in Jail for Spam

A North Carolina man was sentenced to nine years in prison for sending hundreds of thousands of “spam” e-mail messages, Virginia prosecutors said on Wednesday.   Yahoo! News   9 years for spam – 'Stubberfield' goes down    CNET News    US duo in first spam conviction     Criminal spammers guilty, get banged up  Brother, sister …

Is it adware or spyware, adware or adwars

The past few weeks have seen some very interesting articles in relation to adware and spyware. A very serious debate is raging on if the line is becoming a bit blurred. 'Spyware or Adware' Debate – Aluria decision prompts heated criticism. That link is also included here Iggyz Weekly News 11/3/04. WhenU Enters the Anti-Spyware …

Printers betray document secrets

Printers betray document secrets “US scientists have discovered that every desktop printer has a signature style that it invisibly leaves on all the documents it produces. They have now found a way to use this to identify individual laser printers. The work will help track down printers used to make bogus bank notes, fake passports and …

The power of a blog and one link

First let me thank all the readers of this blog. With out you what I'm about to reference wouldn't have occurred. Hopefully I'll keep enough good content here to keep you coming back for more. I recently posted about Google fixing a GMail flaw. Google plugs hole exposing Gmail mail-boxes . This blog post contained …

Help me buy Wil Wheaton

Ok now that I have your attention. I dont actually want Wil Wheaton. I'd just like to be able to buy his books. They ran out of books at Gnomedex 4.0. And I've not been able to get around to picking them up yet. So here is how you can help. Click on the Just A …