In case you haven't heard. Back in November the FBI intercepted a group of criminals posing as the company Rove Digital. On November 8, the FBI, the NASA-OIG and Estonian police arrested several cyber criminals in “Operation Ghost Click”. The criminals operated under the company name “Rove Digital”, and distributed DNS changing viruses, variously known … Continue reading Virus Warning: DNS Changer
Well, the city of Dallas, Texas has certainly out done the winners of previous ID10T awards. It may be the ID10T winner of the year if not decade. A water main burst Monday night flooding the Dallas county's electrical system. As a result it took out the entire computer system for the city of Dallas. … Continue reading ID10T Award: Way to Go Big D!
Quotes: "This is like deja vu all over again." -- Yogi Berra "The computer is a moron." -- Peter Drucker "To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent." -- Robert Copeland All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy and Jill a … Continue reading Randomness
No that is not some sort of new gaming system. The interesting little device is Alphagrip's prototype for a new handheld computer and entry in Microsoft's Next Gen PC design competition. I will say the design is certainly unusual and interesting. However, in this case interesting may not be a good thing. HT: Gizmodo
Yesterday, my wonderful husband, (yes, he is looking over my shoulder) found the "Star Wars Help Desk" on YouTube. As someone who has worked help desk/customer service I find it very funny. WINNERS OF THE ID10T AWARD Runner Up: I was working technical support for an Internet company back in the olden days of dial-up. One day, I received … Continue reading ID10T Errors
Interesting tibits I have found in the news today. Florida Primaries If you live in Florida head then it is time for you to the polls and vote for the presidential candidate of your choice. Sunday the New York Times published an interesting Op-Ed by Caroline Kennedy comparing Obama with her father. Essentially it is … Continue reading In The News Today ….