25 April 2005

Google UK Maps - (via R2 - Website of the day - Miles Mendosa) 

If you like maps you'll love this site and it only takes a minute to find out how to use it.

Google UK Maps

TomTom Navigator users will be at home with these maps but try getting directions from Loxwood to Ifold, locals will notice this is not the best route!

24 April 2005

Le squelette danse... Chez Maya ! (via John) 

I wish I could dance like that!

18 April 2005

PCWorld.com - Rootkit Web Sites Fall to DDoS Attack 

PCWorld.com - Rootkit Web Sites Fall to DDoS Attack

"Rootkits" (via the LangaList) 

Hi Fred: Can you point to any articles you've done on "rootkits" and their removal? See: http://tinyurl.com/3uc8a Thanks, Michael H. Bell

A timely question, Michael--- there's growing activity in this area. A "rootkit" is a kind of software that activates each time the system boots. Malware installed as a rootkit is hard to find and very difficult to control because it's up and running before most of the rest of the OS is ready; and certainly before the user interface is up. Rootkits can be a problem for 2K/XP and Unix-like OSes (including Linux, Mac OSX, etc.).

End-user tools are only just now becoming available for this class of malware; most presume a fair degree of knowledge on the part of the user. Examples:

http://www.rootkit.com (Not responding see blog above, Ben)
Reader Richard Schimpff also contacted me about rootkits and provided some links, including this: http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1785621,00.asp (Thanks, Richard!)

There's sure to be more activity in this area in the future: Stay tuned!

15 April 2005

New Rover Badge (via Mark) 

14 April 2005

AutoStitch (via Tom Mighill and the LangaList) 

AutoStitch: "AutoStitch is the world's first fully automatic 2D image stitcher. Capable of stitching full view panoramas without any user input whatsoever, AutoStitch is a breakthrough technology for panoramic photography, VR and visualisation applications."

And it has a free demo download that works brilliantly!.

08 April 2005

1st and a New 2nd Class Stamp (via Gerald) 

BBC NEWS | UK | Charles and Camilla stamps shown

Comments appreciated!

07 April 2005

Institute for Backup Trauma 

Do NOT click the third button after the video!!!

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