I had a thought yesterday, bootleg copies of WindowsXP (mine are all paid for and legit so don’t bother me!) won’t allow you to update using Windows Update. What better way to weed out illegal copies of your operating system than to release a bug that exploits a vulnerability they can’t fix?
Microsoft if fearing a new attack using a vulnerability in DirectX, a backbone system that allows multimedia in most MS applications. The danger comes, says Microsoft, in a component of DirectX that relies on a library file called quartz.dll, which is used by a number of applications — including Internet Explorer — to play midi…
My wife and I were wandering the aisle of Best Buy perusing the monitors (she’s got a 15″ I’ve been wanting to replace forever) when we happened across the Mac G5. “Ooooh. That’s a nice monitor. I like that one.” she said. Half way there. 😉
There are some mornings when I get up and open my news aggregator that no one in the “Friends” section of my aggregator have any changes to their weblog feeds. Today is one of those days. To all those people I have only one thing to say…. WAKE UP!