Daily Archives: August 17th, 2005 «

 

The Zotob worm

Posted by: ST on August 17, 2005 at 8:40 pm » 3 Comments

What you should know: Zotob is a worm that targets Windows 2000–based computers and takes advantage of a security issue that was addressed by Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-039. This worm and its variants install malicious software, and then search for other computers to infect. If you’re unsure of whether or not you have this security […]

 

Extending thoughts and prayers

Posted by: ST on August 17, 2005 at 10:52 am » 3 Comments

…. to blogger Kobayashi Maru and his family. Kobayashi found out yesterday that his brother’s leukemia is back – for the third time – and has been given a 5% chance to live. My prayers go out to his family at this time. If you get some time today, please visit KM’s blog and say […]

 

“You’re a chickenhawk so you can’t comment!”

Posted by: ST on August 17, 2005 at 9:48 am » 46 Comments

I run into this quite a bit and I’m sure many of you have as well. You start discussing the Iraq war, defending the President’s rationale for sending over 100K troops into harms way, and inevitably the argument breaks down to: “Well if you’re so gung ho, why don’t YOU sign up to serve?” Or […]

 

Broader coverage of Iraq coming?

Posted by: ST on August 17, 2005 at 9:26 am » 1 Comment

Possibly? Maybe? Rosemary Goudreau, the editorial page editor of The Tampa Tribune, has received the same e-mail message a dozen times over the last year. “Did you know that 47 countries have re-established their embassies in Iraq?” the anonymous polemic asks, in part. “Did you know that 3,100 schools have been renovated?” “Of course we […]