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Tuesday Afternoon (11 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 5-June-2012  16:32:04 (GMT +10) - by Agg

If you're in Sydney, you might want to delay going home until this wild weather passes. Sydney is being hit by a severe storm front which has swept up from the south towards the CBD. Heavy rain and wind are expected to hit right on peak hour.

ZGeek are happy to announce that the defamation suit against them and Google has been dismissed, but they're not completely out of the woods yet. We now have to fight an appeal for the costs we won. Worse still is the awesome, wonderful, kick-ass lawyers at Reardon and Associates have had to move on to other cases as they need to pay the bills. They are still supporting us 100% but can’t send a lawyer to the ACT anymore as they don’t have the man power. We still have our Barrister from Reardons on board but we are seeking a solicitor to appear for us in the ACT.

Lots of people sent word that Eduard Khil, aka Mr Trololo has died aged 77. I found out about it from my 13-year-old grandson,” he told RT, a Russian TV news program, in 2010. “He walked into the room, humming the song... So I asked him, ‘Why [are] you singing it?’” The boy replied: “‘Grandpa, you’re home drinking tea here, [and] in the meantime, everyone’s singing your song on the Internet.’” Discussion here.

The Flame worm is exploiting Windows Update to spread from machine to machine, thanks lichking. When uninfected computers update themselves, Flame intercepts the request to Microsoft Update server and instead delivers a malicious executable to the machine that is signed with a rogue, but technically valid, Microsoft certificate.

NSW students will be part of the official start of IPv6 tomorrow. Some 2600 network operators, internet service providers and equipment vendors will officially switch on the address protocol from 10am AEST on June 6 for World IPv6 Day, providing an alternative to the depleted Internet Protocol version 4 stocks it succeeds.

This quadrotor cat is the most hilariously disturbing thing I've seen in a while.



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