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Mid Week News (7 Comments) (link)
 Wednesday, 3-September-2003  16:26:06 (GMT +10) - by Mred32

Kernal32 wants to point ZoneAlarm users to some info about a security issue with the firewall. "An attacker can send crafted requests which causes ZoneAlarm to hang the computer." Full details here.

"If you own a Netgear router, Annie Stunden would like you to stop pinging her network. That would be annoying, to say the least. Read more here. Thanks p1ayer.

If you own an IBM Deathstar HDD (Deskstar 75GXP and 60GXP), and are waiting for the hard drive failure to come, as has happened to so many owners of these infamous drives, there seems to be a way of significantly enhancing the reliability with a firmware upgrade. This sounds like a must-have to me, but it won't help those with IBM paperweights sitting on their desk. From Sniper.

From Knight: "Central Queensland Gamers League (CQGL) based in Rockhampton (QLD) are having another LAN set for the 6th and 7th of September. For more info check the website here".

For the gamers, Half-Life 2 / Counter-Strike 2 Virtually Uncheatable Says Valve. I hope they're right. More info at 3DNewz. Thanks to all those who submitted the link.

JAT have posted a thermal comparison between TBred B and Barton, and guess what. The Barton runs hotter. It does do more work though so this is really no surprise. Check it out.

The Tech Zone have updated their Price Index for Tuesday, September 2nd, so if you're in Canada, go spend.

The ultimate womans vehicle! Now that my wife has stopped hitting me for saying that, I'll let you have a read about a car that can park itself. Ouch!

Daniel and s3tTz note that another big rock is headed for the Earth. I'll keep an eye out for it. More info here.

Here's a bargain if ever I saw one: a brand new Super Nintendo for AU$1,000,100.00! Thanks bow$er.



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