Feb 5, 2007

[Tech Roundup] On SuperBowl, Gates on Mac Breaks, and a Google Chiding

The grand daddy of all American sporting events is over, and SuperBowl XLI passed without incident - not.

Combing social engineering with Web hacking, the Web site of the host stadium was hacked in time for SuperBowl 41. The hack was not visible in the site, you had to look at the source code. Trend Micro has the detailed analysis.

Next: this had me ROTFL. Bill Gates really says the funniest things (grabbed from Sunbelt Blog):

Nowadays, security guys break the Mac every single day. Every single day, they come out with a total exploit, your machine can be taken over totally. I dare anybody to do that once a month on the Windows machine.

Yeah, right. Mr. Gates, count how many Windows patches your company had released for the XP. And should we count those for Office (with two new ones this month alone)? Read this entry from McAfee Avert Labs Blog for more details.

And lastly: two weeks ago, I was reading about dual boot machines (Windows and *nix), and Google, bless its intelligence, chided me with this during a Google search:

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