Daily Archives: November 6, 2013

Linus Torvalds Inspires Conversation on Bugs and π

On an aside where he announced the next release of the Linux kernel and future numbering: “Maybe it would be possible, and I’m just unfairly projecting my own inner squirrel onto other kernel developers. If we have enough heads-up that … Continue reading

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Domino Theory Rises Again

One of the justifications for the USA’s war in Vietnam was the “Domino Theory” which proposed that if communism was allowed to take over Vietnam, it would take over all of Asia… Half a century later, FLOSS is following that … Continue reading

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Not Again! M$’s OS Executes Data In Images…

“It’s understood the TIFF attack works by tricking the OS into copying malicious code stashed in the file into memory and then hijacking the processor to execute it.” See Microsoft in a TIFF over Windows, Office bug that runs code … Continue reading

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