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  • How to post a thread and other interesting facts, part II. (Welcome Newbies)

    04/07/2006 2:12:34 PM PDT · by Admin Moderator · 106 replies · 13,646+ views
    April 7, 2006 | Olive
    Hi everyone, it's been awhile since we had a refresher course on the posting guidelines. We've had a lot of newbies sign up. Welcome Aboard! The more the merrier! And it doesn't hurt you longtimes to re-read this. As always, we're here to help. Ask questions, we'll do our best to answer. Are you ready maggot? SEARCH If it's a breaking news topic, check breaking news first, it's probably already posted. Check the breaking news sidebar first. Don't try to be the first one with the story, you've already been beaten by about eight threads. To avoid duplicate posts, please...
  • Critical bug found in anti-virus software

    12/23/2005 9:05:03 AM PST · by george76 · 75 replies · 2,857+ views
    New Scientist news service ^ | 22 December 2005 | Will Knight
    A critical software bug has been discovered in several of the most widely used anti-virus programs. It could be exploited to take control of a computer or to steal information, according to an analysis produced by the independent security analyst who made the discovery. The glitch affects 39 different Symantec products - including both home and enterprise versions of its anti-virus software. It resides within the Symantec anti-virus library, which is used by all of the packages. The analyst, Alex Wheeler, discovered that a critical error occurs when the Symantec anti-virus library decompresses files from "RAR" format for analysis Symantec...