Archive | August 21, 2003

In Frayed Networks, Common Threads

An interesting essay linking railroad gauges, the Great Blackout of 2003, Sobig and MSBlast.

NY Times: In Frayed Networks, Common Threads. Taken together, the blackout and the worm underscore a far-reaching challenge in managing modern technological societies: the difficulty of reaping the benefits of networks – railroad networks, airline networks, telephone networks, power networks and computer networks, among others – while minimizing their vulnerabilities. [Tomalak’s Realm]

Can you hear me now?

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-032: Cumulative Patch for Internet Explorer (Q822925)

Rated: Critical

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-033: Unchecked Buffer in MDAC Function Could Enable System Compromise (Q823718)

Rated: Important RSS 1.0 beta one released

A first cut of the RSS 1.0 feed is available for download and subscription at (where else?) It’s the last one on the list, called FoxCentral.rdf.

Let me know if you have any problems with it, or suggestions for improvement.

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