Tuesday, November 18, 2008

18-Nov-2008 PM clippings


Microsoft explains why the SMB replay exploit took 7 years to patch. It appears their NTLM protocol relied on it:

Scots firm is designing the "I-Ball", a wireless camera with a 360 degree field fo view designed to be fired into hostile positions:

Google Maps and the Ordnance Survey (which runs the mapping of the UK) show a rift in UK government policy over free data vs captialism:

Adobe release Flash Player 10 for 64-bit machines, targeting Linux first, for a pleasant change:

Google releases SketchUp 7. Linux users still have to wait in line as usual. Wake me up when they start supporting Open Source properly:

And finally. A camera for the blind. The user holds it to their forehead & aims it at the sound source. Uses a braille display:

Vik :v) Diamond Age Solutions Ltd. http://diamondage.co.nz

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