New virus can wipe out hard drives
An ongoing FBI case has revealed a computer virus that can erase hard drives and dial 911 emergency systems, according to a warning posted on the Web this weekend.
Check it out here. I’ve needing a new watch 🙂
For-Pay Distributed Processing Network
Looks interesting check it out here.
Windows 98 memory tweak..
According to some info I spotted over at NVARTech, Microsoft has posted some information concerning a memory usage fix for Windows98. If you run Win98 and have more then 64MB of RAM, put this in your SYSTEM.INI under the [386enh] section: “ConservativeSwapfileUsage=1” (without the quotes). Reboot, and you may find your system more responsive.
MST3K creators unveil new website
Here it is.
NSA Balancing Security, Privacy
The spooks at the National Security Agency are so publicity-shy they don’t even like to be quoted.
Windows 2000 has its own mystical .Area 51.
What does .51. mean to you? For aviators, the P-51 Mustang pops to mind . the legendary WWII fighter aircraft that went from concept to production in only five months. If you.re an .X Files. fan, then you.re probably thinking about the mysterious Area 51, where the government is hiding evidence of extraterrestrials. For IT professionals, 51 just got a whole new meaning.
Matrix 2 Plot Details Revealed?
Trinity may or may not be a double agent in The Matrix 2, according to rumors on the SF Crowsnest.com Web site. The site posted spoilers from the upcoming sequel to the 1999 Oscar-winning film The Matrix that revealed what it said were key plot points.
Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) is kidnapped and taken to an alternative virtual reality, and Neo (Keanu Reeves) must re-enter the Matrix to find her. But Neo must discover whether Trinity is in fact a double agent working for the artificial intelligence that operates the Matrix.
Moviegoers will also finally see Zion, the last human city, as well as the Core Conscience, the mainframe for the human resistance, SF Crowsnest.com reported. Matrix 2 is in production for a 2001 release.
Station X security cracked
An Enigma machine used by the Nazis to send coded messages during World War Two, has been stolen from the code-cracking Station X at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire.