Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Brain Stretchers

NEWS Notes:
DAS-3 Project (Netherlands):
A recent article on a project called DAS3 in a Dutch Graduate School that may be on the verge of creating a Super-GRID. Capable of turning the Web into a Linux Cluster. The Article called: "The Wide Area Cluster" appeared in the November issue of Linux Magazine.
Real Dangers in Virtualization:
Steve Gibson (Spinrite) recently warned on Leo Laporte's podcast, that hackers have introduced a virus into the code of the new Intel Processor that was created with built-in virtualization hooks. The virus stays dormant until an OS is installed on it and then it becomes a pre-installed Root-kit that can take over the system.

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