Clive Robinson July 9, 2011 10:47 PM

OFF Topic,

@ Bruce,

This might be of interest,

Apparently a report by Federal inspectors has uncovered numerous weaknesses in Homeland Security Department systems that house information regarding critical U.S. networks.

Also it appears that there have been embedded security flaws found in technology from the China-US supply chain, according to Greg Schaffer under secretary of the DHS,

With regards your book, an uptodate example,

Apparently Apple iPhones and iPads have a critical security flaw discovered by a jailbreaker. The jailbreaker has come up with a patch but (for the obvious reason) it’s only available to those with jailbroken Apple products.

This has caused atleast one “security expert” to change their view and recomend that users jailbreak their phone….

apre July 10, 2011 8:52 AM

“Architeuthis (Giant Squid) reproduction”

“…The two animals then separate, the male swimming away, probably a bit beat up (possibly having lost parts of his arms and tentacles in the violent struggle)…”

“…and a sphere-like egg mass of ~half-a-metre in diameter would be released. This mass would then be taken into her arms where she would cradle it as it absorbed seawater and increases in size (possibly to two-or-so metres diameter).

mcb July 11, 2011 5:29 PM

Looks like the opening scene of a monster movie…the kind where the missing divers leave an empty boat bobbing on the waves.

Andy July 14, 2011 9:20 PM

Harr fuck it , i guess that got what the want some more money for defense contractors

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