Out of the Blue

Well I'm glad I mentioned that unsolicited pop-up dealie yesterday, because a forum comment made it clear that what I was suffering from was not a scumware situation, but rather a method for exploiting an internal Windows service. Thankfully indiv posted a link to the Stop Messenger Spam website, which clearly explained the problem, and how to solve it. Whew!

Wild Science: Japanese scientist invents 'invisibility cloak'. Thanks Christine Albers.
Tadpoles take blame for human hiccups. Thanks shafty.
Weird Science: Nuke Plants Aging Disgracefully. Thanks Mike Martinez.
Corn-Based Duds Future of Chic. Thanks Mike Martinez.
Auction of the Day: Cray Mainframe (S-MP). Thanks W.Sean Harrison. How the mighty have fallen.
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Re: Aging Nuclear Plants...
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Re: Aging Nuclear Plants... Feb 6, 2003, 15:43
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That would tell me tho, that either the NRC doesn't have enough people to do it's job, or massive corruption.

Funny you should mention that. I was reading an article on Wired the other day about 2 guys hired by Los Alamos to look into problems there. They did such a good job exposing things, they were fired! Thankfully the press got wind, the men were rehired, and other people behind the cover-up were fired.

Full story here:

http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,56596,00.html
http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,57133,00.html
http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,57295,00.html

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