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, 20:49, 11 September 2009
# [http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/09/microsoft_windows_security_bug/ 2nd Zero Day for Windows 7 has been patched in the final version] - [MikeP.] - A vulnerability affecting Microsoft SMB2 can remotely crash the box or allow (or [http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/975497.mspx remote code execution] with proof-of-concept code that has been published; a Metasploit module is out.
# [http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20327255.900-how-to-shortcircuit-the-us-power-grid.html Got batteries?] - [Mick] - Looks like it's official, the US DHS finally gets "proof" that the US power grid is hackable. (Psst! if you put it behind the firewall, *everything* will be safe!!)
= Other Stories Of Interest =
# [http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1212333/Pigeon-post-faster-South-Africas-Telkom.html LAG!!] - [Mick] - Warning: This is not quite RFC 1149 compliant... I think we'll have to call this FeatherNet since birds don't wear sneakers. I wonder what DoS attacks are available? I hear protocol hacking is teh sexay so we should get right on this! dDoS via LOLCATS? IM IN UR NETWORKS EATING UR LAYER ONES!!!