Monthly Archives: January 2010

Gauteng Department of Local Government Site Hacked

Gauteng Department of Local Government Site Hacked

News of the day is that the script kiddies have gotten hold of the admin passwords for Gauteng’s Department of Local Government content management system and decided to add some Arabic flavour.  A message “Hacked by CeCeN Hack Team” now greets visitors to the previously unknown site. The message extends further with: “Allahu Ekber! denmark israel asshole Americas – 45 thousand people will give account – Hooray Chechnya”. I like the background music though – …

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MusicDNA Is MusicDOA [Audio Format Foolishness]

MusicDNA Is MusicDOA [Audio Format Foolishness]

It’s sprayed all over the SA IT media: “MusicDNA will rescue the MP3 from oblivion”, “MusicDNA to succeed MP3“, “MusicDNA predicted to rival MP3“, “MusicDNA: New digital file that is son of MP3 unveiled“. And it’s all a crock of shit. MusicDNA should be MusicDOA. Why? Well firstly, (Mail and) Guardian, file formats are female, in the same way that LPs are female. They always have been, and always will be – ask any geek. …

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Kick Some Past in the Hot Tub Time-Machine

‘Hot Tub Time Machine’ Trailer Awesome retro comedy in this March release. Join John Cusack, Kate Walsh, Lizzy Caplan, Crispin Glover and Chevy Chase as they “Kick Some Past”.

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