How dirty is your desktop? ... Metasploit creator gets 'owned'

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How dirty is your desktop? -- She may be the latest in augmented reality, but Alice is not your run-of-the-mill submissive girlfriend. First off, she's dressed up in a maid uniform -- until, that is, you strip her down to her skivvies (virtually of course). Offensive? Yes. Technology of the future? I certainly hope it gets better than this. read more | watch the video

They're out there; I'm in here -- Gary McKinnon and Edgar Mitchell, two like-minded individuals, should have met -- and probably sometime before McKinnon hacked into U.S. military computers hoping to uncover evidence of UFOs. You see, Mitchell, a 77-year-old former astronaut is also one of those who believe that extraterrestrial beings have visited Earth. "I've been in military and intelligence circles, who know that beneath the surface of what has been public knowledge -- yes, we have been visited," he says.

Oh the irony! -- HD Moore, creator of the Metasploit hacking toolkit, "got owned" this week, falling victim to a DNS attack. It happened on Tuesday morning, when Moore's company, BreakingPoint, had some of its Internet traffic redirected to a fake Google page that was being run by a scammer. read more...

Technology is as technology does -- A teenage burglar sent a text message to his partner, asking him if he'd been caught. "No" was the reply, so they arranged a rendezvous. Turns out that cops know how to text message too. read more...

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