Thursday, January 12, 2006

Dickie's Quickies

Mozilla's Thunderbird version 1.5 has been released. If you already have Beta 2, then you have the final version and it will not be updated.

Spyware Confidential reports that Symantec has been using a rootkit to keep customers from deleting files. This means users of Norton Systemworks have also been exposed to a convenient hiding location for malware from hackers. All of this follows on Sony's own problems with using rootkits. What irks me, however, is that Symantec should know even better than Sony not to do this seeing as they are a security firm. Grrr...

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