February 2006  Show Summaries

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 February 22, 2006 Show AudioArchives   TOP 

Another fund raising show. A trifecta, our third fund raiser in a row. Again, our thanks to listeners who pledged their support of WBAI. As is usual for fund raising, there were no listener phone calls.

We spoke briefly with Alex Eckelberry, president of Sunbelt Software, the makers of CounterSpy, an anti-Spyware program. There has been a recent rash of newly formed groups to combat Spyware. Is this a good thing? Sunbelt belongs to none of the groups. Alex maintains a security related blog at sunbeltblog.blogspot.com. It is, in no way, a sales pitch for his product. 

This week saw three serious bug in the Mac OS X. The latest effected the Safari browser and users can have their Mac infected just by viewing a malicious web page. Firefox on the Mac does not have this problem. Secunia called this bug extremely critical. There is no fix as of yet. 

 

 February 15, 2006 Show AudioArchives   TOP 

Another fund raising show. Thanks again to listeners who pledged their support of WBAI. 

We covered the computer news of the week and, as is usual for fund raising, there were no listener phone calls.

Hank gave his first impressions of TUT, The Ultimate Troubleshooter.