Monthly Archives: October 2008

VNC Listening Viewer Buffer Overflow exploit patched

A potential security exploit in VNC Free Edition 4.1.2 / VNC Enterprise edition E4.4.2 has been patched¹, it  was caught early on, and to date there have been no known attacks. The bug only affected the VNC listening viewer (a component of VNC Viewer), which can be used to essentially perform a reverse connection. The VNC Listening Viewer is “connected” to the VNC Server, instead of the “connecting to” it. This is particular useful in …

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Aesthetics Of Hate: R.I.P. Dimebag Abbott,

… & Good Riddance. So says William Grim, Iconoclast Contributing Editor. What a hateful, repulsive and extremely ironic rhetoric. “You`ve undoubtedly heard by now that a demented fan last week killed heavy metal guitarist Dimebag Abbott at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. While I am extremely happy to hear that the assassin was shot to death by a brave Columbus policeman and I in no way want to engage in a blaming the victim …

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Sarah Palin & The VP debate

This. Woman. Scares. Me. Firstly, i’m worried that sanity won’t prevail, and John McCain will be voted in as president. Secondly, i’m petrified that his age, or his past health scares are going to get the better of him and that Sarah Palin is going to become the commander-in-chief of one of the biggest superpowers in the world. She bluntly dodges questions that she doesn’t want to/cannot answer, and much like John McCain she claims …

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Make tea, Not war..

I was talking to my girlfriend last night and she suggested how the phrase ‘Make tea, Not war’ pretty much sums us up. I’d much rather we all had tea than war, if honest. She decided she wanted it on a t-shirt and googled on the off-chance that someone had already done it, and they had on Etsy. Incidentally the shirt seems to be sold out on Etsy since I bought one last night. I …

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