Showing posts from March, 2011

Hacker group from Rangoon (Yangon), Burma

From NetworkWorld : The hacker group that exposed holes in McAfee's website knows it's breaking U.S. law, but vows to continue exposing vulnerabilities, especially on security vendor websites. "We do understand performing security testings without authorization is illegal under U.S. law," stated YGN Ethical Hacker Group, when contacted by Network World via e-mail. The outfit's own website describes YGN as a "small group of young but mature people" based in the country of Myanmar (Burma) who started working together about three years ago. Based on its website advertising, the group, which seeks to emphasize its goals are "ethical," appears to offer vulnerability-testing services while also working on security testing tools.

Cappuccino break at Starbucks

Image via Wikipedia I went to Starbucks for a break from work with my friends, Matt and Danniella . I had cappuccino. We sat down and chatted for about 15 minutes. Danniella had to go to work to her other job. So Matt and I decided to go back to work.  On our way out, there was an accident at the traffic light. A lady was standing outside her car. She wasn't obviously in the accident. But there was a spare tire from one of the cars involved in the accident, which rolled out onto the street and got stuck between her wheel and front fender. She was just standing outside without anybody helping her. We asked if she needed help. We parked at a nearby parking lot. We walked back to her. She told us that her husband would not be able to come to help her for at least half an hour. We decided to help her. Matt and I jacked up the car. It took us about 15 minutes. It was cold outside even though it was sunny. Finally, we were able to remove the tire from the place where it got stuck.  I wa