Episode 121 – All The Good Names Were Taken

29 September, 2011 (15:55) | Episodes | By: MikeTown


  • Video releases
  • Last week: Mac malware was hiding in PDF files
  • This week: a fake Flash Player installer carrying a trojan horse that does nothing more than infect the computer and report back to a host server that will probably go offline soon.
  • MySQL.com hacked to host javascript based malware, “BlackHole”, which searches for known brower and plugin vulnerabilities to perform silent installs.
  • Spotify employee verifies you can’t sign up without a Facebook account, nerd rage ensues (link)
  • Big Brother will not be the government (link)
  • Does Netflix want to kill the dvd by mail business?
  • Amazon instant streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers net FOX movies and tv
  • Netflix signs exclusive deal with Dreamworks Animation, starts 2013 (link)
  • Melissa is live at Fantastic Fest
  • Windows Phone 7.5 updates start rolling out to users
  • A humorous article about the Apple event invitations (link)
  • Windows 8 has some pretty good stuff in it



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