X-Plane and linux

Friday, December 7th, 2007

I’ve mentioned X-Plane before – it’s a flight simulator that strives to be as accurate flight modeling -wise as possible. Realism is one of their goals and it’s also unique in that it’s available for Mac/Windows and Linux (version 8 that is). (There is flightgear also, but X-Plane has still felt like better competition for [...]

More on the Santa IM worm

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

There are a couple of stories out about the Santa IM worm, otherwise known as IM.GiftCom.All. First up Sans has some interesting analysis of it. It appears that it’s being hosted at, when run it resolves smtp.girlsontheblock.com to and attempts to open tcp port 53. It renames itself as c:\windows\winrpc.exe and sets up [...]

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