• Hey Mac Users… The Honeymoon is Over.

    I know, its sad.  I too am a die hard mac user.

    Today alone I have received 4 copies of an email with the subject line “2 Populaar Myths About Female Orgasms –  How to Become an Irresistible Lover” containing an attachment named “Preview.app Document”.

    I haven’t had a chance to analyse the .app yet, but I think its safe to assume that its malware of some sort.

    The good news is that OS X is still built well.  If I double click it thinking its a document its going to tell me “Hey stupid!  This is an app that was downloaded from the Internet.  Are you sure you want to run it?”.  Maybe not in those exact words.  At that point if I say – “I thought I was opening an document, but sure, lets run this app-like-document” – then I deserve to be infected.

    For all the detail oriented folks here are the headers (bold are items changed to protect my info):

    Return-path: <efflrescent@aperfectmix.com>
    Envelope-to: MY_ADDRESS
    Delivery-date: Fri, 01 May 2009 09:39:27 -0400
    Received: from [87.18.181.177] (helo=ksecb.telecomitalia.it)
    by myserver.mydomain.com with smtp (MyMail Dameon)
    (envelope-from <efflrescent@aperfectmix.com>)
    id 1LzsxZ-0000Ib-JG
    for MY_ADDRESS; Fri, 01 May 2009 09:39:27 -0400
    Message-ID: <49FAF79E.9745295@aperfectmix.com>
    Date: Fri, 01 May 2009 13:39:25 -0100
    From: Chesner <efflrescent@aperfectmix.com>
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    To: MY_ADDRESS
    Subject: 2 Populaar Myths About Female Orgasms –  How to Become an Irresistible Lover
    Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
    boundary=”————32D524EA4E2E67F07C94899F”
    X-Spam-Status: No, score=3.8
    X-Spam-Score: 38
    X-Spam-Bar: +++
    X-Spam-Flag: NO

    The body contains no data.

  • IPhone

    I got my IPhone the day after the last post I made.  I must admit it was worth the wait and by the far the coolest device ever created by humans.

    Now all I need is SSH and RDesktop clients for.  They have VNC and mainframe/midrange term-emulation, so it can’t be far off.

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