The Queen’s First Email

April 10, 2006

The Queen Even though the Queen’s birthday isn’t until April 21st Buckingham Palace released 80 facts because on April 21st she will be 80. One such fact stated that she sent her first E-mail 30 years ago (1976) to this day.

To See More Facts On The Queen Visit BBC News


Cross Platform Virus Created

April 9, 2006

A virus for Linux and Windows has been made, what a scary sign…

CNET News.com is reporting that a cross-platform virus for Windows and Linux has been created, a scary thought for users of all computers.

The virus (which a Russian antivirus company under the name of Kaspersky calls Bi.a) is written in a low level computer code called “assembler”, and only infects files in its current directory.

Kaspersky is saying that it was written as a proof-of-concept by virus writers, however, the company warns that proof-of-concept viruses often turn into major threats as the concept grows and becomes more powerful.

Link: Neowin News: Cross Platform Virus

-CES