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Monthly Archives: February 2008

New trojan email attempt?

I don’t really have time today to look into this but an email made it through spam filters purporting to be an animated “card” from some model on Adult Friend Finder. The file attached as a zip file. I’m sure there is something fun inside and I’m sure it will be infectious. Hope someone else […]

Beansec this Wednesday!

Yo! BeanSec! is once again upon us. Wednesday, February 20th, 2008. BeanSec! is an informal meetup of information security professionals, researchers and academics in the Greater Boston area that meets the third Wednesday of each month. Unlike other meetings, you will not be expected to pay dues, “join up”, present a zero-day exploit, or defend […]

Immediate Gratification: Harvard Open Access Decision

I would like to say that I had some hand in this but I didn’t. In fact I had been aware of the internal campaign by Stuart Shieber over the course of the last year but unsure of how it would play out. His success is paramount to the distribution of knowledge. Berkman Fellow Melanie […]

The Academic Journal Economy

I’m still fascinated by the academic journal economy. The recent Berkman Buzz had this interesting excerpt by Fellow Danah Boyd “The economy around academic journals is crumbling. Libraries are running out of space to put the physical copies and money to subscribe to journals that are read by few. No academic can afford to buy […]