“Our company has never conducted any secret campaign to trick competitors into generating false positives to damage their market standing,” a Kaspersky rep told Reuters. “Such actions are unethical, dishonest and their legality is at least questionable.” However, the company’s actions back in 2010 would suggest that Kaspersky isn’t completely above such acts. In 2010, to protest what it saw as rival companies lifting its valuable virus databases wholesale from third party aggregators like Google’s VirusTotal, Kaspersky flagged 10 innocuous files as malicious. Within 10 days, more than a dozen rival security programs were quarantining those same files, sight unseen.
munki-enroll – Scripts to automatically enroll clients in Munki, allowing for very flexible manifest structures.
Snipped from the Mac Enterprise email list:
# This mofifies cupsd.conf to allow a user to un-pause printers
sudo launchctl stop org.cups.cupsd
cp /etc/cups/cupsd.conf /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.org;rm
/etc/cups/cupsd.conf;cat /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.org | sed -e ‘s/Limit
Pause-Printer Resume-Printer Enable-Printer/Limit Enable-Printer/’ >
sudo launchctl start org.cups.cupsd
A new “data restore” option has appeared on iCloud.com allowing users to “roll back” recently-deleted documents, and Contacts or Calendar edits. The service now saves “snapshots” of recent states and lets users revert back to them, recovering files and changes accidentally deleted or changed. The “restore” options are fairly well-hidden at present, but are found in the Advanced Settings page of the web site.
Rogers, MN honor student Reid Sagehorn was suspended after he tweeted two words, using his own device, on his own time, off school property.
Call me old-fashioned, but I think the capacity to play / use DVDs should be considered a basic part of the OS, even if the machine doesn’t have a built in unit.
Homer is walking through the town dump when he passes a big pile of VCR tapes. The sign above reads, “Betamax.” Next up, another pile, this time with a sign reading, “Laserdiscs.” Finally, he walks past an empty space; the sign says, “Reserved for DVDs.”That episode aired in 2003. Here in 2015, the handwriting is definitely on the wall (if not the dump sign), as Windows PCs can no longer play DVDs without help. Windows 10, like Windows 8 and 8.1 before it, lacks the necessary software.20th Century FoxOf course, Microsoft will be happy to sell it to you: The Windows DVD Player app is now available from the Windows Store for $14.99.If that seems like too steep a price to keep your DVD collection alive and spinning, here’s good news: You can watch DVDs on your Windows 10 PC for free. Here’s what you need: