Gongol.com Archives: February 2007
Brian Gongol

February 23, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Winter Storm Warning

Computers and the Internet Firefox patches released
Updates both the 1.5 series and the 2.0 series of browsers

Computers and the Internet People really, really don't know enough about online banking security

Iowa No charges against state trooper
The Floyd county attorney says the state trooper didn't do anything wrong when he shot at a driver who tried to run him over. And if the official account is accurate, it's hard to think of any reason not to agree. The driver is being charged with attempted murder.

Computers and the Internet Hacker launches jihad against file-sharing in Japan
A Trojan horse virus is being attached to what look like innocuous screen-savers containing Manga cartoon characters. A good reminder to avoid downloading screensavers from anyone but a well-trusted source.

Water News Iowa bill would create office of "watershed counselor"

Health Blood Center of Iowa says it's extremely short on donations

Iowa Former Gov. Vilsack drops out of the Presidential race
It's hard to win when you're raising only a fraction of the money your competitors are digging up. The list of 2008 Presidential candidates still only includes five people who have ever worked outside of either government or law firms

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