[nikonf4] Re: Microsoft warns of zero-day attack affecting Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8

  • From: Dave <downsouthdave@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2010 11:52:49 -0700 (PDT)

Next you'll be telling me they drive Pontiac Azteks.

From: Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx>
To: "nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sat, November 6, 2010 1:39:00 PM
Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Microsoft warns of zero-day attack affecting Internet 
Explorer 6, 7, 8

I keep telling them, but the Russians seem to love Win 2K. 

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On Nov 6, 2010, at 9:49 AM, Dave <downsouthdave@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

So much fidgeting! Ever consider Macs?
From: Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx>
>To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Sent: Sat, November 6, 2010 12:30:30 PM
>Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Microsoft warns of zero-day attack affecting Internet 
>Explorer 6, 7, 8
>On Nov 6, 2010, at 8:59 AM, Mark Stein wrote:
>It wasn't a major argument... I just gave the browser stats for the people 
>the app, along with how long IE6 had been out and they agreed to my 
>>We still use XP at work.  They want to roll out Win 7, the problem is we have 
>>some stuff that won't work on the upgrade. The current project I'm working on 
>>a rewrite of software that's stuck at Java 1.3, on a win 2003 box (with an 
>>application server that's beyone EOL and can't go on another box).  It takes 
>>time and money to correct bad technology... companies don't always want to 
>>the investment  to do it.
>Yeah, we have some ancient 3D Modeling software that lets you specify the 
>lighting in a room (you can use a 360º panorama to set it up) and it will show 
>you the light return in a diamond in a 3D model. Works pretty slick. You can 
>up any proportions or cut style and it will show you how light will return in 
>diamond. Not your typical off-the-shelf software. It was designed, I suspect, 
>people who make synthetic diamonds. It's from Russia and there haven't been 
>updates for years. Because of it, our lab's server has to remain at Win Server 
>2000. Luckily with virtualization we can now have multiple servers on one 
>machine and I could get our department's server upgraded to Win Server 2003 a 
>few months back without messing up the lab, whose server is on the same 
>An engineer, a physicist, and a statistician were moose hunting in northern 
>Canada. After a short walk through the marshes they spotted a HUGE moose 150 
>metres away. The engineer raised his gun and fired at the moose. A puff of 
>showed that the bullet landed 3 metres to the right of the moose. The 
>realizing that there was a substantial breeze that the engineer did not 
>for, aimed to the left of the moose and fired. The bullet landed 3 metres to 
>left of the moose. The statistician jumped up and down and screamed "We got 
>We got  him!"

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