Author: Chuckles

Mysterious tech-minded ghost

Australian priorities

Australian Navy Delivers 800 Gallons of Emergency Beer to Bushfire-Hit Town After several shuttle runs and with the immediate emergency ebbing, the navy delivered much-needed supplies, including a precious cargo of beer to thirsty survivors and bushfire responders, a department…

From 2011

1) Nick Helm: “I needed a password eight characters long so I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.” 2) Tim Vine: “Crime in multi-story car parks. That is wrong on so many different levels.” 3) Hannibal Buress: “People say…

How to catch a hacker

In 1986, Cliff Stoll’s boss at Lawrence Berkeley National Labs tasked him with getting to the bottom of a 75-cent accounting discrepancy in the lab’s computer network, which was rented out to remote users by the minute. Stoll, 36, investigated…