Fwd: cnn.com - Homeland Security seeks cybercounterattacksystem(Einstein 3.0)

Howard C. Berkowitz hcb at netcases.net
Tue Oct 7 17:18:49 CDT 2008


Ah, it's a bit worse. This is the ship that ran Windows.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a1/USS_Yorktown_%28CG-
48%29%3B04014806.jpg/300px-USS_Yorktown_%28CG-48%29%3B04014806.jpg

You have a picture of the World War II carrier. Now, this one, the second
ship of the class, has been retired, but that's because it had old-style
missile launchers that were not cost-effective to update.  


-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Weeks [mailto:surfer at mauigateway.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 5:55 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: RE: Fwd: cnn.com - Homeland Security seeks
cybercounterattacksystem(Einstein 3.0)


-------Original Message-------
From: *Hobbit* [mailto:hobbit at avian.org] 

We've got plenty of military toyz we could level at Redmond...
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----- hcb at netcases.net wrote: -----
From: "Howard C. Berkowitz" <hcb at netcases.net>

This one? http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/1998/07/13987
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This: 

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/USS_Yorktown.jpg 

was rendered unusable by a sh!++y OS?  !!!  

<wipes tears from eyes after rolling around on the floor in convulsive
laughter>


BWAHAHAHAHA!  GREAT link!  I needed to smile as I constantly go through
Micro$loth vs. *nix arguments here.  :-) 


"Using Microsoft's Windows NT operating system in such a critical
environment, some engineers said, was a bad move. " - The sky is blue, too.

"Technically, Windows NT Server 4.0 is no match for any Unix operating
system." - DUH!





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