Daily Archives: September 18, 2005

Don’t modify the Xbox, because you will go to jail!

The story! Enacted in 1998, the DMCA prohibits the manufacture and distribution of products or services that circumvent technological protection measures designed to prevent unauthorized access to and copying of copyrighted materials.
The Pandora’s Cube employees modified Microsoft Xbox video game [...]

Sprechen Sie Google?

A new worm, named P2Load.A, is in the wild. Once infected, users of Google’s search engine are redirected to a spoofed site in Germany that looks just like the powerhouse search engine’s main page. Spoofed search results include new, top-of-list [...]

Hollywood Loving UMDs

With DVD, ticket sales down, Sony’s portable may be a savior.
Two UMD movies sold 100,000 units within two months. By contrast, one of the earliest DVD releases, Air Force One, took nine to achieve the same goal. DVD and ticket [...]

WOW players catch the plague

Blizzard adds in a new instance, Zul’Gurub. Inside is the god of blood, Hakkar. When you fight him he has a debuff called Corrputed Blood. It does like 250-350 damage to palyers and affects nearby players. The amazing thing is [...]