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antdude
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Flaw in 3 Web Browsers Exploited to Fill Disks With Cat Pics

»news.softpedia.com/news/Flaw-in-···53.shtml from »www.bluesnews.com/s/139592/eveni···ty-dance ...

"Feross Aboukhadijeh, a Web developer and a Stanford computer science student, has identified a vulnerability that could be exploited to flood a computer’s hard drives with junk data in a short amount of time. Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera and Chrome are impacted by the issue.

In order to demonstrate his findings, Aboukhadijeh has set up a website called FillDisk.com which fills the user’s computer with pictures of cats..."
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Name Game
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join:2002-07-07
Grand Rapids, MI
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red2

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reply to antdude
said by antdude:

In order to demonstrate his findings, Aboukhadijeh has set up a website called FillDisk.com which fills the user’s computer with pictures of cats..."

Mice everywhere are not happy about this.


DrStrange
Technically feasible
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West Hartford, CT
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reply to antdude
Sounds like fun, at least until they patch it.

I'm trying to sort out what I remember about Near and Middle Eastern orthographies and transliterations to figure out if that's a Persian surname. Are they Persian cats?


kickass69

join:2002-06-03
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
reply to antdude
Nice to see Firefox not affected by this.