Here’s a funny little story from the world of IT:
I was working in a job running the campus email system some years ago when I got a call from the chairman of the statistics department.
“We’re having a problem sending email out of the department.”
“What’s the problem?” I asked.
“We can’t send mail more than 500 miles,” the chairman explained.
I choked on my latte. “Come again?”
“We can’t send mail farther than 500 miles from here,” he repeated. “A little bit more, actually. Call it 520 miles. But no farther.” [continued…]
Great resource for determining your user’s browser and OS: whatsmybrowser.org
This article a great reminder as to why you should always keep your WordPress install updated with the latest version. If you’re running the latest version of WordPress (currently 4.0.1), the exploit discussed below does not apply to you:
Howard Lutnick, the chief executive of Cantor Fitzgerald, one of the world’s largest financial-services firms, still cries when he talks about it. Not long after the planes struck the twin towers, killing 658 of his co-workers and friends, including his brother, one of the first things on Lutnick’s mind was passwords. This may seem callous, but it was not.
via The Secret Life of Passwords – NYTimes.com.