Stephen Withers

Stephen Withers

Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

Friday, 19 January 2007 05:19

All quiet at the Galactic centre

Astronomers studying the centre of our galaxy via the ESA's Integral gamma ray observatory have seen a temporary fading of emissions from around ten normally high-energy sources.

Friday, 19 January 2007 04:59

'Apple Bugs' flame war re-ignites

Hostilities between the Month of Apple Bugs team and some of their critics have been re-ignited by suggestions that the Colloquy exploit had been used against ordinary chatters by the MoAB team or their associates.

Friday, 19 January 2007 03:37

SLP daemon targeted by Apple bug hunters

Day 17 of the Month of Apple Bugs brought word of a vulnerability in slpd, the SLP daemon used to advertise services such as file sharing to the network.



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