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Postby Ian on Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:38 pm

I wouldn't normally mention this kinda garbage but this was sponsored by one of the Mac fan(atic)s at the university where I work.

http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21514 ... rt-prompts

Contrary to what the article says, the UW did not know this guy was doing this. In fact, the campus security and network guys didn't even know about it until our department's security brought it up to them.

Can anyone even access this page? http://test.doit.wisc.edu/
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Re: Hack This Mac Contest

Postby dodecahedron on Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:59 am

Ian wrote:Can anyone even access this page? http://test.doit.wisc.edu/

yeah, i can
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Postby hoxlund on Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:10 am

yep me too
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Postby Dartman on Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:38 am

Yep, me too, whatever good that does :)
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Postby Boba_Fett on Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:50 pm

hoxlund wrote:yep me too


Dude... have you ever heard of a "tabbed" browser? Internet Explorer blows.
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Postby Ian on Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:54 pm

I use IE7. Has lots of tabs. :D
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Postby hoxlund on Wed Mar 08, 2006 6:36 pm

format too often

if im bored ill load up firefox
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Postby Ian on Wed Mar 08, 2006 9:10 pm

From an email sent out today to campus IT people:

You may have heard or read about a "Mac OS X challenge" that was issued by one of our staff. It was not an activity authorized by the UW-Madison. Our primary concern is for the security and network access of UW services.
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Postby Alejandra on Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:07 pm

Ciao,
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Tired of hackintoshes and went with the real deal.
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