At least that is what this article at The Register is saying. "Adult male nerds have sex more often than ordinary American blokes according to IT recruitment site JustTechJobs.com. Following a survey of more than 7,500 male nerds it concluded that this often-maligned group has sex 108 times a year compared to the average of just 79 times." No comment. :)
Pentagon cyber security wonks are looking to the Grand Canyon State for the future of information warfare defense, thanks to a bill in the Arizona legislature that would create the country's first State Infrastructure Protection Center (SIPC).
An insurance policy against hacker-inflicted damage costs 25 per cent more for companies using Windows NT.
This is because "there are so many security holes in Microsoft products", John Wurzler, of Wurzler underwriting managers, told us today.
Wurzler's stance could be a little unfair - security is far more dependent on how well the infrastructure is designed and set up rather than the products used to build it, we argued.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that existing laws are sufficient to prosecute hackers committing internet or electronic fraud using hacking software.
The ruling has cleared up longstanding concerns that the Crimes Act in its present form is inadequate to deal with electronic crime, particularly fraud and forgery.
A parliamentary select committee is considering amendments to the act, prompted in part by a Law Commission report advising major overhauls to bring it into line with the information age.
On May 16, Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh is scheduled to be executed for killing 168
people six years ago.
Right now, only bombing victims, their families and select journalists will be allowed to watch the event live.