Some links

Marco.org: Software patents should be abolished

Krebs: Spotting Web-Based Email Attacks

The fact that hackers are launching extremely sophisticated email attacks that appear to trace back to China makes for great headlines, but it isn’t exactly news. I’m surprised by how few media outlets took the time to explain the mechanics behind these targeted attacks, because they offer valuable insight into why people who really ought to know better keep falling for them.

Cocoa is my Girlfriend: Why So Serious?