On Thu, 31 May 2012, Andrew Worsley <amworsley(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 30 May 2012 22:12, Russell Coker
Some one just made the point to me that googling Interfersoft’s
Advanced Firewall Protector doesn't find anything - but also
"Charles Carmichael" is an alias of a fictional character -
The standard practice on that site is to replace all names of people,
products, and companies to prevent legal problems. Although in some cases
it's probably possible for people in the relevant industry segment to work it
So perhaps some (all?) is made up or identities
altered to protect the
I don't think it's fiction, that would be too much work.
I do know that creating file called "CON" in
Windows causes very
strange things. It appears to be treated as a console driver or
That was Windows 7
Yes, back to MS-DOS version 3.30 and before.
In BBS days there were some security issues with people creating zip files
with file names such as "con" and other device drivers. Presumably Windows 7
still has some of the same issues.
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