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TidBITS#725/05-Apr-04

Is your wireless network secure? The better question is: how can you evaluate the level of security you should implement? Adam weighs in with his Three L’s of security. While you’re thinking ahead, Jeff Carlson explains things to consider when buying a laptop bag. Also, we announce the winner of last issue’s DealBITS drawing for an autographed can of Spam, and note the releases of Security Update 2004-04-05, Retrospect 6.0.193, LaunchBar 3.3 and 4.0b1, and Panorama V 4.9.6.

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Security Update 2004-04-05 Released

Security Update 2004-04-05 Released -- Apple posted two versions of Security Update 2004-04-05 for Mac OS X today. The update for Mac OS X 10.3.3 Panther replaces the Mail, OpenSSL, libxml2, and CUPS Printing components and is a 3.7 MB download

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Retrospect 6.0.193 Released

Retrospect 6.0.193 Released -- Dantz Development has released Retrospect 6.0.193, a minor update to the company's powerful backup program (see "Dantz Ships Panther-Compatible Retrospect 6.0" in TidBITS-714)

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LaunchBar 3.3 and 4.0b1 Released

LaunchBar 3.3 and 4.0b1 Released -- Objective Development last week released both LaunchBar 3.3, the latest version of their slick keyboard-based application launcher, and LaunchBar 4.0b1, a public beta of the next major version (see "Tools We Use: LaunchBar" in TidBITS-671)

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Panorama V 4.9.6 Released

Panorama V 4.9.6 Released -- Back in September 2003, we noted in TidBITS-697 that ProVUE Development had released a public preview version of Panorama, their long-standing database program

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DealBITS Drawing: Autographed Spam Winner

DealBITS Drawing: Autographed Spam Winner -- Although we had only 257 entries in our one-day DealBITS drawing for an autographed can of actual Spam, as announced in last Thursday's extracurricular issue, the competition for that can was hot and heavy, with a number of people begging for special dispensation

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Buying a Laptop Bag

Unlike buying a desktop Mac, purchasing a PowerBook or iBook often means purchasing a bag of some sort to carry it in. But buying a laptop bag can involve as much, if not more, consideration than buying the computer itself

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/05-Apr-04

While we're waiting for the Web Crossing programmers to figure out how to let us eliminate HTML formatting from messages in TidBITS Talk, note that some of the messages in our existing archive are a bit more difficult to read because of the HTML tags