On todays’ daily obscure news for June 29, include articles of a New York building being evacuated for a huge crack, a man adjusts sprinklers to flood a police department and much more…
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Swine flu found at Argentinean pig farm — The find emerges as Argentina is undergoing a human swine flu epidemic [read it at Redorbit.com]
Identity theft takes an effort to stop — The Federal Trade Commission estimates as many as 9 million identity theft cases are reported each year [read it at Chippewa.com]
Man arrested for online gaming piracy in Hong Kong — Hong Kong customs officers have shut down a pirated online gaming operation, arresting a 34-year-old man and seizing seven Internet servers and five computers worth HK$77,000 (US$ 9,935) from an apartment [read it at idg.no]
Inquiry to focus on flights’ sensor malfunctions — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it has begun an investigation into two recent incidents involving Airbus A330s, the same kind of plane as the one operated by Air France that crashed over the Atlantic Ocean [read it at the New York Times]
Pa. man monkeys with sprinkler, floods police HQ [read it at Philly.com]
Over 2.7 billion vulnerable programs installed on U.S. computers — Reputed Danish vulnerability intelligence provider Secunia has recently released version 1.5 of its free Personal Software Inspector (PSI) application. Statistics gathered by the software reveal frightening numbers, such as 2,720,800,000 vulnerable programs being installed on U.S. computers [read it at softpedia.com]
Little Italy building evacuated after 20-foot crack discovered — Authorities evacuated a five-story Little Italy building in New York City the evening of June 24, fearing a giant bottom-to-top crack in its facade could be a prelude to disaster [read it at New York Post]