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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week


"I'm here to tell you, the Stuxnet attack is the Rubicon of our future."

Ambassador Cofer Black talking at Black Hat warning of the lessons learned from 9/11 (Datamation)


"I didn't succeed despite what you might have read in some blogs, but I did do some pretty cool stuff."

Security researcher Charlie Miller at Black Hat, refuting media stories that he had secret code to trigger Apple batteries to explode (eSecurityPlanet


"If you have installed all Microsoft Office patches and there are no 0 day vulnerabilities, will it be safe to open a Word or Excel doucment?"  The answer is no."

Security researcher Sung-ting Tsai at Black Hat explaining new methods for exploiting Microsoft Office documents (Datamation)

 "As an engineer I thought it would be interesting to find subtle violations of network neutrality."

Security researcher Dan Kaminsky at Black Hat talking about his new Network Neutrality router called 'n00ter' (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)


"I want my sane interfaces back. I have yet to meet anybody who likes the unholy mess that is gnome-3"

Linux creator Linus Torvalds commenting on the GNOME 3 desktop (Google +)


Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of Internet.com, the network for technology professionals.