[funsec] Whats in a name?

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Sun Nov 5 04:04:21 CST 2006


On Sat, 4 Nov 2006, Dude VanWinkle wrote:
> From: http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/11/03/asus_asteio_joke/
> 
> Asus would been well-advised to check the brandname of its latest
> media centre PC system with a linguist before announcing the product
> to the world this week. According to Reg Hardware readers, Asus'
> Asteio brand means 'joke' in Greek.
> 
> Ah, the dangers of branding a consumer electronics product to a global
> audience...

ESET NOD32:, protects your ass, if you're a hot girl:
http://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/387

Not to mention the new Microsoft Zune which originall was pronounced as
zi-yoon, which stands for...

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