Geek News for Tuesday, July 14, 2009

July 14, 2009

The return of Ellen, Universal’s afraid of the agent, Netflix in Amazon, and a Vietnamese analyst pwns US and South Korea in today’s geek news.

MOVIE NEWS

Universal is starting to prepare a Fear Agent, based on the comic of the same name. (via MTV Splash Page)

TELEVISION NEWS

Samantha Ferris, who played Ellen in Season 2 of Supernatural, revealed on her blog that she will be returning in the new season of Supernatural and said this about the episode:

There might be some salt…..maybe a demon or two……and a whoooole lotta bad s**t going on. There. I’m sure i have totally shed light on the situation for you. (Aren’t there things called spoilers for that?)

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Hey, remember last week, when it was revealed that some US and South Korea  government websites were taken down in a DDOS attack, and everyone said that it was probably North Korea. Well, guess what? Turns out that the attacks came from somewhere in the UK. WTF were the people in charge of researching the attacks in the US and South Korea doing that a Vietnamese security analyst figured this out before them.(via Computer World)

Bloomberg has a rumor that Netflix may be bought by Amazon.

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