OK, it only affects some older Macs, but a lot of people still use iBooks. I hope they didn’t find this because I told them to put a firmware password on there ;).
Via waffle; Open Firmware Password not recognized when beginning with capital “U”. (apple.com)
I do find this incredible. I mean, I really have to think quite hard how you are going about things if you manage to create a password scheme that can produce such bugs. It’s all the more important to know that you can bypass firmware passwords by changing memory configuration – something quite effortless on most portables these days. That goes for EFI and OpenFirmware.
On an unrelated side note, RSS reader icons with jet fighters flying over kick ass.