This is WFTL Bytes!, your occasiodaily FOSS and Linux news show for Thursday, December 18, 2008, with your host, Marcel Gagné. This is episode 39. Today's stories include an attack from a giant open source chameleon named OpenSUSE, a channel-enhanced Mandriva, a virtually new VirtualBox, an attack from 200 billion spam messages, and a knight in shining black armor to fight off at least a few of them.
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