Category: Internet

Germany warns US facilities could be targeted in wake of NSA leaks

Published time: November 12, 2013 22:13                                                                              The entrance to the US Airbase is pictured in Ramstein, southern German (AFP Photo / Daniel Roland) Officials in Germany have cautioned authorities to prepare for possible attacks against United States facilities overseas as revelations continue to emerge about America’s secretive National […]

Antivirus biz’s founder unmasked as noted Chinese hacker

Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/29/anvisoft_chinese_intrigue/ Blackhat once attacked US Department of Defense By John Leyden Posted in Security, 29th November 2012 09:19 GMT Free whitepaper – Gartner: Secure Web Gateway Malware Detection Techniques Antivirus startup Anvisoft was founded by an infamous Chinese hacker who allegedly cut his teeth exploiting Microsoft Office […]

Samsung printers have secret admin account

Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/28/samsung_printers_have_backdoor_admin_account/ Patch primed to prevent printer p0wnage By Simon Sharwood, APAC Editor Posted in Security, 28th November 2012 05:38 GMT Free whitepaper – IDC: Top Five Considerations for Cloud-Based Security Some Samsung printers, including models the Korean company made for Dell, have a backdoor administrator account coded […]

Is Facebook a Factor in Psychotic Symptoms?

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 TAU researcher connects computer communications and psychosis     As Internet access becomes increasingly widespread, so do related psychopathologies such as Internet addiction and delusions related to the technology and to virtual relationships. Computer communications such as Facebook and chat groups are an important […]

Flame Malware against French Government

The news is sensational, according the French magazine L’Express the offices of France’s former president Sarkozy were victim of a cyber attack, but what is even more remarkable is that for the offensive was used the famous malware Flame. . On the origin of the malware still persist […]

Quantum crypto – with nothing more than STANDARD broadband fibre

Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/20/quantum_crypto_breakthrough/ Theoretical un-crackability cracked By John Leyden Posted in Security, 20th November 2012 17:58 GMT Free whitepaper – Blue Coat Systems 2012 Malnet Report Boffins have worked out how to run quantum cryptography systems over a standard broadband fibre in a development that brings theoretically unbreakable […]

Major Data Breach in State Tax System : 3.6 million people and 650,000 businesses may have been compromised

By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN CHICAGO (CN) -South Carolina’s cyber-security contractor, Trustwave, let hackers into the state tax system, compromising the personal information of 3.6 million South Carolinians, taxpayers claim in a federal class action. Lead plaintiff Amber Strautins sued Trustwave Corp. for breach of contract, privacy invasion and negligence. […]

Megaupload and the Government’s Attack on Cloud Computing: Gov’t Claims Mr. Goodwin lost his property rights in his data by storing it on a cloud computing service

October 31, 2012 | By Cindy Cohn  and Julie Samuels Megaupload and the Government’s Attack on Cloud Computing Yesterday, EFF, on behalf of its client Kyle Goodwin, filed a brief proposing a process for the Court in the Megaupload case to hold the government accountable for the actions […]

Titan Supercomputer Debuts: Computer Churns Through More Than 20,000 Trillion Calculations Each Second

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is home to Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science with a theoretical peak performance exceeding 20 petaflops (quadrillion calculations per second). That kind of computational capability—almost unimaginable—is on par with each of the world’s 7 billion people being able to carry […]

Brain waves reveal video game aptitude

Contact: Diana Yates diya@illinois.edu 217-333-5802 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Scientists report that they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves. IMAGE:University of Illinois postdoctoral researcher Kyle Mathewson and his colleagues discovered that they […]